Influence of Parthenium Compost, Composted Coirpith and Chemical Fertilisers on the Antioxidant Levels of Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek (Green Gram)


  • Avinashilingam University for Women, Department of Biochemistry, Coimbatore, 641 043, India


Food legumes or pulses, as they are commonly known, constitute an important part of the diet in Indian population. Among pulses green gram is widely considered as an excellent source of high quality protein, water soluble vitamins and minerals of dietary significance. However, the productivity of green gram is low due to poor soil fertility and can be increased to a great extent with the application of fertilizers. Application of organic manures help to sustain crop productivity besides maintaining soil health.

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Food Science and Technology

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