BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Diospyros melanoxylon is a medium-sized tree or shrub up to 25 m, and. m girth. The bark is pelican in colour, exfoliating in. DIOSPYROS MELANOXYLON ROXB IN CANCER PREVENTION: PHARMACOLOGICAL SCREENING, PHARMACOKINETICS AND CLINICAL STUDIES. This endemic plant of India and Ceylon is used in various ways. Besides being the source of Indian ebony, its wood is also utilized for making boxes, combs.
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Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. The State Government gives the license for collection and processing of the tendu leaves through tender every year. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity.
The fruits are gathered by the tribes in summer and are dried and stored for use in off-season. Kendu is a seasonal fruit available mainly in summer during May and June.
The force- deformation curve of kendu fruit shows surface or skin hardness was higher than the pulp Fig. Click here to View figure. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.
The average moisture content, ash content, crude fibre, fat, carbohydrate, protein were analysed Table 4. Proper value-addition techniques and processing facilities for this ethnic fruit can contribute to the socio-economic livelihood of tribal people. These information can be used for developing suitable techniques and practices for post-harvest management and processing of the fruit.
Tendu leaves are used as a wrapper for Beedi. Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India for providing laboratory facilities to conduct the experiments.
However, most of the harvest goes waste as the fruit has never been explored for its nutritional aspects. The authors would like to thank Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India for providing laboratory facilities to conduct the experiments.
Scopus Journal Metrics CiteScore Mineral composition of kendu fruit pulp is shown in Table 5. The fruit has an average sphericity, volume and surface area of 0. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables. This is also enhanced by setting fire beneath Tendu tree. The average moisture content of pulp was The information on the physico-chemical, textural and nutritional properties of Kendu would add to the scientific knowledge base.
A yellowness coloration b value of the fruit pulp was found significant indicating the fruit pulp is yellow in colour Table 2. User Group specific search options Title. Satyanarayana Kantamreddi and Colin W. Document specific search options Title.
Copy the following to cite this URL: A combination of a number of physico-chemical parameters are required to specify the quality of Kendu fruits. Titratable acidity TA was expressed as percent citric acid.
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Physico-Chemical, Mechanical and Antioxidant Properties of Kendu (Diospyros Melanoxylon Roxb.)
Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Similar trend of mineral composition can be found in mango and passion fruit.
The curves were narrow with high peaks, indicating that the seed has a dimension close to their corresponding means. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. The principal dimensions were used to calculate the arithmetic D a and the geometric D g mean diameters.
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Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics. It belongs to Ebenaceae family and Diospyros species.