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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 12, Issue 5 (2023)

Quality (Physico-chemical) attributes of Fuyu persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) fruit

Author(s):

Samiksha Bisht, Anju Kumari Dhiman, Surekha Attri and Deepika Kathuria

Abstract:

Persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) is of Japanese origin and the most important species from nutritional point of view. It is generally recognized as outstanding source of nutritional and biologically active compounds. The fruit are enriched with different kinds of nutrients. The quality of fruits is defined by its physical and chemical characteristics. Therefore, this study examined the physico-chemical characteristics of persimmon fruit Fuyu. The fruit comprised of 7.20 Kg/cm2 of firmness and 90.23 percent of flesh content. The various bioactive compounds such as β-carotene (1.54 mg/100 g), ascorbic acid (12.40 mg/100 g) and total phenols (2.70 mg/100 g) are also present. The fruit thus is consumed to reap maximum nutrient benefits.

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How to cite this article:
Samiksha Bisht, Anju Kumari Dhiman, Surekha Attri and Deepika Kathuria. Quality (Physico-chemical) attributes of Fuyu persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) fruit. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2023;12(5):103-107. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2023.v12.i5b.14710

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