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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Qualitative and quantities evaluation of Phyllanthus emblica L. fruits under valley condition of Garhwal Himalaya

Author(s):

Mamta Gocher, Rajendra Gochar, SS Rawat and DK Rana

Abstract:
Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica L.) locally called as ‘P. emblica’ is one of the important fruit yielding plants utilized in Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine. Nutritional and medicinal properties of P. emblica make it a well-known fruit. It is a richest source of vitamin-C, phytochemicals and minerals. The present study was conducted to evaluate the performance of five different cultivars of P. emblica for qualitative and quantities characteristics under valley at department of horticulture, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal hills Uttarakhand condition. The results revealed that, significant variability was detected among the cultivars for different fruit, seed and biochemical traits. Banarasi cultivar was found superior in term of fruit and pulp weight (22.25 gm), (21.07 gm), pulp thickness (1.32 cm), and pulp: stone ratio (17.07) while NA-7 was maximum in term of diameter (3.29 cm), volume (21.91 ml) and specific gravity (1.21 cc) as compared to other cultivars. The cultivar Chakaiya was found superior compared to other varieties for biochemical characters such as ascorbic acid (643.50 mg/100g) and total sugar (8.37%) content.

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How to cite this article:
Mamta Gocher, Rajendra Gochar, SS Rawat and DK Rana. Qualitative and quantities evaluation of Phyllanthus emblica L. fruits under valley condition of Garhwal Himalaya. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):1295-1299. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i3u.11488

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