King Richard Leek is a Summer leek that we have been selecting for over-winter hardiness. Tall, refined shanks. Consistently the last fresh field crop to go to. Common name, Leek. Synonym, Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum. Other names , ›Allium ampeloprasum ›Allium ampeloprasum L., nom. cons. ›Allium porrum. Prep Biochem Biotechnol. Aug 18;45(6) doi: / Utilization of Leek (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) for.

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Similarly, air-drying resulted in the highest total phenolic content compared with freeze-drying, while freeze-dried and refractance window dried samples exhibited equal amounts of polyphenols.

This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Retrieved from ” https: Chapter 6 elucidated the difference between leek and some of its related Allium species with regard to the antioxidant properties. Allium… …abramsii ammpeloprasum …aflatunense …ampeloprasum …amplectens …anceps …atrorubens …bisceptrum …bolanderi …burlewii …caeruleum …campanulatum …cernuum …chinense …cratericola …crispum …cristophii …koreanum …monanthum …platycaule …praecox …punctum …sanbornii …shevockii …siskiyouense …sphaerocephalon …stellatum …stipitatum …textile …tribracteatum …tricoccum …triquetrum …tuolumnense …unifolium …validum …victorialis …yosemitense.

Although leek is a popular vegetable in many European countries, the limited scientific knowledge concerning its health-promoting compounds is in sharp contrast with the well-documented health aspects of its related Allium species, i.


The results of Chapter 9 demonstrate the higher antioxidant capacity and polyphenol content upon fermentation especially in the green leaves.

We’ve sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password. Leek Allium porrum, Allium ampeloprasum var. Leek growing in two rows in soil in vegetable garden LeeksAllium alloum Leeks in a garden.

Species synonymy Allium adscendens Kunth Allium albescens Guss. Moreover, the presence and properties of bioactive compounds was discussed in Chapter 2.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat Chapter 1 included a general introduction and the objectives of the present study. Fermentation does not require extensive materials and is an inexpensive way to stabilise and preserve plant material such as leek.

In contrast with boiling, steaming did not have an ampeloprsaum on the polyphenolic content. Leek, Allium ampeloprasum var.

The species may have been introduced to Britain by prehistoric people, where its habitat consists of rocky places near the coast in south-west England and Wales. On the basis of novel scientific knowledge on health-promoting compounds in leek obtained in the present ampeloprasjm, the dissertation aims to stimulate innovation in leek breeding, production, marketing and the consumption pattern of leek.

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Besides their economic importance, they are a source of several bioactive or health-promoting compounds including 4 important chemical groups that have perceived benefits to human health, i. Leek, Allium ampeloprasum var porrum. Please use this url to cite or link to this publication: The application of 2 alternative value-adding valorisation methods, including lactic acid fermentation and drying, were therefore investigated in Chapter 9 with regard to the retention of the antioxidant properties.

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Moreover, epidemiologic studies elucidated the reduction of the risk of prostate, colorectal, stomach and breast cancer when leek is consumed. In general, steaming seemed to be responsible for a better retention of the bioactive compounds present in leek.

Utilization of Leek (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) for inulinase production.

Krause Allium laetum Salisb. Allium porraceum Gray Allium porrum L. An obvious increase could be observed in the antioxidant capacity of the steamed green leaves.

Harvester harvesting Leek Allium ampeloprasum var. Allium babingtonii Borrer Allium bertolonii De Not. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Allium porrum autum variety Nederlands: Family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Allioideae.

Utilization of Leek (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) for inulinase production.

Belgian Journal of Botany. Search publications Advanced search. These results indicated the nutritional relevance of fermentation, which can be a promising stabilisation technique for leek.

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