Arghya Mani

Arghya Mani
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya | BCKV · Faculty of Horticulture

B.Sc. Horticulture (Hons.) --- M.Sc. Pomology & Post Harvest Technology --- Ph.D. Post Harvest Technology --- ASRB NET
--- Extension --- Teaching --- Research --- Self improvement ---

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Introduction
Arghya Mani is specialized in Fruit Science and Post Harvest Technology. He is engaged in research related to underutilized fruit crops / minor fruits. He is working on diverse aspects to ensure Doubling of farmers' income by innovative processing techniques............. Mail id: Manifruitpostharvest@gmail.com
Additional affiliations
March 2021 - October 2021
Lovely Professional University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • - Teaching - Research - Lab work - Field work - CAPSTONE project - Orchard Guardian
November 2020 - March 2021
SAGE University Indore
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Teaching - Extension - Research - Lab establishment - Field work
August 2015 - June 2017
Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Position
  • Master's Student
Description
  • Grateful to Prof Prodyut Kumar Paul (M.Sc. Chairman), Dr. Nilesh Bhowmick, Prof. Swapan Kumar Ghosh, Mr. Nitish Chandra Saha and all others.
Education
August 2017 - April 2021
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Field of study
  • POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY
July 2015 - May 2017
Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Field of study
  • Pomology and Post harvest Technology
July 2011 - May 2015

