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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 34 issue 3 (september 2000) : 152-155

NUTRITIONAL QUALITY OF ARVI (COLOCASJA ESCULENTA L.) AND GHANDIYALI (ALOCASJA SP.) CORM COLLECTIONS

Ambesh Gautam, A.B. Singh, C.P. Awasthi
1Deptt. of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Basic Sciencp., H.P.K.V., Palampur-176 062, India
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Cite article:- Gautam Ambesh, Singh A.B., Awasthi C.P. (2024). NUTRITIONAL QUALITY OF ARVI (COLOCASJA ESCULENTA L.) AND GHANDIYALI (ALOCASJA SP.) CORM COLLECTIONS. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 34(3): 152-155. doi: .
The study aimed at nutritional evaluation of seventeen corm collections of Colocasia and Alocasia grown under mid hills of Himachal Pradesh during 1996–97 revealed wide genotypic variability in respect of moisture, protein, total mineral, crude fat, carbohydrate, crude fibres, starch, total sugars, reducing sugars and non reducing sugars ranging from 74.82 to 85.66%,7.44 to 10.51%, 5.80 to 6.63%, 0.39 to 0.69%, 71.87% to 76.36%, 9.51 to 12.78%,41.60% to 46.93%, 7.27 to 8.68%, 2.07 to 2.99% and 4.81 to 5.89%, respectively in Arvi ccillections whereas, in Alocasia collections variations in these parameters were observed from 71.92 to 86.50%, 7.44% to 11.82%, 5.98% to 7.61%, 0.32 to 0.74%, 69.31 to 74.08%, 9.83 to 13.10%, 44.03 to 56.12%, 6.98 to 10.88%, 2.08 to 3.46%, and 4.16 to 7.22% in that order. Cummulative rating of Colocasia and Alocasia corm collections based on prominent biochemical indices showed that collections C-3, C-7 and C-6 of Colocasia and AC-9, AC-5 and AC-7 corm collections of Alocasia emerged superior in order of preference from nutritional Quality point of view
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