Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, volume 19 issue 2 (june 2000) :


Sharma Rekha1, Vali S.A.1, Shastri P.N.2, Rao B.Y.2
1Department of Food Technology, Laxmi Narayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur University, Nagpur.
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Cite article:- Rekha1 Sharma, S.A.1 Vali, P.N.2 Shastri, B.Y.2 Rao (2024). STORAGE STUDIES OF WHEAT GERM OIL. Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research. 19(2): . doi: .
The characteristics and constants of freshly extracted wheat germ oil were as follows:-Specific gravity 0.9233: refractive index at 25°C 1.4760: saponification value 190.0: peroxide value 39.1 (meq of peroxide/kg of oils and free fatty acid 13.8%. Storage studies of wheat germ oil in polypropylene (PP) and high density polyethylene (HOPE) bottles showed a gradual increase in free fatty acid content and fluctuations in peroxide value throughout the storage period of one year.

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