Pongamia glabra: constituents & uses

Parmar, B S and Sahrawat, K L and Mukerjee, S K (1976) Pongamia glabra: constituents & uses. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 35. pp. 608-611. ISSN 0022-4456

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The literature on karanja is evaluated critically. As with any other material, there is still a vast area of research remaining uncovered but the present information does point out areas where seeds andoil available in a large amount in the country can be utilized. To mention some of the uses, the use of karanjin as a nitrification inhibitor and karanja oil as a synergist-cum-solvent for chlorinated msecti­ cides might consume considerable amounts of these materials. Similarly, karanja cake meal can be processed and used as a cheap cattle feed. The oil is already finding considerable use in soap making.Besides, it is a potential source of fatty acids

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Others > Soil Science
Others > Fertilizer Applications
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 03:32
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2011 03:32
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/4584
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