Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 155

Full Length Research Paper

Determination of appropriate packaging materials for cowpea seed storage

Sylvia Imbuhila Buleti
  • Sylvia Imbuhila Buleti
  • Department of Horticulture and Food Security, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.
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Edward George Mamati
  • Edward George Mamati
  • Department of Horticulture and Food Security, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.
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Mary Abukutsa-Onyango
  • Mary Abukutsa-Onyango
  • Department of Horticulture and Food Security, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 08 April 2019
  •  Accepted: 03 June 2019
  •  Published: 30 June 2019

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Susmithar P, Rai KP (2017). Studies on Effects of seed treatment, polymer coating and packaging material on seed quality parameters of stored cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) seed. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 6(3):677-681.

 

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