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- Chibuzo, E., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Nigerian Food Journal 2014 v.32 no.2 pp. 40-47
- Colocasia esculenta; Cyperus esculentus; Digitaria exilis; bulk density; crops; digestibility; dispersibility; flour; pasting properties; solubility; starch; swelling (materials); viscosity; water binding capacity; weaning; wettability
- ... This work was aimed at evaluating the functional properties of six varying percentage blends of locally abundant, under-utilized crops; malted acha (Digitaria exilis), aya (Cyperus esculentus) and ede (Colocasia esculenta) as a substitute for the traditional weaning food. The results of bulk density and starch digestibility showed a decrease with increasing percentage addition of malted acha with ...