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Chemical Composition of Kabuli Chickpea Collections under Water Stress and Non-stress

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Life Science, Boston College for Professional Studies, Gwalior, MP, INDIA
  • 2Department of Chemistry, Govt. KRG College, Gwalior, MP,INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 3, Issue (4), Pages 25-28, April,18 (2013)

Abstract

Estimations of the metabolic products and accumulated ions were made to work out the chemical composition of grain protein, starch, soluble sugars and mineral contents in fourteen Kabuli chickpea samples under water stress to non-stress conditions. Results indicated that a higher amount of grain protein and soluble sugars were found under moisture stress however starch content decreased. Chemical analysis for mineral composition of Kabuli chickpea showed that accumulation of K and Mg increases and total P, Zn, Ca and Fe decreases in the samples of moisture stress environment.

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