Compositions and Pasting Properties of Fagopyrum esculentum and Fagopyrum tartaricum Endosperm Flour

일반메밀과 쓴메밀의 배유성분과 호화성질

  • Published : 2005.04.30


Composition and pasting properties of endosperms of one common buckwheat (CB) and two tartary buckwheats (TB) grown in China were investigated. No differences were observed in proximate composition and amino acid content between CB and TB. Content of rutin in TB was 22-fold higher than that of CB. Among minerals, iron, calcium, and magnesium contents were higher in TB than CB, whereas zinc, manganese, and phosphorus contents were similar, Pasting properties measured with Rapid visco Analyzer revealed TB-2 cultivar had highest peak viscosity, trough, and breakdown, followed by TB-1 and CB. Setback of TB was about 2.2-fold greater than that of CB. Significant differences in color were observed between CB and TB, and among TB cultivars.


buckwheat;tartary buckwheat;rutin;amino acid composition;mineral;pasting


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