IJFANS International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences

ISSN PRINT 2319 1775 Online 2320-7876

Nutritional And Qualitative Phytochemical Analysis Of Edible Bamboo Shoots Harvested From Karnataka

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Karthik. M.B,Jayashankar. M


Bamboo shoots are nutritious vegetable consumed globally, which are grown in early spring and rainy season. In the month of May to August. In the present study Eight edible bamboo species- Dendrocalamus asper, Dendrocalamus strictus, Dendrocalamus hamltonii, Dendrocalamus brandissii, Dendrocalamus stocksii, Bambusa bambos, Bambusa nutans and Bambusa tulda are selected from different regions from Karnataka. There characteristics are noted. Below experiments are conducted for Nutritional analysis - Moisture, Carbohydrate, Crude Protein, Crude Fiber and Total Ash analysis experiment are performed and Phytochemical analysis : Alkaloids, Flavonoids, Saponins, Tannins, Phenols, Glycosides, Proteins and Amino acids are performed and Results are tabulated for the obtained edible bamboo shoots. The results showed that Dendrocalamus asper, Bambusa bambos and Bambusa nutans are highly nutritious and suitable for edible which provide high nutrients. The phytochemical constituents alkaloids , phenols, proteins and amino acids are present in most of the shoot sample which shows that it has medicinal property.

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