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prof. Ing. Josef Balík, Ph.D.
Identification number: 3537
University e-mail: josef.balik [at] mendelu.cz
 
Academic staff - university professor - Department of Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Products (FH)
Researcher - Department of Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Products (FH)
Head of department - Department of Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Products (FH)
 
External Teacher - Faculty of AgriSciences (MENDELU)

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Type of thesis: Diploma thesis
Thesis title:Comparison and evaluation of Europe and Asia pears species for spirits production
Written by (author): Ing. Ján Gajda
Department: Department of Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Products (FH)
Thesis supervisor: prof. Ing. Josef Balík, Ph.D.
Opponent:Ing. Richard Stávek
Final thesis progress:Final thesis was successfully defended.


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Language of final thesis:Czech

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Title of the thesis:Comparison and evaluation of Europe and Asia pears species for spirits production
Summary:The thesis was elaborated on MZLU in Brno at the Faculty of Horticulture in Institut of Post-harvest Technology of Horticulture Products in the period 2005 - 2008. The aim of the thesis was comparison and evaluation of Europe and Asia pears species for spirits production. There were used altogether seven species of pears, out of which five were Asian (Hosui, Shinko, Shinseiki, Man san a Kumt ghant chu) and remaining two European species of pears Williamsova čáslavka a Diana). The harvest of above mentioned species occurred in 2006 and 2007 cultivation season. Upon which followed the determination of the level of alcohol in the spirits as well as the volatile acids and methanol. The spirits were tasted and evaluated by means of graphic gradating methods and with the category ordinal scales. The best evaluation went to the spirits of European species, mainly to Williamsova čáslavka, Man san and Shinseiki. One of results, there was a proof of a statistically very significant differentiation in the smell and taste of pears in European spirits in comparison to Asian ones.
Key words:fermentation, nashi, spirits

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