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Glycemic Index Profiling of Raw and Germinated Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd)

Quinoa contains high biological value proteins, low glycemic index carbohydrates and ⁇ -3 and 6 fatty acid phytosteroids that have health benefits. The key benefit of quinoa is that it meets the rising international demand for gluten-free products in cakes , pastries, pasta and baked goods, along with being a protein substitute in the flour…
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November 6, 2020 0

Leaf Amino Acids and Anatomical Traits of Drought Tolerant vs Sensitive Genotypes of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) under Elevated Levels of Water Stress

Many plants accumulate compatible osmolytes at high levels in plant cells such as amino acids and/or develop special epidermal cell bladders which may serve as external water reservoirs and having small and thick-walled cells in response to water deficit. The objectives of the present investigation were: (i) to study effects of water stress on the…
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February 13, 2020 0