African Journal of
Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pure Appl. Chem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0840
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 362

Full Length Research Paper

Amino acid content, fatty acid content and anti nutritional factor of seeds of new hybrid varieties of Echinochloa frumentacea (Sanwa) minor millets

S. Gupta
  • S. Gupta
  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Jabalpur Engineering College, Jabalpur-482011(M.P.) India.
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S. K. Shrivastava
  • S. K. Shrivastava
  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Jabalpur Engineering College, Jabalpur-482011(M.P.) India.
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M. shrivastava
  • M. shrivastava
  • Department of Chemistry Govt. M. H. College of Home Science and Science for Women Jabalpur (M. P.) India.
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  •  Received: 08 January 2014
  •  Accepted: 04 November 2014
  •  Published: 16 January 2015


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