Physicochemical Characteristics of Honey Samples from Mambilla Plateau, Nigeria
Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018, Pages: 7-11
Received: Mar. 11, 2018; Accepted: Apr. 8, 2018; Published: May 14, 2018
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Japhet Amanah Lullah-Deh, Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
Muluh Emmanuel Khan, Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
Ishaq Shaibu Eneji, Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
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This research investigated the physicochemical properties of seven honey samples obtained from seven different locations on the Mambilla Plateau.The physicochemical properties evaluated were colour, temperature, pH, moisture contents, viscosity, specific gravity, density and conductivity.The results showed a range of honey colours from light amber to dark, pH range of (3.22 – 5.00); temperature range of (29.0 – 39.4°C); moisture content range of (16.4 – 34.0%); viscosity range of (23.2 – 34.7 Ns/m); specific gravity range of (1.35 – 1.47); density range of (1.30 – 1.51 g/cm3); and conductivity range of (7.6 – 12.4 μs/m).
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Japhet Amanah Lullah-Deh, Muluh Emmanuel Khan, Ishaq Shaibu Eneji, Physicochemical Characteristics of Honey Samples from Mambilla Plateau, Nigeria, Journal of Biomaterials. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018, pp. 7-11. doi: 10.11648/j.jb.20180201.12
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