Effect of Insect Infestation on Quality Parameters of Wheat

Abstract

The effects of insect infestation by Rhizopertha dominica on quality parameters of wheat (UP2204) were investigated. The wheat samples (uninfested and infested) were analyzed for nutritional contents viz.–Carbohydrate, Protein, Phenol and the changes in chemical structure were assessed by SEM. Chemical analysis showed that due to infestation carbohydrate… (More)

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