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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Standardization of different drying techniques for Dutch rose

Author(s):
Chandrashekhar V Uphade, NS Gupta, Anuradha A Watane and Dr. Manisha S Deshmukh
Abstract:
The present investigation was carried out to evaluate different methods of drying for Dutch rose flowers for obtaining better quality of dried flowers from three Dutch rose variety viz., Top secret, Skyline and Ravel. Flowers of variety Top secret dried in microwave oven embedded in silica gel for 150 seconds were more acceptable for quality parameters such as appearance (2.65), shape (2.49), colour (2.75) and texture (2.62) of flower. While unacceptable quality was obtained in Air drying method. The flowers dried in microwave and hot air oven by using silica gel as embedding media maintained proper shape, colour, texture and appearance without disturbing its original form. Flowers of cv. ‘Top secret’ dried by using silica gel resulted in best quality of dried flowers as it scored maximum points for all the quality parameters studied.
Pages: 851-856  |  333 Views  61 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Chandrashekhar V Uphade, NS Gupta, Anuradha A Watane and Dr. Manisha S Deshmukh. Standardization of different drying techniques for Dutch rose. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 851-856.

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