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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Storage studies of cabinet oven dried carnation flowers

Author(s):

SM Wararkar, SR Dalal, SG Bharad and NS Gupta

Abstract:
The present experiment entitled “Effect of drying temperature in cabinet oven dryer for carnation flower” was carried out during the academic years 2015-16 and 2016-17 at Department of Horticulture, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola to find out suitable duration for drying of carnation flower. The experiment was laid out in Randomized Block Design with four replications. The treatments comprised of six different treatments of drying durations in cabinet oven dryer viz. 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3 and 3.5 minutes. Cabinet oven drying for 3.5 minutes scored maximum scores for extent of colour fading at 60 and 180 days after drying during storage, whereas minimum scores were recorded in treatment of 1-minute cabinet oven drying. With respect to incidence of pest and diseases scores of flowers during storage at 60 and 180 days after drying, treatment 3.5 minutes cabinet oven drying scored maximum points whereas, minimum scores and maximum damage by pests and diseases were recorded in 1-minute cabinet oven drying treatment T1.

Pages: 199-201  |  780 Views  213 Downloads

How to cite this article:
SM Wararkar, SR Dalal, SG Bharad and NS Gupta. Storage studies of cabinet oven dried carnation flowers. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):199-201.

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