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Table 1 Comparison of flavour attributes in Apo and IR64 from irrigated and drought treatments with sensory qualities/attributes as previously reported by Champagne et al. ( 2010 )

From: Delving deeper into technological innovations to understand differences in rice quality

Flavour Apo a IR64 a Apo IR64
Irrigated Drought Irrigated Drought
Sweet taste + ++ + + ++ +
Corn   +    + +
Sweet aromatic   +    + +
Astringent ++ + + +   +
Water like metallic ++ + ++ ++   +
Sewer/animal ++   ++ ++   
Sour/silage ++   + +   +
Hay-like/musty    ++ ++ ++ +
  1. aAdapted from Champagne et al. (2010).
  2. Eight panelists indicated the strength of the perceived aromatic characteristic of the sample using a 3 point scale.