PROXIMATE AND MICRONUTRIENT ANALYSES OF SYNSEPALUM DULCIFICUM PULP

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Title

PROXIMATE AND MICRONUTRIENT ANALYSES OF SYNSEPALUM DULCIFICUM PULP

Description

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.

Creator

Chinelo Nkwocha

Source

Scirj Volume II, Issue I, January 2014 Edition

Publisher

Scientific Research Journal (Scirj)
ISSN: 2201-2796

Identifier

http://scirj.org/january-2014-paper.php?rp=P011488

Citation

Chinelo Nkwocha , “PROXIMATE AND MICRONUTRIENT ANALYSES OF SYNSEPALUM DULCIFICUM PULP ,” Scientific Research Journal -> Research Library, accessed June 24, 2019, http://www.scirj.org/rp/items/show/51.

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