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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Harvested Leek Allium ampeloprasum var. Please use this url to cite or link to this publication: Leek Allium porrum, Allium ampeloprasum var. In fact, refractance window drying was the best drying technique to retain methiin. We’ve sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password.

For the surname, see Kurrat a,lium. Allium porraceum Gray Allium porrum L. 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.

Allium ampeloprasum is a member of the onion genus Allium. It is remarkable that blanching resulted in a slight increase in the ACSO content.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Harvest in January or March resulted, for most of the cultivars and both parts, in a higher antioxidant capacity and polyphenol levels. Views View Edit History.

Please enter your password Forgotten your password? Sell images Our Blog. Allium porrum autum variety Vqr Moreover, epidemiologic studies elucidated the reduction of the risk of prostate, colorectal, stomach and breast cancer when leek is consumed.

On the one hand, the present study identified and quantified bioactive compounds in fresh leek for a range of leek cultivars and as a function of harvest time. Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers documentary.


Leeks on a wooden chopping board in a colander chive Three Leeks on a White Background Row of leeks Allium ampeloprasum var. Don Allium holmense Mill.

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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. Description Allium ampeloprasum var. Chapter 2 gave a brief summary concerning the current position of leek production in Belgium and abroad. Allium ampeloprasum has been differentiated into four cultivated vegetables, namely pirrumelephant garlickurrat and Persian leek.

The antioxidant capacity was highly influenced by cooking but not by storage. The dissimilarities between the three leek types could be explained by their genetic background, but because of their different harvest times, stress factors such as temperature, solar radiation, ampelopraasum etc. Family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Allioideae. Harvester harvesting Leek Allium ampeloprasum var. If the file has been modified alium its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, ampsloprasum it may be completely wrong. The application of 2 alternative value-adding valorisation methods, including lactic acid fermentation and drying, were ampelolrasum investigated in Chapter 9 with regard to the retention of the antioxidant properties. Hayek Allium ampeloprasum var.

Its native range is southern Europe to western Asia, but it is cultivated in many other places and has become naturalized in many countries. Faculty of Bioscience Engineering; Boiling had a negative effect on total phenolic content in the white shaft and green leaves.

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

The analysis of individual polyphenols revealed again that, air-dried samples contained higher quantities of polyphenols than freeze-dried leek, while freeze-dried ampeloprrasum exhibited higher levels of polyphenols compared to refractance window dried samples. Although air-drying was the best drying technique in retaining the antioxidant capacity and polyphenols, air-drying resulted in high losses of the ACSOs compared to freeze-drying.


Faculty of Bioscience Engineering. Allium ampeloprasum – MHNT. Gay Allium ampeloprasum var. Summary [ edit ] Description Allium ampeloprasum var.

Belgian Journal of Botany. These species were higher ampwloprasum methiin and flavonoid content, respectively. The objective of this PhD thesis was to develop knowledge on the presence of health-promoting compounds in leek in order to complement the many reports focusing on these compounds vaar related Allium species. Chapter 1 included a general introduction and the objectives of the present study. If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password.

I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:. Red Creole, red onion were the species with different antioxidant properties compared to leek. Leek ‘Musselburgh Improved’, Allium ampeloprasum var.

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Species synonymy Allium adscendens Kunth Allium albescens Guss. Allium… …canadense …drummondii …moly …neapolitanum …nigrum …roseum …sphaerocephalon …triquetrum …ursinum …vineale.

In Russia and Ukraineit is considered invasive except in Crimeawhere it is native. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.