African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Comparative assessment of proximate content and organoleptic quality of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) processed by smoking and solar drying methods

Iheanacho S. C.
  • Iheanacho S. C.
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Nworu S. A.
  • Nworu S. A.
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Ogueji E. O.
  • Ogueji E. O.
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Nnatuanya I.
  • Nnatuanya I.
  • Department of Zoology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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Mbah C. E.
  • Mbah C. E.
  • Department of Zoology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Anosike F.
  • Anosike F.
  • Department of Agriculture, Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Okoye C.
  • Okoye C.
  • Department of Zoology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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Ibrahim U. B.
  • Ibrahim U. B.
  • Department of Biological Science, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State Nigeria.
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Kogi E.
  • Kogi E.
  • Department of Zoology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Haruna M.
  • Haruna M.
  • Department of Biology, Kano State University of Science and Technology, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 18 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 29 August 2017
  •  Published: 21 September 2017

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