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Scientific classification of ripening period and development of colour grade chart for Indian mangoes (Mangifera indica L.) using multivariate cluster analysis
Abstract The available colour charts are purely based on external appearance, internal and external quality parameters were not considered and no scientific methodology were employed forExpand
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Kinetics of gravity settling of cassava starch in its aqueous suspension
Abstract Cassava starch owing to its low cost, easy extractability, high viscosity, bland taste, neutral flavour and easy degradation finds extensive use in food, feed and industrial sector. SettlingExpand
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In Vitro Micropropagation of Talinum portulacifolium L. through Axillary Bud Culture
The present study describes a protocol for rapid and large scale in vitro micropropagation of Talinum portulacifolium L. through axillary bud culture. The culture medium was optimized for propagationExpand
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Color Kinetics During Ripening of Indian Mangoes
During ripening of mangoes, color change kinetics were studied with Alphonso, Banganapalli, and Neelam varieties. The internal and external color change was recorded using CIE-Lab color coordinates.Expand
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Management of Rice Insect Pests with Virtako 1.5 G (Chlorantraniliprole 5% + Thiamethoxam 10%) in Tamil Nadu
Single soil application of Virtako 1.5 G @ 6 kg ha−1 at 30 days after transplanting during 2012–13 reduced the population of brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens), green leafhopper (NephotettixExpand
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Biotechnology and In Vitro Conservation of Medicinal Plants
Medicinal and aromatic plants have been intimately linked with human health and culture since time immemorial. Herbal medicines are products of plant secondary metabolism and are involved in variousExpand
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Texture and rheological changes of Indian mango cultivars during ripening
Abstract Fruit texture is one of the deciding factors determining the ripeness level of mangoes, and rheological characteristics are important for standardization and characterization of several unitExpand
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Growth and metabolic characteristics of oleaginous microalgal isolates from Nilgiri biosphere Reserve of India
BackgroundRenewable energy for sustainable development is a subject of a worldwide debate since continuous utilization of non-renewable energy sources has a drastic impact on the environment andExpand
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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomus intraradices) and diazotrophic bacterium (Rhizobium BMBS) primed defense in blackgram against herbivorous insect (Spodoptera litura) infestation.
In the changing scenario of agriculture, plants are exposed to various biotic and abiotic stresses. Induction of both constitutive and inducible defense systems was noticed in plants exposed toExpand
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A survey of water consumption and product output fromten sago factories in India
Most of the tapioca processing units in India separate starch from slurry by employing the gravity settling method. Sedimentation in settling tanks allows the contact of starch with water. ThisExpand
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