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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 33 issue 2 (june 2013) : 146-149


Pratibha Parihar, A.K. Tomar, S. Kumar
1Department of Food Science and Technology, College of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur- 482 004 India
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Cite article:- Parihar Pratibha, Tomar A.K., Kumar S. (2024). OPTIMIZATION OF PROCESSING VARIABLES FOR THE STORABILITY OF LINSEEDS (Linum usitatissimum). Agricultural Science Digest. 33(2): 146-149. doi: .
The present study was carried out to evaluate the suitable conditions and packaging materials for safe storage of linseed (Linum usitatissimum). The studies revealed that 6-8 per cent moisture was the safest from germination and fungal infestation point of view. However 10-12 per cent moisture was most favourable for fungal infestation along with changes in qualities of seeds. The best containers for storage were gunny bags and/or baked earthen pots. During storage there were no changes in oil and protein content of seeds. However, free fatty acids increased steadily during storage.
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