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How to increase the extraction efficiency?

(a) Crush the material

(b) Dissolve in water

(c) Dissolve in distilled water

(d) Dry the material

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My doubt stems from Size Reduction in portion Size Reduction of Food Processing Unit Operations

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Correct choice is (a) Crush the material

For explanation: To increase the extraction efficiency the material should be crushed so that the components are easily dissolved into the solvent. This also results in low time consumption.

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