Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


Download a high-resolution (300dpi) digital image

{short description of image}

Image Number K9067-1

Fresh-cut apple slices like this one quickly turn brown and mushy when exposed to air. ARS chemist Dominic Wong was part of a team that discovered that certain calcium salts protect apple slices from changes in color, taste, or texture.

Photo by Brian Prechtel.



640 pixels wide: (k9067-1.jpg)




Please visit our Image Gallery

Last Modified: 8/13/2016
Footer Content Back to Top of Page