African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 903

Full Length Research Paper

Harvesting, postharvest handling, hygiene knowledge and practices of guava fruit farmers: A comparative study of two counties of Kenya

Judith N. Katumbi
  • Judith N. Katumbi
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Jasper K. Imungi
  • Jasper K. Imungi
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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George O. Abong
  • George O. Abong
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Charles K. Gachuiri
  • Charles K. Gachuiri
  • Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Agnes W. Mwang’ombe
  • Agnes W. Mwang’ombe
  • Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Duke G. Omayio
  • Duke G. Omayio
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Joshua O. Owade
  • Joshua O. Owade
  • Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 06 January 2021
  •  Accepted: 10 March 2021
  •  Published: 30 April 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Katumbi, J. N., Imungi, J. K., Abong, G. O., Gachuiri, C. K., Mwang’ombe, A. W., Omayio, D. G., & Owade, J. O. (2021). Harvesting, postharvest handling, hygiene knowledge and practices of guava fruit farmers: A comparative study of two counties of Kenya. African Journal of Food Science, 15(5), 177-189.
Chicago /
Judith N. Katumbi, Jasper K. Imungi, George O. Abong, Charles K. Gachuiri, Agnes W. Mwang’ombe, Duke G. Omayio and Joshua O. Owade. "Harvesting, postharvest handling, hygiene knowledge and practices of guava fruit farmers: A comparative study of two counties of Kenya." African Journal of Food Science 15, no. 5 (2021): 177-189.
MLA /
Judith N. Katumbi, et al. "Harvesting, postharvest handling, hygiene knowledge and practices of guava fruit farmers: A comparative study of two counties of Kenya." African Journal of Food Science 15.5 (2021): 177-189.