International Journal of
Physical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Phys. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-1950
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPS
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2572

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of natural radionuclide levels in some Nigerian made poultry feedstuff

V. I. Ageda
  • V. I. Ageda
  • Department of Physical Sciences, University of Mkar, Mkar, Benue State, Nigeria.
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E. E. Ike
  • E. E. Ike
  • Department of Physics, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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S. T. Temaugee
  • S. T. Temaugee
  • Department of Physics, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Niger State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 23 December 2016
  •  Accepted: 07 September 2017
  •  Published: 16 October 2017


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