Growth, yield and variance components of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) grown on lime (CaCO3)-amended acidic soil of south-eastern Nigeria

Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Calabar, Calabar (1,2,4,5,6)
Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Calabar, Calabar (3)

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Antioxidant activities of herbs, fruit and medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum extracts produced by microfiltration process

Faculty of Agriculture, Institute for Food Technology and Biochemistry, Belgrade-Zemun (1,3,4,6)
Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade (2)
Faculty of Technology, Leskovac (5)


This paper presents kinds of extraction and cross-flow filtration of composition of 46 healthful and aromatic herbs, 8 fruits and fungi Ganoderma lucidum. Those extracts are part of Bitter 55, which have significant antioxidant capacity. Antioxidative activities of plant extracts have been determined by DPPH test using method of Blois. Bitter 55 which was kept at the green bottle in the dark has EC50 = 141.07 μl/ml and it was stable during 150 days.

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