African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 975

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of charcoal kiln and microwave oven drying techniques on the chemical and thermal characteristics of tomato and yam slices

Chibuzo S. Nwankwo
  • Chibuzo S. Nwankwo
  • Department of Food Science and Technology Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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James T. Mbachiantim
  • James T. Mbachiantim
  • Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Food Technology and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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Victor O. Olanegan
  • Victor O. Olanegan
  • Department of Food Science and Technology Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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Okpomor O. Endurance
  • Okpomor O. Endurance
  • International Centre for Biotechnology (ICB) Under the Auspices of UNESCO, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Carew E. Irene
  • Carew E. Irene
  • Department of Food Science and Technology Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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Chigozie F. Okoyeuzu
  • Chigozie F. Okoyeuzu
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Belay Dereje
  • Belay Dereje
  • Department Food Process Engineering, College of Engineering and Technology, Wolkite University, Ethiopia.
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Abebe Teshome
  • Abebe Teshome
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Kombolcha Institute of Technology, Wollo University, Wollo, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 01 December 2021
  •  Accepted: 01 February 2022
  •  Published: 31 March 2022

How to cite this article

APA /
Nwankwo, C. S., Mbachiantim, J. T., Olanegan, V. O., Endurance, O. O., Irene, C. E., Okoyeuzu, C. F., Dereje, B., & Teshome, A. (2022). Effects of charcoal kiln and microwave oven drying techniques on the chemical and thermal characteristics of tomato and yam slices. African Journal of Food Science, 16(3), 58-62.
Chicago /
Chibuzo S. Nwankwo, James T. Mbachiantim, Victor O. Olanegan, Okpomor O. Endurance, Carew E. Irene, Chigozie F. Okoyeuzu, Belay Dereje and Abebe Teshome. "Effects of charcoal kiln and microwave oven drying techniques on the chemical and thermal characteristics of tomato and yam slices." African Journal of Food Science 16, no. 3 (2022): 58-62.
MLA /
Chibuzo S. Nwankwo, et al. "Effects of charcoal kiln and microwave oven drying techniques on the chemical and thermal characteristics of tomato and yam slices." African Journal of Food Science 16.3 (2022): 58-62.