Comparison of Nutritive Value, Cooking Qualities and Acceptability of Four Selected Strains of Hybrid Cholam (Sorghum vulgare) with a Local Strain


  • Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore, India


The Rockefeller Foundation have undertaken a project in collaboration with the National Institute of Agricultural Research on the improvement of sorghum (Jowar varieties). A large number of hybrid strains of jowar have been developed to replace the local varieties in human dietaries. Therefore testing their nutritive value and acceptability has become necessary.

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Alternative Medicine

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