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Vol. 9, Issue 12 (2020)

Physical and nutritional properties of jackfruit at different stages of maturity

Author(s):
Estuti Chandra and Pushpa Bharati
Abstract:
Popular fruit having restricted usage in small segment of the country, the jackfruit was taken for the study at different levels of maturity with objective to evaluate the physical and nutritional characteristics at different stage of maturity. Results showed that length (11.7 cm 47.18 cm and 44.20 cm in immature, mature and ripe fruit respectively), breadth (13.35cm, 26.12cm and 25.51 cm in immature mature and ripe fruit respectively) of jackfruit significantly differs at all levels of maturity. Weight of edible portion was significantly different in all three stages, highest edible portion was present in mature jackfruit (4.66kg). Jackfruit contains highest protein (4.36%) and ash (3.53%) at mature level. Immature contains good amount of crude fat (4.16%) and calcium (55.30 mg/100g). ripe fruit found to be rich in crude fibre (10.10%) and 93.64% of total carbohydrate. Jackfruit is rich in nutrient in all the stages of maturity.
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How to cite this article:
Estuti Chandra, Pushpa Bharati. Physical and nutritional properties of jackfruit at different stages of maturity. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(12):354-357.

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