Phytochemicals and Carbohydrates Content of Some Indigenous Leafy Vegetables of Jorhat District, India

B.H. Choudhury1,*, A.M. Baruah2 and S. Baishya2

1Department of Biochemistry and Agricultural Chemistry, B.N. College of Agriculture, Biswanath Chariali-784 176, India

2Department of Biochemistry and Agricultural Chemistry, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785 013, India

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Some indigenous leafy vegetables were collected from various places of Jorhat district, Assam state of India for evaluation of phytochemicals and carbohydrates contents. The total alkaloid contents varied from 0.13-3.23 %, total phenol content varied from 0.25-2.2 %, total flavanoids content varied from 0.86-3.40%, total flavanol content varied from 0.33-1.63 %. In case of carbohydrates, starch content varied from 18.78-56.42 %, total soluble sugar content varied from 7.37-21.69 and reducing sugar content varied from 4.19-18.58 %.


Indigenous leafy vegetables, Wild, Edible parts, Phytochemicals, Carbohydrates.

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