African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6688

Full Length Research Paper

Bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of Tacinga inamoena (K. Schum.) [NP Taylor & Stuppy] fruit during maturation

Renato Lima Dantas
  • Renato Lima Dantas
  • Centro de Tecnologia Agroalimentar, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Pombal-PB, 58.840-000, Brazil.
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Silvanda de Melo Silva*
  • Silvanda de Melo Silva*
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia (PPGA), Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB), Laboratório de Biologia e Tecnologia Pós-Colheita, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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Ana Lima Dantas
  • Ana Lima Dantas
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia (PPGA), Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB), Laboratório de Biologia e Tecnologia Pós-Colheita, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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George Henrique Camêlo Guimarães
  • George Henrique Camêlo Guimarães
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Departamento de Fitotecnia e Ciências Ambientais, UFPB, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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Renato Pereira Lima
  • Renato Pereira Lima
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Departamento de Fitotecnia e Ciências Ambientais, UFPB, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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Ricardo de Sousa Nascimento
  • Ricardo de Sousa Nascimento
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Departamento de Fitotecnia e Ciências Ambientais, UFPB, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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Mariany Cruz Alves da Silva
  • Mariany Cruz Alves da Silva
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos. Universidade Federal da Paraíba, João Pessoa-PB, 58051-900, Brazil.
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Rosana Sousa da Silva
  • Rosana Sousa da Silva
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos. Universidade Federal da Paraíba, João Pessoa-PB, 58051-900, Brazil.
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Djail Santos
  • Djail Santos
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência do Solo, Departamento de Solos e Engenharia Rural, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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Rejane Maria Nunes Mendonça
  • Rejane Maria Nunes Mendonça
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Departamento de Fitotecnia e Ciências Ambientais, UFPB, Areia-PB, 58.397-000, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 19 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 01 April 2016
  •  Published: 28 April 2016

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