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Table 1 The cha r acteristic of crude indigo paste in different periods of maceration in water

From: Extraction of Indigo dye from Couroupita guianensisand its application on cotton fabric

Plant material Period of fermentation (days) Colour of fermented solution Colour of paste Dye content from 100 gm of fermented mass (gm)
Couroupita guianensis 1 Grey Grey-black 0.228
2 Grey blue Grey-black 0.230
3 Grey blue Grey-black 0.228
4 Blue Blue black 0.230
5 Intense Blue Blue black 0.230
6 Bluish violet with fungus Blue black --