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Vol. 9, Issue 8 (2020)

Organoleptic evaluation of aonla (Murabba) for income generation through farm women

Author(s):
SP Tripathi, Anita Shukla, Shashi Gaur and SPS Somvanshi
Abstract:
Aonla (Emblica officinalis Geartn), the king of arid fruits, popularly known as “Indian gooseberry”, is a small-sized minor subtropical fruit grown widely in North India. India ranks first in the world in aonla area and production volume. It is considered to be a “wonder fruit for health” because of its unique properties. Aonla fruit is very useful in treating many diseases such as diabetes, cough, asthma, bronchitis, headache, dyspepsia, colic, flatulence, skin diseases, leprosy, jaundice, scurvy, diarrhea and cancer, but the aonla products like candy, supari, pickle, murraba and chavanprash are very famous and have huge demand in the market because of their health benefits. Result revealed that Income generation through aonla murraba net return for Improved practice Rs 5525 per unit production higher as compare to traditional practice. Benefit cost ratio was found superior in improved practice (1.88) as compare (1.33) in traditional practice. Sensory parameters viz., color, texture, flavor, taste and overall acceptability were found superior in improved practice method as compared to the traditional method.
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How to cite this article:
SP Tripathi, Anita Shukla, Shashi Gaur, SPS Somvanshi. Organoleptic evaluation of aonla (Murabba) for income generation through farm women. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(8):257-260.

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