EFFECT OF DEHUSKING ON THE CHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF JACK BEAN SEED

EFFECT OF DEHUSKING ON THE CHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF JACK BEAN SEED ABSTRACT This study was aimed at assessing the phytochemical, nutritional, anti-nutritional and mineral compositions of the whole and dehusked seeds of wild Jack beans, Canavalia ensiformis, to ascertain its industrial and nutritional potentials. Phytochemical screening of the seeds revealed the presence of […]

PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING, MINERAL COMPOSITION, VITAMIN C CONTENT AND ANTI-BACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF Celosia argentea LEAF EXTRACTS

PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING, MINERAL COMPOSITION, VITAMIN C CONTENT AND ANTI-BACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF Celosia argentea LEAF EXTRACTS ABSTRACT The phytochemical screening, mineral composition, vitamin c content and anti-bacterial activity of Celosia argentea commonly known as “sokoyokoto” ethanol and aqueous leaf extracts were investigated. Phytochemical analysis (Qualitative and Quantitative) was carried out on the ethanol and aqueous extracts, while the leaf […]