Tobacco Science & Technology, 2010, 10, p. 56-59., ISSN.1002-0861
Correlation between browning degree of and chemical components in aged leaf
1. Technology Center, China Tobacco Anhui Industrial Corporation, Hefei 230088, P.R. China; 2. Tobacco Research Institute of CAAS, Qingdao 266101, Shandong, P.R. China
To make clear the factors affecting the browning and the change of chemical components in aged tobacco leaf, the contents of pigments, polyphenol, potassium, chloride, reducing sugar, and starch in and pH value of tobacco leaf during aging were...