Property Horse Chestnut variety
Weight of Seed, g 40.80 ±1.3
Kernel ratio (%) 85.71 ±1.2
Shell ratio (%) 14.29 ±1.1
Length, cm 4.7 ±0.29
Width, cm 4.0 ±0.28
Thickness, cm 3.2 ±0.10
Geometrical mean diameter (cm) 3.92 ±0.02
Arithmetic mean diameter(cm) 3.97 ±0.03
Sphericity, % 83.4 ±0.01
Aspect ratio, % 85.11 ±0.12
True density, g/cm3 1072 ±2.4
Bulk density, g/cm3 518 ±2.8
Density ratio, % 48.32 ±1.2
Porosity, % 51.68 ±0.5
Seed mass, g 33.75 ±2.10
Surface area (cm2) 48.25 ±0.17
Results are expressed as Mean ±Standard deviation of ten observations
Table 1: Physical characteristics of Horse Chestnut seed.