Ascorbic Acid Contents From Some Exotic Tree Species Growing in Rajasthan Desert

B.B. S. Kapoor, Shelja Pandita


Ascorbic acid contents of stems, leaves and fruits from four selected exotic tree species like Colophospermum
mopane, Holoptelea integrifolia, Kigelia pinnata and Putranjiva roxburghii have been analysed. Maximum
ascorbic acid contents were found in the fruits of Colophospermum mopane (42.10mg/100g.d.w.) while, minimum
in the stems of Kigelia plnnata (22.15mg/100g.d.w).


Ascorbic acid contents, Exotic tree species, Rajasthan Desert.

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