Impact of Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Nutritive Values and Sensory Qualities of Fresh Maize (Zea mays L.) Under Tropical Ambient Storage Condition
International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 19-24
Received: Nov. 26, 2016;
Accepted: Dec. 16, 2016;
Published: Jan. 14, 2017
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Florence Abolaji Bello, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Isaac Babatunde Oluwalana, Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
Florence Abolaji Bello,
Isaac Babatunde Oluwalana,
Impact of Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Nutritive Values and Sensory Qualities of Fresh Maize (Zea mays L.) Under Tropical Ambient Storage Condition, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences.
Vol. 6, No. 1,
2017, pp. 19-24.
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