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Grace Abel

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Ilorin General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2016 Master Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

i.) Ph. D. research - Delayed ripening technique using Potassium permanganate in tomato fruits. ii.) Identification, processing and storage of under-utilized indigenous crops such as Tamarindus indica seed; iii.) Natural products and their biological activity


Publications resulting from Research: 


1.) Nwaehujor, I. U. and Abel, G. I. (2016). Physicochemical properties of the Seed oil of Annona muricata grown in Ilorin, Kwara State. A Seminar paper presented at the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), P.M.B.1489, Km 3, Asa dam Road, Ilorin, Kwara State on 10th August, 2016.

2.) Abel, G. I. (2016). Nutritional composition and Functional properties of Tamarindus indica seed flour. A Conference paper presented at the 2nd NIFST Western Chapter Regional Food Science and Technology Summit (ReFoSTS) held at University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State on 6 - 7th June, 2016.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
i.) Research in Quality maintenance of Food Products during Storage ii.) Analysis for Indices of Quality of Stored Products Using proximate composition and food contaminants

Workshop and Conference Attended

2016 International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria A US-Nigeria Commodity Storage Workshop Capacity Building Series on “Stored Grain Management in On-Farm and Warehouse Structures”
2016 University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 2nd Nigeria Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) Western Chapter Regional Food Science and Technology Summi

Presentation given

2016
Nutritional composition and Functional properties of Tamarindus indica seed flour
Ibadan
Event: 2nd Nigeria Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) Western Chapter Regional Food Science and Technology Summit