CHARACTERIZATION OF COCOA (THEOBROMA COCOA) POD

Adewole, E and Ajiboye, B and Ojo, B. and Ogunmodede, O.T and Oso, O (2013) CHARACTERIZATION OF COCOA (THEOBROMA COCOA) POD. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 4 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 2229-5518

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Abstract

Cocoa pod is a waste product of cocoa seeds and have been found very useful industrially for making black soaps which are highly medicinal for treating various ailment. The oil of the pod was investigated to reveal the various compounds present in the oil, Essential fatty acids and other organic compounds were revealed by the use of Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrophotometer.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Theobroma cacao, oil, Gas chromatography Mass spectrophotometer
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Tayo Okunlola
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2016 10:46
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2016 10:46
URI: http://eprints.abuad.edu.ng/id/eprint/1019

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