• Chachurat Srichantawong Faculty of Science and Technology Phetchabun Rajabhat University
  • Khanittha Srinual
  • Wilasinee Deepanya
  • Kritika Buranachokpaisan
  • Kwanjit Anukulwattana



Carotenoid, Antioxidant, Avocado, Passion fruit, Black ginger


The objective of this research was to compare the carotenoids contents and antioxidant activities in agricultural products from Khao Kho district, Phetchabun province, including avocado, passion fruit and black ginger. Carotenoid contents was quantified by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Total phenolic content was determined using a spectrophotometric method and was expressed in mg equivalents of gallic acid. The total antioxidant activity was evaluated by DPPH., The results showed that carotenoid contents in passion fruit had the highest amount of beta-carotene at 383.70 µg/100g and black ginger had the maximum amount of lutein at 120.11 µg/100g. Determination of total antioxidants showed that black ginger had the maximum at 2.14 mg/g. The antioxidant activity was expressed as Trolox equivalent, black ginger had the maximum at 205.19 mg eq Trolox/100g. The proximate analysis revealed that avocado had the highest lipid content at 4.61% which 60–80% of fat in this fruit is unsaturated fatty acids.


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How to Cite

Srichantawong, C., Srinual, K., Deepanya, W. ., Buranachokpaisan , K. ., & Anukulwattana , K. . (2021). CAROTENOID CONTENTS AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES IN AVOCADO, PASSION FRUIT AND BLACK GINGER FROM KHAO KHO DISTRICT, PHETCHABUN PROVINCE AREA. Life Sciences and Environment Journal, 22(2), 216–223.



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