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International Agrophysics

The Journal of Institute of Agrophysics of Polish Academy of Sciences

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Physical and chemical properties of flaxseed

K.K. Singh
  • Division of Food Grains and Oilseeds Processing, Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology, P.O.: PAU, Ludhiana-141004, Punjab, India
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Abstract

Physical and chemical properties of flaxseed were studied as a function of moisture content. The geometric properties increased with increasing moisture content. The bulk density, rupture force, deformation and energy absorbed decreased linearly while true density, porosity, thousand seed mass, angle of repose and static coefficient of friction increased linearly with increasing moisture content.

Keywords: flaxseed; physical properties; chemical properties

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Citation Information: International Agrophysics, ISSN (Print) 0236-8722, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10247-012-0060-4.

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