BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Diospyros melanoxylon is a medium-sized tree or shrub up to 25 m, and. m girth. The bark is pelican in colour, exfoliating in. DIOSPYROS MELANOXYLON ROXB IN CANCER PREVENTION: PHARMACOLOGICAL SCREENING, PHARMACOKINETICS AND CLINICAL STUDIES. This endemic plant of India and Ceylon is used in various ways. Besides being the source of Indian ebony, its wood is also utilized for making boxes, combs.

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Male flowers are mauve in colour, tetramerous to sextamerous, Various physico-chemical and mechanical properties found can be used in designing proper equipment for value-addition of the fruit.

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These parameters are important for determining the capacity of storage and transport. Studies of Tribes and Tribals. Propagation Techniques Soak seeds in cold water for 24hrs.

Chemical Properties The average moisture content, melsnoxylon content, crude fibre, fat, carbohydrate, protein were analysed Table 4. The Kendu plant is grown in plenty all over the eastern parts of India for commercialization of its leaves for making bidi, a traditional cigarette. Wider lessons on the scope for policy change.

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Similar values of phenolic content were found for guava, plum and star fruit, and beta carotene content was found similar to different variety of mangoes. The physico-chemical, mechanical, antioxidant properties and, mineral composition of the Kendu fruit were investigated.


mepanoxylon Similar range of values have been reported for mango, apple and medlar. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. The energy value of the pulp was Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Similar trend of mineral composition can be found in mango and passion fruit.

Melanxoylon rubiginosa Roth Diospyros tupru Buch. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: Retrieved 5 May June Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. NAAS Score 4.

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Other Journals by Enviro Publishers. Kendu is a seasonal fruit available mainly in summer during May and June. This is also enhanced by setting fire beneath Tendu idospyros. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research: Its common name derives from Coromandelthe coast of southeastern India.

Individual principle dimensions of fruit mass, length and mid-section diameter of the Kendu fruit were studied. Poor fuelwood Pest Management: In conclusion, the physico-chemical parameters such as moisture content, ash, crude fibre, crude fat, protein, carbohydrate, total soluble solids TSSacidity, pH, and colour are important for further processing and value addition of Kendu fruit.


Dibyakanta Seth India Final Approval by: Due to the fibrous nature of the fruit, the graph has several peaks. Fruit samples were divided into three sizes small, medium and large according to their arithmetic mean diameter Da. Total sugar was determined by spectrophotometric method at nm using anthrone reagent.

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djospyros We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western The leaves can be wrapped around tobacco to create the Indian beedi[3] which has outsold conventional cigarettes in India.

In the past, black trunk was used to make black keys of the piano. The fruits are gathered by the tribes in summer and are dried and stored for use in off-season.

Frequency distribution curves of length and width show more numbers of fruits of medium range Fig.