Authors : Patale M. W
Page Nos : 23-24
India has a rich biodiversity and harbours wealth of useful Germplasm resources and there is no doubt, that the plant kingdom is treasure house of diverse natural products ,one such product from nature is dye. Dye is one of the most important resources from plant . Recently, interest in use of natural dyes has been growing rapidly due to toxic and allergic reaction associated with synthetic dyes. In nature there are more than 500 dyes yielding plant species . Allplant based pigments have medicinal values so are mostly preferred. Two different methods for extraction of dye from collected fruit were evaluated to determine the best method.