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Agriculture and Potato Research
Research data from University of Wisconsin, Department of Agriculture update understanding of agriculture and potato research
April 29th, 2010
"The potato is one of the most popular vegetables worldwide and is the most important vegetable crop in the United States, accounting for nearly one-third of per-capita vegetable consumption. Potatoes can be prepared in many ways, including baking, boiling, roasting, frying, steaming, and microwaving, allowing for a diversity of uses," scientists writing in the American Journal of Potato Research report.
"Most people find potatoes to be an agreeable food and very few actually dislike potatoes. Potato flavor results from the combination of taste, aroma, and texture. Flavor precursors synthesized by the plant are present in raw potatoes and consist mainly of sugars,...
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Source: Agriculture Business Week (2010-04-29)