Experts and Doctors on fruit in Nigeria


Locale: Nigeria
Topic: fruit

Top Publications

  1. Dahunsi S, Oranusi S, Owolabi J, Efeovbokhan V. Mesophilic anaerobic co-digestion of poultry dropping and Carica papaya peels: Modelling and process parameter optimization study. Bioresour Technol. 2016;216:587-600 pubmed publisher
    ..9181) was lower compare to that of ANN (0.9828). This shows that ANN model gives higher accuracy than RSM model for the current. Further usage of Carica papaya peels for biogas generation is advocated. ..
  2. Onimawo I. Proximate composition and selected physicochemical properties of the seed, pulp and oil of sour sop (Annona muricata). Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2002;57:165-71 pubmed
    ..5% yield) had a 60.43% unsaponifiable value, 23.54 KOH/g acid value, 100.98 KOH/g saponification value, 1.1 KOH/g peroxide value, 1.464 refractive index, 5.77 pH, 69.5 degrees Brix sosluble solids and 0.2900 specific gravity. ..
  3. Essien J, Akpan E, Essien E. Studies on mould growth and biomass production using waste banana peel. Bioresour Technol. 2005;96:1451-6 pubmed
    ..The value of this agricultural waste can therefore be increased by its use not only in the manufacture of mycological medium but also in the production of valuable microfungal biomass which is rich in protein and fatty acids. ..
  4. Mashi S, Yaro S, Galadanci K. Lead accumulation in surface soils and components of Balenites aegyptica specie in a Katsina urban area, Nigeria. Biomed Environ Sci. 2005;18:15-20 pubmed
    ..The main objective of this paper is to assess the impact of various vehicular traffic densities on lead (Pb) accumulations in some environmental components in Katsina, a semi-arid urban area of Nigeria...
  5. Soyelu O, Akingbohungbe A. Comparative assessment of feeding damage by pod-sucking bugs (Heteroptera: Coreoidea) associated with cowpea, Vigna unguiculata ssp. unguiculata in Nigeria. Bull Entomol Res. 2007;97:1-7 pubmed
    ..curvipes or three fourth instar nymphs of the other four pod-sucking bug species per young pod should be adequate for screening of cowpea varieties for resistance to the coreoid bugs. ..
  6. Gbolade A, Adeyemi A. Investigation of in vitro anthelmintic activities of Pycnanthus angolensis and Sphenocentrum jollyanum. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:220-2 pubmed publisher
    ..001), while fruit ethanolic extract of S. jollyanum was also more potent than the seed extract. When compared with other worms, S. jollyanum fruit extract showed the greatest activity on wireworms when tested at 80 mg/ml...
  7. Afolabi O, Ogunsola F, Coker A. Susceptibility of cariogenic Streptococcus mutans to extracts of Garcinia kola, Hibiscus sabdariffa, and Solanum americanum. West Afr J Med. 2008;27:230-3 pubmed
    ..Avariety of plants with potent activity are known to be used in indigenous communities for dental hygiene worldwide...
  8. Bamise C, Dinyain V, Kolawole K. Dental erosion due to lime consumption; review of literature and case report. East Afr J Public Health. 2009;6:141-3 pubmed
    ..Dental health is increasingly threatened by dental erosion introduced by today's lifestyle. Extrinsic factor is the most implicated. Few literatures mentioned lime-incited dental erosion...
  9. Elusiyan C, Ani N, Adewunmi C, Olugbade T. Distribution of iridiod glucosides and anti-oxidant compounds in Spathodea campanulata parts. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2011;8:27-33 pubmed
    ..44 µg/ml), Kampeferol diglucoside (leaf; EC(50) = 8.87 µg/ml) and Caffeic acid (leaf and fruits). The non anti-oxidant components isolated in the study include ajugol (stem bark and fruits) and phytol (leaf). ..

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  1. Okolo C, Ejere V, Chukwuka C, Ezeigbo I, Nwibo D, Okorie A. HEXANE EXTRACT OF Dacryodes edulis FRUITS POSSESSES ANTI-DIABETIC AND HYPOLIPIDAEMIC POTENTIALS IN ALLOXAN DIABETES OF RATS. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2016;13:132-144 pubmed publisher
    ..However no scientific substantiation of their claim and use exist in literature. Hence, the need to evaluate the antidiabetic and hypolipidaemic activity of hexane extracts of D. edulis fruit in alloxanised animal model...