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Unfamiliar food resources-the Agave.

Subrahmanyan, V. and Srinivasan, M. (1954) Unfamiliar food resources-the Agave. Bulletin of Central Food Technological Research Institute, 3. pp. 137-139.

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The rationale of the use of Agave stem as a famine food is discussed in the light of reports received regarding its effects on the consumers' health, as also in the light of published literature regarding the presence of minor deleterious constituents like saponins in different species of the Agave.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: agave, famine food, saponins
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 10 Plants
Divisions: Dept. of Biochemistry
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2012 06:45
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2012 06:45
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/6149

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