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Clay Characterization and Optimisation of Bleaching Parameters for Palm Kernel Oil Using Alkaline Activated Clays
The optimum bleaching parameters (clay dose and bleaching time) for palm kernel oil were determined using alkaline activated clay locally sourced in Nigerian. Activation was carried out using NaOHExpand
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Effect of physical and mechanical properties of cassava tubers on the performance of an automated peeling machine
Peeling of cassava tuber at all levels is still largely carried out manually; however, this work is presented with a view to investigate the effect of physical and mechanical properties of cassavaExpand
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Aquifers Characterization in Agaie, North-Central Nigeria Using Electrical Resistivity Method and Borehole Lithologs
The aquifer systems in Agaie area, North-Central Nigeria have been characterized using electrical resistivity technique and borehole lithologs. Electrical resistivity techniques of geophysical surveyExpand
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Theoretical analysis of tuber movement during mechanical peeling of cassava
Cassava Peeling has been identified as the only un-mechanized unit operation in cassava production which has constituted global challenge in twenty-first century despite an ever-increasing demand forExpand
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An Automated Cassava Peeling System for the Enhancement of Food Security in Nigeria
ABSTRACT Cassava is second only to sweet potato as the most important starchy root crop of the tropical world. In most parts of the tropics, cassava is grown on small plots. However, in someExpand
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Comparative analysis and performance evaluation of three cassava peeling machines
Cassava is posed with inherent characteristics, morphological distributed in numerous cultivars, being these have contributed to the global un-acceptable peeling technique of the tuber. In recentExpand
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Potential of novel phytoecdysteroids isolated from Vitex doniana in the treatment depression: Involvement of monoaminergic systems
Vitex doniana Sweet (Verbanaceae) is used in traditional African medicine for the treatment of neurological disorders including depression. In our previous studies, three new phytoecdysteroids wereExpand
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Optimization of Water Based Drilling Fluid Produced Using Modified Nigerian Bentonite and Natural Biopolymers: Reduced experiment and Response Surface Methodology
Research has shown that many Bentonite in Nigeria are unsuitable for oil well drilling in their natural states. Their modification and blends with some additives could increase the yield and boostExpand
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Effect of inert fibre on performance of B. eurycoma as rheology and filtration control additive in water-based drilling fluid
B.Eurycoma also known as 'Achi' is one of the lesser known legumes which have not been fully utilised. It is employed in food industry as thickener. In order to create new market for the product,Expand
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Geotechnical Assessment of Clay Deposits in Minna, North-Central Nigeria for Use as liners in Sanitary Landfill Design and Construction
Sanitary landfills are waste disposal method that functions without creating nuisance to the environment. It confines waste to the available area, reduce waste to the minimum practical volume. TheExpand
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