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Proximate Analysis and Mineral Composition of Peels of Three Sweet Cassava Cultivars
The nutrient yields from three different peels of sweet cassava cultivars (Manihot esculenta Crantz) from three local government areas of Otukpo, Apa and Ushongo in Benue State were investigated.Expand
Effect of Activities at the Gboko Abattoir on Some Physical Properties and Heavy Metals Levels of Surrounding Soil
The study determined the levels of some heavy metals and pH, organic matter and particle size distribution of soil within the vicinity of Gboko abattoir. Soil samples were collected at depth of 0-20Expand
An assessment of surface water pollution status around Gboko abattoir
An assessment of surface water around Gboko abattoir was conducted to ascertain the pollution status of water around the area. The results showed mean values as: total dissolved solids (TDS), 1026.78Expand
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
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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
Levels of some heavy metals contamination of street dust in the industrial and high traffic density areas of Jos Metropolis
This study determined the levels of some heavy metals in street dust collected over the industrial and high traffic density areas of Jos Metropolis. The dust samples were collected by direct gravityExpand
Determination of Cyanide Content in Three Sweet Cassava Cultivars in Three Local Government Areas of Benue State, Nigeria
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The cyanide content of the parenchyma (pulp) of three sweet cassava cultivars: Alhaji, Ochengbila, and Onono from three local government areas of Benue State were studied and no appreciable loss of cyanide was observed after four days of storage. Expand
Some Heavy Metals Content of Cabbage and Soil Cultivated in the Bezi Bar Farm Area of Katima Mulilo, Namibia
The accumulation of heavy metals in agricultural soils is of increasing concern due to food safety and potential health risks. This study determined the concentrations of chromium, cadmium, cobalt,Expand
Isolation of Six Microorganisms from Rotten Dioscorea alata (Water Yam), and Antimicrobial Sensitivity Test with Nine Plant Extracts
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Passiflora edulis had the best antimicrobial activity for both fungi and bacteria; indeed it inhibited completely Rhizopus stolonifera which was stubborn with most of the other plants. Expand
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