Effects of Darkness and Light Spectra on Nutrients and Pigments in Radish, Soybean, Mung Bean and Pumpkin Sprouts

Fresh sprouts are an important source of antioxidant compounds and contain useful phytonutrients in the human diet. Many factors, such as the time of germination and types of light, influence the physiological processes and biosynthetic pathways in sprouts. The effect of red, blue and white light vs...

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Main Authors: Linda Mastropasqua, Nunzio Dipierro, Costantino Paciolla
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-06-01
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3921/9/6/558