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Vol. 10, Issue 4 (2021)

Physical properties of Rambutan fruit (Nephelium iappaceum L.)

Author(s):
Mounika E and Bhupendra Ghodki
Abstract:
Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) is an exotic plant from Southeast Asian native to the Malaysiane Indonesian region, closely related to fruit species as lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) with whom it shares some morphological features except its long, thick, and soft spikes or hairs in its shell; its edible pulp is white, juicy, translucent, subacid-sweet flavored, also similar to litchi. The study was conducted to determine the physical properties of both whole rambutan and peeled rambutan fruits. The Properties determined in the study are length, width, thickness, sphericity, geometric mean diameter, bulk density and angle of repose.
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How to cite this article:
Mounika E, Bhupendra Ghodki. Physical properties of Rambutan fruit (Nephelium iappaceum L.). Pharma Innovation 2021;10(4):1161-1163.
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