Abstract
PROXIMATE AND PHYTOCHEMICAL EVALUATION OF A NON-CONVENTIONAL VEGETABLE- BIDENS BITERNATA (LOUR.) MERR & SHERIFF

Umate Satish K.* and Marathe Vishal R.

ABSTRACT

Non-conventional vegetables refer to the species which are not cultivated at large scale commercially and in times of scarcity of staple food, tribes, local communities use such plants as vegetable. Bidens biternata is a widespread weed occurring in moist and shady places of gardens, in farms, village, along the roadside, cultivated areas and along the bank of small channels. Though it is not a commercial vegetable, it occupies an important place among the food of village communities of South India and Western Ghats as wild leafy vegetable. All parts of B. biternata are used as ingredients in folk medicines, Present study deals with the analysis of proximate content and phytochemical from leaf of B.biternata. Results revealed that it has 82% moisture content, 13.8% of ash, Leaf powder shows high solubility in alkaline solvent than acid and water, Energy value found to be 99.8 Kcal/100gm. The phytochemical studies showed positive result for Alkaloids, phenolics, flavonoids, tannins, caumarins and cardenolins.

Keywords: Bidens biternata, Phytochemical, Proximate value, wild vegetables.


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