SEED CONDITIONING HIGH AGASTACHE FOENICULUM (PURSH) KUNTZ USING PLANE SIEVE METHOD

Cristina Firuţa Matei, M. M. Duda, O. Marian, I. Pintea

Abstract


Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Kuntz is a perennial, herbaceous medicinal and spice member of Lamiaceae family. It has an anise-like scented essential oil which is mainly biosynthesized in the leaves and flowers of the decorative plant. It has been reported that the leaves and inflorescences of this plant to be used in herbal teas, cakes, sweets, salads and desserts also the leaves to be used for treating heart conditions, chest pain, for inducing sweating to reduce fever and in poultices. Using separate machine RETSCH AS 300, we tried separating the seed grain than hes mall grain species Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Kuntz. During the screening factor (5 minutes) is negative compared to the control, separation than small seeds. Amplitude factor and a very positive influence on the amount of seed remaining on the sieve than 1.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/arspa.v81i1-2.8096



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