Margaret Malochleb

Margaret Malochleb

Boosting the benefits of apples

Data from more than 100 apple varieties has been collected on a new platform developed by Ohio State University scientists in an effort to improve the breeding process and boost the health benefits of America’s favorite fruit.

The platform combines the genetics behind specific traits and information on hundreds of chemical compounds, ranging from sugars and acids to antioxidants, that contribute to the health benefits of apples. By showing relationships betwe…

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Margaret Malochleb, Associate Editor, [email protected]
Margaret Malochleb