Publications

Publications (134)
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A study was conducted to identify the elite water apple germplasm among its natural population from different locations of Nadia district of West Bengal. Water apple trees in 20 different locations were initially screened for their fruit quality characters out of which 10 quality germplasm were selected for detailed studies including flowering, fru...
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Aims: An intensive study was conducted so as to find out the best salt combinations when NaCl was partially replaced with KCl and CaCl2 while curing mango pieces. Mango pickle contains 15-20% salt, the consumption of which cause hypertension and high blood pressure. This is due to excess sodium ion (Na+) consumption. Study Design: D-Optimal Quadrat...
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Litchi exhibits very limited postharvest life due to rapid softening and decay in spite of being a non-climacteric fruit. After the 3rd day onwards the fruit shows cracking and browning of skin. Litchi fruits after harvesting were dipped with Aloe vera and different safe products like chitosan, corn starch calcium chloride and salicylic acid. A tre...
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Exploring underutilized fruit crops could assist to improve nutritional security while providing new opportunities for the food and pharmaceutical industries. These fruit crops, though neglected by the farmers, can act as a protective food due to the abundance of antioxidant compounds with therapeutic properties like free radical scavenging activit...
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Cruciferous group of vegetables, consists of nearly 37 different species belongs to Brassicaceae family. This group of vegetable play a key role in human diet as these are full of vitamin, minerals, and various phytochemicals with low fat content. Now-a-day, with busy schedule people are more aware about the immunity, so consumer demanding for nutr...
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Mango is considered the "king" of fruits, it not only exhibits high postharvest quality/sensory attributes (excellent flavor with great taste, aroma, colour, etc.) but also has high nutritional value, which is due to its phytochemicals and health benefiting compounds. Mangoes are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It has an abund...
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Dragon fruit is a climate resilient fruit crop which is blessed with outstanding adaptability. It can tolerate the driest of summers to coolest of winters. It yields delicious fruits after short maintenance. It can grow delicious and nutritious fruit even without supplementary feed and irrigation. The fruit is a package of vital nutrients and miner...
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Leafy vegetables are natural occurring, rarely consumed nutrient dense commodity carrying nutrients, vitamins such as Vitamin A, C & K, folic acid and riboflavin; minerals such as iron, calcium magnesium and phosphorous, protein, Fibre, essential amino acid, Phytochemicals, Phenolic compounds, antioxidant and other micronutrients. Owing to their de...
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Elephant apple (Dillenia indica) is a large fruit with acidic flavoured, belongs to the family Dilleniaceae. It is popularly known as elephant apple for its knobby shape which look like an elephant’s toe and also it is the main food source for the wild elephant. It is also known as Indian catmon, Chalta (Bengali, Assam), Chulta (Hindi), Karambel (G...
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A whole plant can be regenerated from a small tissue or plant cells in a suitable culture medium under controlled environment. The plantlets so produced are called tissue culture raised plants.
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Plasma is the fourth state of matters which have a wide application in food processing and post harvest technology. Plasma when applied over crops has tremendous effects in improvement in the quality and other post harvest attributes. Application of cold plasma technology could effectively induce desirable changes in its overall quality and diverse...
Technical Report
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Low cost mushroom production unit budget & layout (as on 2021)
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Plant Growth Regulators (PGR’s) are those compounds which are responsible for upregulation or downregulation of factors responsible for growth, development and other physiological processes. PGR’s can be natural or synthetic. PGR modifies or controls one or more specific physiological processes. Site and action of different PGR’s are different in d...
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A study was conducted to identify the elite jamun germplasm among its natural population from different locations of Nadia district of West Bengal. Jamun trees in 50 different locations were initially screened for their fruit quality characters out of which 12 elite germplasm were selected for detailed studies including flowering, fruiting and frui...
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Aim: Barbados cherry is a fruit with magical amount of Vitamin C in it. But the main problem with the fruit is a very low ambient storage life of just 1-2 days. After which the fruit start decaying. Even the loss in nutrients and phytochemicals commence 4-5 hours after harvest. Hence there is a need to preserve the fruit for availing long term bene...
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Tamarind is an underutilized crop which can be used as fruit or condiment. In India, mostly its commercial cultivation is restricted to peninsular India. In rest of India, this fruit is grown as avenue tree or in homestead garden as well. However, the fruit is under rated, it has a delicious sour sweet blend. It is rich in vitamins and minerals and...
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Nutritional, medicinal aspect of wood apple
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The three dimensional (3D) printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional objects are created by laying down successive layers of material directly based on pre-designed file created by Computer-aided designs with the help of computers. This 3D printing has been widely applied in many fields, such as machinery, bi...
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Development Opportunity Crops (DOCs) are undervalued and neglected crops that are already cultivated but are underutilized regionally and globally. These are restricted to local production and consumption, owing to unrecognized nutritional value and poor consumer awareness. These traditional crops are grown for food, fodder, traditional medicine an...
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Tamarind is an underutilized but very high potential fruit crop in India. Tamarinds are rich in nutrients and have enormous health benefits. Tamarind and its value added products are liked by people of all ages. One such processed product is tamarind candy. Candy or toffee made from tamarind is a very old product but literature related to recipe fo...
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Recipe for Barbados cherry pickle preparation
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Cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, and turnip are commonly referred to as Brassica vegetable crops as they belongs to family Brassicaceae (previously known as Cruciferae). They are susceptible to a number of serious diseases that must be controlled to obtain desired quality and good yields. The diseases and control me...
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This chapter provides an overview of the development, use and future trends of biodegradable packaging, types of bio-polymers, the properties of biodegradable packaging, the concept of biodegradability, biodegradable technology and packaging advantages and disadvantages, environmental benefits of biodegradable packaging products and factor affectin...
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Storage pests are of serious problem as it render the cereals and pulses totally inedible. Storage pests affect the crop at the highest point just before it reaches the market, so it causes havoc economic loss for the farmers or seller. Hence it is of utmost importance to manage these pests. It is important to identify the pest at right stage and f...
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Spices are very important wing of horticulture and a variety of spices are used in everyday cooking. Value addition is the highest recognition of the value of the product through processing, packaging and marketing. In other words, it is the process of changing or transforming a product from its original state to a more valuable state. Nowadays, ma...
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All about processing advances in horticultural crops
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Banana is one of the most important fruit crop in the world. It’s very much demanding all over the world and there is always a race for the improvement of the fruit quality. One of the biggest parameter that determines the overall post harvest quality of any particular crop is the maturity duration at which it is harvested. In banana, there are sev...
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0% Makhana is scientifically known as Euryale ferox and it belong to the family of Euryalaceae. Makhana is very popular in Northern part of Bihar, North Bengal, Assam and other north eastern states of India. Makhana is profitably cultivated in water a body which does not have huge current or water velocities. It is cultivated in ponds, lakes, tanks...
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Fruits and vegetables are indispensable part of our diet and food habits. Fruits and vegetables are rich in essential vitamins and minerals and are rich form of antioxidants. Fruits and vegetables are also a form of functional food and prebiotics. Apart from major fruits and vegetables, minor fruits and vegetables have a higher proportion of desira...
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Nutritional potentialities of Chekurmanis, a perennial vegetable crop.
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Survey about handling & packaging of fruits and vegetables in one of the biggest market Mechua bazar
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Lentil is one of popular legume crop and is one of the most preferredpulse crops in India. As compared to the other pulse crops lentil is aconsiderably new crop. There is a void in the standardization ofagro technology related to this crop. Post Harvest aspects of lentilare not under that spot light. Mismanagement during harvestingtime and improper...