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Proximate composition and some physical attributes of three mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit varieties
The proximate composition and some physical parameters of three mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit varieties; {‘Hindi’ mango (HM), ‘Julie mango (JM) and Local mango (LM)} were determined. Ripe fruitsExpand
Assessment of Total Aflatoxins Level of Two Major Nuts Consumed in Makurdi Benue State, Nigeria
The main aim of this study was to determine the total aflatoxin (TAF) contents of roasted cashew nuts, and the roasted, hulled and dehulled groundnuts sold and consumed in the major public areas of Makurdi Benue State, Nigeria. Expand
Organochlorine pesticide residues analysis of postharvest cereal grains in Nasarawa State, Nigeria
The study investigated the levels of organochlorine pesticide (OCPs) residues in post harvest grains in Nasarawa State-Nigeria. Millet, guinea corn and maize grains were collected from major marketsExpand
Screening of Some Indigenous Wild Fruits for Anti - Nutritional Factors
Aim: The levels of some anti - nutritional factors of some common indigenous wild fruits were assessed in order to determine their safety, since these fruits are widely eaten by the indigenes. StudyExpand
Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Ionic Liquid-Assisted Synthesis of Monometallic Silver and Bimetallic Copper-silver Nanoparticles
The proximate analysis and mineral composition of some commonly grown and consumed leafy vegetables in the middle belt region of Nigeria were studied to determine their nutritional content. TheyExpand
Effects of traditional smoking methods on the concentrations of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in some species of smoked fish traded in Benue State, Nigeria.
The effects of three traditional smoking methods on the concentrations of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoked fishes were studied. Samples of five different species of fish highlyExpand
Chemical Analysis of Some Wild Underutilized Mucilaginous Vegetables and a Domesticated Vegetable in Benue State, Nigeria
The chemical analyses of the vegetables; Abelmoschus esculentus, Ceiba pentandra, Cissus populnea and Corchorus oliterious were investigated to evaluate their nutritional potentials. The edible partsExpand
Kinetics and Adsorption Studies of Tetracycline from Aqueous Solution Using Melon Husk
The adsorption of tetracycline from aqueous solution was carried out using melon husk as a low-cost adsorbent. The adsorbent was characterized using standard methods and values obtained were; pH =Expand
Herbicide residues in sediments from Lake St Lucia (iSimangaliso World Heritage Site, South Africa) and its catchment areas: Occurrence and ecological risk assessment.
Ecological assessment using Risk Quotients showed that cumulative values for triazines and anilides/aniline herbicide classes presented low to medium risk for algae and aquatic invertebrate communities. Expand