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carbohydrates (GB)

Largest group of organic compounds made of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen (the latter two usually in a ratio of 2 to 1), which in plants in the photosynthesis by assimilation of the carbon dioxide be generated. They form the basic food and energy source for all organisms and the scaffolding substances for plants. The different types of carbohydrates are especially important sugar, At the Rebstock The carbohydrate reserves are an important factor for growth during the course of the year growth cycle, In autumn they are in the woody part in the form of Strength stored, in spring it is converted into sugar, which is the energy for the expulsion supplies. When the grapes ripen, sugar is transported into the berries. in the grape there are carbohydrates in the form of glucose and fructose as well as the pectins, See also under total extract,

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