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Vol. 10, Issue 6 (2021)

Studies on physical, chemical and mineral evaluation of mango (Mangifera indica L.)

Author(s):
Shaikh RN, Agarkar BS, Kshirsagar RB and Bachate AH
Abstract:
The present investigation was carried out with the objective of to determine physical, chemical and mineral composition of mango (Mangifera indica L.) The mango is recognized as the "King of Fruits" because of its wonderful taste, delicious flavour, beautiful colour, and excellent nutritional content. Result from the analysis showed that weight was 271.6g, length was measured 8.43 cm, peel weight was 11.46g, pulp weight was found to be 203.6g and pulp recovery from mango fruit was 73.8g. further the chemical and mineral composition was reported and result revealed that moisture content was observed to be 86.51%, protein 0.56%, fat 1.6%, carbohydrate 8.54%, ash 1.95% and crude fibre 0.8% the ascorbic acid was noted to be 27.63mg/100g, TSS was 18.13(◦Bx), pH was 4.6 and titrable acidity was found to be 0.7%. The mango fruit is good source of mineral i.e. calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and phosphorus was observed to be 15.9mg/100g, 11.2mg/100g, 204.3mg/100g, 0.13mg/100g and 15.6mg/100g respectively.
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How to cite this article:
Shaikh RN, Agarkar BS, Kshirsagar RB, Bachate AH. Studies on physical, chemical and mineral evaluation of mango (Mangifera indica L.). Pharma Innovation 2021;10(6):446-449.
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