Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 138

Table of Content: February 2011; 3(2)

February 2011

Effect of pre-emergence herbicides on weed infestation and productivity of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in the Sudan Savanna Zone of Nigeria

  Field trials were conducted in 2006 and 2007 cropping seasons at the University of Maiduguri Teaching and Research Farm located in Maiduguri (11°50’N; 13°10’E), Nigeria, to evaluate the effect of different pre-emergence herbicides on weed infestation and productivity of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) The experiment consisted of 22 treatments, which included 4 different pre-emergence...

Author(s): E. O. Imoloame, S. D. Joshua and N. A. Gworgwor

February 2011

Optimizing gari quality attributes for different groups of consumers with response surface methodology

  Different groups of consumers prefer different sensory attributes of gari. Therefore it is difficult to produce one stock of the product for all sectors of the market. Fermentation time (h), frying temperature (°C) and resident time (min.) and their interaction effect on quality attributes of gari; swelling capacity, texture, colour, taste and  acceptability of gari was investigated. Optimization...

Author(s):   Udofia, P. G, Udoudo, P. J, Eyen, N. O and Udoekong, N. S.