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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Assessment and comparison study of millet bar with farmer practice through on farm trial (2018-19)

Author(s):

Karuppasamy P and MR Latha

Abstract:
A study was conducted during 2018-19 in the guidance of ICAR-KVK, Vamban, Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. The farmers encounter various problems for adopting millets viz., lack of millet processing industries, problem in marketing, lack of nutritional knowledge and health benefits, lack of acceptance as regular food and lower economic returns. The developed millet bar was packed in poly ethylene pack and sensory evaluated for the period of 60 days at room temperature. The millet bar was low cost, nutri-dense and convenient snack for all age groups. The present study was undertaken to develop different millet bar and to evaluate the sensory acceptability, shelf life and benefit cost ratio of millet bar through On Farm Trial for entrepreneurship development program.

Pages: 381-384  |  1792 Views  1021 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Karuppasamy P and MR Latha. Assessment and comparison study of millet bar with farmer practice through on farm trial (2018-19). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):381-384. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i4Sg.12130

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