DRYING OF OYSTER MUSHROOM (Pleurotus florida) IN DIFFERENT DRYERS

Article Id: ARCC5285 | Page : 79·86
Citation :- DRYING OF OYSTER MUSHROOM (Pleurotus florida) IN DIFFERENT DRYERS.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2006.(25):79·86
Satish Naik, M. Ramachandra, K.S. Rajashekharappa, ·T.N. Tulasidas, K. Murali 1 and B.C. Mallesha2
Address : Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore-560 065, India

Abstract

A study was undertaken in two tribal dominated districts of West Bengal to study the household food security of Santhal farm families. The data was collected from 100 respondents covering 4 villages through interview schedule and PRA technique. The study revealed that majority of households belonged to nuclear families with low level of education and farming as their main occupation. 44% of the household had food grains shortage throughout the year since past five years and 62% of them had inadequate grain production in the previous year. Except cereal, the diet of Santhal were inadequate and far below the recommended amount

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