International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Proximate Composition and Energy Value Analysis of Five Varieties of Malting Barley

    Cecilia Castillo, Gabino García, Adrián Hernández, Mauro Zamora

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 35-39
    Received: 3 May 2018
    Accepted: 1 June 2018
    Published: 8 May 2019
    Abstract: Malting barley is an important crop in the world due to its high nutritional value that imparts great benefits to health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the proximate analysis and energy value of five varieties of barley malting of Mexican origin. Results showed that malting barley varieties have on average high amounts of total carbohydrate... Show More
  • Flavonoids of Organic Banana Peels (Musa cavendishii)

    Dániza Mirtha Guerrero-Alva

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 40-45
    Received: 26 February 2019
    Accepted: 22 April 2019
    Published: 12 June 2019
    Abstract: In the present work we investigated the banana peels (Musa cavendishii) of organic silk variety from Pachacamac (Lurín, Lima) for being waste contaminants without use that avoid the damage to the environment. The qualitative presence of polyphenols and flavonoids was determined by phytochemical marching developed in ethanol extract of banana peels.... Show More
  • Pre-Extension Demonstration of Fertilizer Rate in Taro (Boloso-1) Varietyin Boloso Sore Woreda, Wolaita Zone Southern Nation Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, Ethiopia

    Abdirazak Abdala, Bereket Tufo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 46-50
    Received: 16 April 2019
    Accepted: 3 June 2019
    Published: 25 June 2019
    Abstract: Seasonal food shortage is amongst the principal problems of farmers in mid-altitude areas of Southern Ethiopia. Taro and sweet potato are important part of food security packages in some of the world’s poorest nations. Taro is grown over a wide range of environments from 1,300-2,300m.a.s.l.; mostly by the resource poor farmers and the drought area.... Show More
  • Estimation of Heavy Metals, Essential Trace Elements and Anti-Nutritional Factors in Leaves and Stems from Moringa oleifera

    Niaz Mahmud, Monirul Islam, Md. Shovon Al-Fuad, Samiron Sana, Md. Jannatul Ferdaus, Suzon Ahmed, Shahriar Islam Satya, Md. Abdullah Al Mamun, Nazmus Sakib, Md. Shofiqul Islam, Shuvonkar Kangsha Bonik

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 51-55
    Received: 25 May 2019
    Accepted: 27 June 2019
    Published: 24 July 2019
    Abstract: This study was conducted to estimate the concentrations of 8 trace elements including (Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, Ni, Ar, Cr, and Pb) and 4 anti-nutritional factors including (saponins, oxalates, phytate, and cyanogenic glycosides) in leaves and stems from Moringa oleifera. The concentrations in samples analyzed were found to be in the range of 0.88-1.88 mg/k... Show More