International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 681-687
Received: Sep. 4, 2015;
Accepted: Sep. 30, 2015;
Published: Dec. 3, 2015
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Akwasi Akomeah Agyekum, Radiological and Medical Research Institute- Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Legon-Accra, Ghana
Felicia Akuamoa, Radiological and Medical Research Institute- Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Legon-Accra, Ghana
Isaac Delali Kottoh, Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute- Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Legon-Accra, Ghana
Isaac Kwabena Asare, Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute- Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Legon-Accra, Ghana
John Opoku Danquah, Metallic Contaminants Laboratory, Ghana Standards Authority, Accra, Ghana
Daniel Armah, Metallic Contaminants Laboratory, Ghana Standards Authority, Accra, Ghana
Akwasi Akomeah Agyekum,
Isaac Delali Kottoh,
Isaac Kwabena Asare,
John Opoku Danquah,
Evaluation of Trace Metal Contents of Three Local Spices on Accra Markets, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences.
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