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Cryoscopic index of buffalo milk: a parameter that must be carefully evaluated

Bubalus Bubalis 6(2): 39-41

Cryoscopic index of buffalo milk: a parameter that must be carefully evaluated

An overview is given of the use of freezing point as an indicator of milk quality and adulteration, with reference to buffalo milk.

Accession: 003395862

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