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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 34 issue 3 (september 2014) : 177 - 182


Usha Ravi*, Lakshmi Menon, Ranjani Madhavan, Sangeetha Priyadharshini, M. Dhivya E.
1School of Food Science, M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai-600 034, India
Cite article:- Ravi* Usha, Menon Lakshmi, Madhavan Ranjani, Priyadharshini Sangeetha, E. Dhivya M. (2024). DETERMINATION OF QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF INDIGENOUS ORGANIC ASIAN INDIAN RICE VARIETY - NEELAM SAMBA. Agricultural Science Digest. 34(3): 177 - 182. doi: 10.5958/0976-0547.2014.00997.5.
Organic farming is a production system that avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetically produced agricultural inputs like fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, live stock feed additives etc. Besides, the economic value of rice is largely determined by the milling quality of the rice varieties. Increasingly, consumers are also interested to get rice which possesses good cooking and eating qualities. In view of the health benefits of organic crops and the quality demands of the consumers, the present study was under. The results of this study highlighted that Neelam samba had acceptable physical, nutritional, cooking, and milling qualities. It was also observed that parboiled milling procedure yields better quality rice than raw milled rice.
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