Correlation between Physicochemical Properties and Peeling Ratio of Korean Chestnut

밤 내피 및 외피의 이화학적 특성 및 박피율과의 상관분석

  • 황자영 (동남보건대학교 식품영양과)
  • Received : 2017.04.04
  • Accepted : 2017.04.07
  • Published : 2017.04.30


Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to analyze the physicochemical properties related to peeling rate of Korean chestnut. Methods: Analyses were carried out for weight, thickness, polyphenol, amino acid and peeling ratio for Korean chestnut. The correlation between these physicochemical components and peeling ratio of chestnut was measured. Results: The average of thickness for inner shell and outer shell was 0.66 mm and 0.93 mm, respectively. The average peeling ratio was 77.51%. A significant negative correlation was found between peeling ratio and thickness of the inner shell ($r=-0.80^{***}$, p<0.001). Analysis for the polyphenol composition of inner shell by HPLC was carried out and peaks 2 ($r=-0.56^*$, p<0.05), 11 ($r=-0.68^{**}$, p<0.01), 14 ($r=-0.52^*$, p<0.05), 28 ($r=-0.66^{**}$, p<0.01) showed a significant negative correlation with the peeling ratio. Conclusion: Thickness of chestnut inner shell was determined as the most influential factors of peeling.


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