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Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research
Year : 2013, Volume : 26, Issue : 1
First page : ( 36) Last page : ( 39)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.
Article DOI : 10.5958/j.2229-4473.26.1.005

Response of Organic Supplementation on Yield and Nutritional Parameters of Calocybe Indica

Sharma Satish K*, Lall Alok M, Sharma Mamta1, Reishi Monica1

Department of Biochemistry and Bioprocess Technology, SHIATS, Allahabad-210007

1Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture, Science and Technology, Jammu-180009

*Corresponding author Email: princesatish1@gmail.com

Online published on 9 July, 2013.


Rice bran, wheat bran and gram legume powder were used as supplements in wheat straw substrate to study their effect on the production and nutritional parameters of Calocybe indica. Maximum yield (835g, 83.5%BE) was recorded in response to rice bran supplementation followed by wheat bran (790 g, 79%BE) as compared to control (575 g, 57.5% BE). The findings related to biochemical parameters showed highest protein (30.58g) in gram legume powder, highest carbohydrate (55.18g) with wheat bran and highest fat, fibre, ash and moisture (2.75g, 9.43g, 8.35g, 91.37%) respectively with rice bran. There was yield reduction when gram legume powder (470.0 g, 47% BE) was used as supplement.



Calocybe indica, organic supplements, sporophore, yield, nutritional valve.


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