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Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Vol. 9(1), pp. 32-36, 2019

ISSN: 2276-7770

Copyright ©2019, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s)

DOI Link: http://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.011619016

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Knowledge assessment, training and consumer acceptability on cassava – pigeon pea processing at Akufo, Oyo state

 

Fasoyiro S. B.1, Farinde E.O.1, Chete O.B.2*, Ajani A.O.3

 

1 Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Moor Plantation (IAR&T), Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

2* Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State.

3 Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

       

 

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Article No.: 011619016

Type: Research

DOI: 10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.011619016

 

The study aims to determine the knowledge of Akufo community in cassava flour processing, to disseminate, processing of cassava–pigeon pea fortified products and assess the consumer acceptability of the products.  A pre-test was conducted for the women; they were assessed for socio-economic status and previous knowledge in cassava processing. Six (6) cassava products were processed in participation with the trainees and the trainees women were used as panelists to sensory analysis. A post-test was also conducted after the training to assess knowledge after training. The result showed that most of the participants were in the age range of 51-60 (50%) and with farming as the dominant work (28.6%). The majority of the participants’ education status was secondary school (50%). Post-test results showed that the participants increased food processing understanding and 85.7% showed interest in processing the products disseminated for income generation.

 

Submitted: 16/01/2019

Accepted:  18/01/2019

Published: 31/01/2019

 

*Corresponding Author

Chete O.B

E-mail: cheteob4@ gmail. com

Phone: 08054468604

 

Keywords:

cassava, pigeon pea, processing, dissemination, improved nutrition, income generation

 

 

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Cite this Article: Fasoyiro SB; Farinde EO; Chete OB; Ajani AO (2019). Knowledge assessment, training and consumer acceptability on cassava – pigeon pea processing at Akufo, Oyo state. Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences 9(1): 32-36, http://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.011619016.


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