The results of consumer preference testing of popular apple cultivars at the end of the storage season 

https://doi.org/10.17221/146/2017-HORTSCICitation:Blažek J., Paprštein F., Zelený L., Křelinová J. (2019): The results of consumer preference testing of popular apple cultivars at the end of the storage season . Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46: 115-122.
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The results from 23 tasting sessions of experienced evaluators that took place during the last decade in May are presented in 4 periods which lasted 5 years except for the first one, which was seven-years long. The winner of the first testing period was ‘Bohemia’, ‘Meteor’ was the winner of the second period and ‘Admiral’ was the top rated in the remaining two testing periods. Across all the years, ‘Meteor’ had the highest total punctual value, but it was only about 0.4 points higher than ‘Admiral’. In the next sequence, they were followed by the cultivars ‘Andera’, ‘Rubin’ and ‘Andego’. In the aroma evaluation, ‘Andera’, ‘Gold Bohemia’ and ‘Topaz’ were the best. ‘Admiral’, ‘Gold Bohemia’ and ‘Andera’ were the top rated in flesh consistency. ‘Admiral’, ‘Angold’ and ‘Andera’ were the best in juiciness. ‘Gold Bohemia’, ‘Admiral’ and ‘Meteor’ had the highest values of the general taste. ‘Admiral’, ‘Angold’ and ‘Meteor’ were the most attractive. 

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