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Pushpa Chethan Kumar

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Nutritional quality evaluation of foods, development of nutritionally rich processed products from horticulture produce
M.Sc (Agri) in Food Science and Nutrition
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, August 9, 1984
Experience (No. of Years): 

Developed carotenoids fortified raw mango chutney, developed Instant Powder Formulation from aonla and green leafy vegetables


  • Pushpa Chethan Kumar, Neelima Garg, D.K.Shukla and Kaushalesh Yadav. 2014. Effect      of pretreatment and packaging on the quality of minimally processed mango    cubes. J. of Eco-Friendly Agriculture. 9(2): 199-202.
  • Neelima Garg and Pushpa Chethan Kumar. 2014. Food anti-microbials: challenges and prospects. Current Horticulture. 2(1): 05–17
  • Garg, N., Kumar, S., Yadav, K.K and  Kumar, P.C. 2015. Development of probiotic drink from cucumber using Lactobacillus sp. Indian J. Hort. 72(4): 590-592.
  • Bhattacherjee, A.K., Dikshit, A.,  Chethan Kumar, P.,  Pandey, D and  Tandon, D. K. 2016. Profiling nutraceuticals in bael [Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa] at various stages of fruit development.  J Hortic Sci Biotech91(2): 169-174
  • Garg, N and Pushpa, C.K. 2016. Indian Gooseberry (Amla): A chapter. In: Handbook of Funtional beverages and Human Health. Nutraceutical Science and Technology. Shahidi, F and Alasalvar, C (ed). CRC Press, Boca raton, Florida, USA. ISBN 9781466596412 - CAT# K20775
  • Kumar, P.C., Dikshit, A., Garg, N and Yadav, K. 2017. Evaluation of mango-papaya blended fruit bar for quality and acceptability attributes under storage. J. Eco-friendly Agri. 12(1): 82-86.
  • Kumar, P.C., Garg,N., Shukla, D.K., Oberoi, H.S  and Yadav, K. 2017. Comparative evaluation of quality attributes and shelf life of minimally processed guava vis-a`-vis whole guava fruits during storage. Indian J. Agricultural Sciences. 87(9): 1246-51.


  • ‘Powder formulation from aonla and green leafy vegetables for use as instant chutney mix or food sprinkles’-Pushpa Chethan Kumar and others. A patent has been filed (application # 510/DEL/2014).
Division of PHT & Agri. Engg.
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