African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6712

Full Length Research Paper

Current knowledge and performance of existing charcoal coolers in improving the overall quality and shelf-life of French beans

Ogumo E. O.
  • Ogumo E. O.
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kunyanga C. N.
  • Kunyanga C. N.
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Okoth M. W.
  • Okoth M. W.
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kimenju J.
  • Kimenju J.
  • Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 23 September 2017
  •  Accepted: 26 October 2017
  •  Published: 07 December 2017

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