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Scirj Volume II, Issue I, January 2014 Edition
ISSN: 2201-2796

PROXIMATE AND MICRONUTRIENT ANALYSES OF SYNSEPALUM DULCIFICUM PULP

Chinelo Nkwocha

Abstract: The proximate composition shows that S. dulcificumcontains 7.75% protein, 59.55% moisture content, 4.36% ash, 6.24% crude fibre, 3.26% fat and 18.84% carbohydrate. The result of the mineral analysis shows that S.dulcificumpulp contains 100ppm calcium, 24.20ppm iron, 9.49ppm zinc, 6.22ppm copper, 0.01ppm chromium and 0.01ppm cobalt. Minerals like magnesium, potassium, sodium, manganese and lead were not detected in the pulp. Vitamin analyses shows that the S. dulcificumpulp contains 0.04% vitamin A, 22.69% vitamin C, 0.01% vitamin D and 0.02% vitamin K.

Reference this Paper: PROXIMATE AND MICRONUTRIENT ANALYSES OF SYNSEPALUM DULCIFICUM PULP by Chinelo Nkwocha published at: "Scientific Research Journal (Scirj), Volume II, Issue I, January 2014 Edition, Page 71-74 ".

Search Terms: Synsepalumdulcificum, proximate, mineral, vitamins

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