The study used Onion (Allium Cepa), Garlic (Allium Sativum L.) and Sour Orange (Citrus Aurantium) to assess their
effectiveness as bio- pesticides. The study also revealed that plants play vital roles towards the storage of many food
stuffs. The consideration for the used extracts of plants origin is that they were easily biodegradable, effective on
some pests and considered safer in pest control operations as they minimized pesticide residues and also ensured
safety of th...
Several researches have shown that the accumulation of heavy metals in green-leafy vegetables is of increasing concern due
to food safety threat and potential health risks. Therefore, the aim of this research was to analyze the amount of heavy metals accumulated in three green-leafy vegetables consumed in Dutse metropolis, Jigawa state, Nigeria. Three (3) samples of each of the vegetables were collected randomly from two (2) different markets in Dutse Metropolis. The ...