Nitrogen Nutrition and Amino Acid Metabolism in Cucumber


Ryota Tanemura
Niigata Agricultural Research Institute, Horticultural Research Center

Takuji Ohyama
Faculty of Agriculture, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: MED078000

The cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is thought to have been cultivated over 3,000 years, and is one of the most popular vegetables all over the world nowadays. Cucumber fruits are used not only as fresh vegetables, for example, in salads, but also as pickling and cooking materials. This book presents the nitrogen nutrition and amino acid metabolism in cucumbers. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents




1. Amino acid and sugar of the cucumber fruits

2. Nitrogen assimilation

3. Absorption and translocation




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