Drying Methods Temperature, Power level (ºC,Watt)   L   a   b   ∆L2   ∆a2   ∆b2   ∆E2   ∆E
Fresh - 37.06 -7.10 19.55 - - - - -
HAD 50 36.08 2.04 16.7 0.9604 83.539 8.1225 92.6225 9.624a
60 36.62 2.03 15.55 0.1936 83.356 16.000 99.5505 9.977ab
70 35.04 2.28 14.22 4.0804 4.0804 28.4089 120.4737 10.976b
80 34.55 3.16 13.31 6.3001 105.26 38.9376 15.5053 12.268c
MWD 180 31.1 -0.25 8.2 35.5216 46.922 128.8225 211.266 14.535d
360 34.45 -0.61 12.65 6.8121 42.1201 47.61 96.5422 9.825c
540 36.16 -2.12 15.78 0.81 24.8004 14.2129 39.8233 6.310a
720 35.23 -2.48 16.26 3.3489 21.344 10.8241 35.5174 5.959a
900 35.11 -1.77 14.88 3.8025 28.4089 21.8089 54.0203 7.349b
*The values having same superscript in a column for individual drying are not significantly different at p<0.05
Table 2: Effect of drying temperatures (HAD) and power levels (MWD) for colour parameters.