African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 926

Full Length Research Paper

Essential mineral content of common fish species in Chanoga, Okavango Delta, Botswana

O. Mogobe*
  • O. Mogobe*
  • Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana, P/Bag 285, Maun, Botswana.
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K. Mosepele
  • K. Mosepele
  • Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana, P/Bag 285, Maun, Botswana.
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W. R. L. Masamba
  • W. R. L. Masamba
  • Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana, P/Bag 285, Maun, Botswana.
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  •  Received: 24 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 22 June 2015
  •  Published: 30 September 2015

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