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Volume 5 Issue 12
December-2018
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIREB06036

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313-318

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Title

Nutritional Properties And Food Applications Of Monkey Jack Fruit(Artocarpus Lakoocha):A Mini Review

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2349-5162

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"Nutritional Properties And Food Applications Of Monkey Jack Fruit(Artocarpus Lakoocha):A Mini Review", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.313-318, December 2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIREB06036.pdf

Abstract

ArtocarpuslakkochaRoxb.is a large deciduous tree found majorly in the coastal areas of South India. It is a monoecious tree and both the male and female spikes born on the same tree. The flowering starts in the monthof December and continues up to the first week of May. The onset of fruit starts in the month of May and continues up to the July.The tree is alarge fruit bearer with an average yield of 58.5 to 98 Kg fruits per tree. The fruit is a good source of nutrients and phytochemicals. The seeds of the fruit are rich source of fat and depending on the variety and fruit maturity varies from 3.17 -15%. Seeds also contain a lectin ‘agglutinin’ which exhibit anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anticancer and anti-HIV properties. The bark of the tree is rich in tannins (8.5%) and the powder of the bark can be used as a cure to the wounds and skin lesions. Traditionally, the flowers are used in the preparation of sabji, the unripe fruit is used for the pickling and ripe fruit is used for the extraction of juice and preparation of curries. This tree exhibit great potential of application in both food and pharmaceutical industry.

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pharmaceutica, anti-inflammatory.

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"Nutritional Properties And Food Applications Of Monkey Jack Fruit(Artocarpus Lakoocha):A Mini Review", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp313-318, December 2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIREB06036.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIREB06036
Registration ID: 233618
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 313-318
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Nutritional Properties And Food Applications Of Monkey Jack Fruit(Artocarpus Lakoocha):A Mini Review", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp313-318, December 2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIREB06036.pdf




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