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Andrew Barney

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Re: Tannins in pea shoots and pods
« Reply #15 on: 2021-05-14, 12:12:12 PM »
Galina, very interesting.

I found out in December that I may be what is termed a "non bitter taster" as I don't particularly hate brussel sprouts as much as others do. Apparently you can get bitter taste PTC paper strips to find out.

I found this out after my daughter and my wife tried a yellow fleshed watermelon I grew last year. They both hated it, while I didn't mind it overall. It did have an odd faint after flavor though, so i wonder if it has citron ancestry from my citron melon hybrid project. But, I hadn't even thought about me not being able to fully taste bitterness. I will have to rely on others tastes as well as my own for future breeding projects.