Anupam Tiwari A. K. Pal Sarvesh Singh S. P. Singh Vishnu lal Patidar


A study was conducted to evaluate the different guava cultivars for their physico-chemical composition and organoleptic assessment during the year 2012-2013. Results of study indicated that Gorakh Bilas Pasand cultivar proved to be superior on the basis of physical characters (Length-7.64 cm, Breadth-7.79 cm , Weight-240.60 g, Number of seeds per fruit-251 etc.) followed by Lucknow-49. However, Lucknow-49 was found noteworthy in respect of chemical composition (TSS-13.00 oBrix, Acidity-0.50%, pH-5.86, Vitamin C-300.36 mg/100g etc). In organoleptic assessment, it was found that ‘liked very much’ rating was provided by consumer to Lucknow-49. On the basis of overall findings, it was concluded that ‘Lucknow-49’ was superior in most of characters studied and might be one of the promising cultivars for quality fruits under eastern Uttar Pradesh conditions.


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Guava, Lucknow-49, Organoleptic assessment, Shelf life, Vitamin C

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Tiwari, A., Pal, A. K., Singh, S., Singh, S. P., & Patidar, V. lal. (2016). Physico-chemical attributes and organoleptic assessment of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cultivars grown in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 8(4), 1731–1734. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v8i4.1031
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