Agricultural Sciences


PDKV de-seeding machine for custard apple pulp


Agricultural Sciences

Focus Area:

Drudgery reduction

Developing Agency:

Department of Agricultural Process Engg, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV), Akola

Technology Readiness Index:

Ready for commercialization

Brief Description

Description :

Existing method of de-seeding of custard apple pulp is manual which is time consuming and tedious job. The innovative de-seeding machine for custard apple pulp was the requirement of custard apple growers and processors. De-seeded pulp contains more number of flakes and the market value of pulp depends on the number of flakes present in the pulp. Developed deseeding machine gives 98.16% pulp extraction efficiency and 82.85% flakes recovery. This technology reduces the post-harvest losses of custard apple and farmer and processor gets more benefit.

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