African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of substrate media on growth, yield and nutritional composition of domestically grown oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

Onyeka, E. U.
  • Onyeka, E. U.
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Udeogu, E.
  • Udeogu, E.
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Abia State University Uturu, Nigeria.
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Umelo, C.
  • Umelo, C.
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Okehie, M. A.
  • Okehie, M. A.
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 21 July 2016
  •  Accepted: 04 February 2017
  •  Published: 31 July 2018

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