African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12267

Full Length Research Paper

Anti-nutrient, vitamin and other phytochemical compositions of old and succulent moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam) leaves as influenced by poultry manure application

Uchenna Mabel Ndubuaku*
  • Uchenna Mabel Ndubuaku*
  • Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Nwankwo Vincent Uchenna
  • Nwankwo Vincent Uchenna
  • Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Kayode Paul Baiyeri
  • Kayode Paul Baiyeri
  • Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Juliana Ukonze
  • Juliana Ukonze
  • Department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 09 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 06 August 2015
  •  Published: 12 August 2015

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