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Assiut University (2018)

Chemical and Technological Studies for Improvement of Date Syrup (Dibs) Quality

Hamam, Samar Hassan Abdalla.

Titre : Chemical and Technological Studies for Improvement of Date Syrup (Dibs) Quality

Auteur : Hamam, Samar Hassan Abdalla.

Etablissement de soutenance : Assiut University

Grade : Master in Agricultural Sciences 2018

Résumé partiel
The date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is one of the eldest of cultivated tree fruits, with its origin in prehistoric times and records indicating culture as early 3000 B.C in the Near East and North Africa. Dates are an important crop in the desert regions of the world. The date palm tree is among the most presented plants in our Holy Book, the Quran as well as Sunnah. Egypt considered as the first country of the top ten date producers in world (1,694,813 tons), it produces 18% from the overall international produce of date and 23% from the Arab world produce (FAO, 2016). However, a significant portion of date are wasted in date producing countries (e.g. 30% loss of total produce) due to its inferior quality, damage, and undersized fruit of unattractive appearance, The low quality dates are a rich source of carbohydrates composed mainly of sugars and dietary fibres and are safe for human consumption. Owing to their composition, low quality dates were also used for preparation of some products with high value-added

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