Carotenoids in Pumpkins

Database created by Michael Murkovic

Graz University of Technology

Department of Food Chemistry and Technology

Petersgasse 12/2, 8010 Graz, Austria

Co-workers:         Ursula Mülleder

                              Heinz Neunteufl

This database contains carotenoid values in a variety of pumpkins grown in the year 2000 in Austria and Romania.

The concentration of carotenoids is given in mg/kg fresh weight

Latin name Variety   Pictures Country a-Carotene b-Carotene
C. pepo Hi-Beta Gold 2081 1, 2 Austria - -
Acorn Table Gold 2004 1 Austria 1,5 21
Acorn Tay Bell 2006 1, 2 Austria 1,7 9,4
Tonda di Padona 2047 1 Austria 1,2 23
Carneval di Venezia 2010 1, 2 Austria 0,3 0,6
Melonette Jaspeé Vende 2022 1 Austria 0,5 13
Stripetti 2042 1, 2, 3 Austria - -
Vegetable Spaghetti 2051 1,2 Austria - -
C. maxima Uchiki Kuri 1009 1 Austria 14 25
Flat White Boer 1037 1 Austria 75 62
Umber Cup 1061 1 Austria 7,9 37
Hyvita 1143 1 Romania 9,9 25
Buen Gusto 1120 1, 2 Austria 10 33
Gelber Zentner 1040 1, 2 Austria 0 22
Mini Green Hubbard 1002 1 Austria 4,2 14
Anatolia weiß 1112 1 Austria - -
Autumn Cup 1106 1 Austria 8,0 52
Imperial Elite 1109 1 Austria 11 74
Snow Delite 1110 1 Austria 15 64
Walfish 1114 1 Austria 9,0 43
Japan 117 1117 1 Austria 10 72
C. moschata Burpee Butterbush 3029 1, 2, 3 Austria 9,8 31
Long Island Cheese 3031 1, 2 Austria 59 70
Mousqueé de Provence 3026 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Austria 28 49
Martinica 3042 1 Austria 16 54
C. maxima × moscata Tetsuka Buto 5006 1 Austria 24 35