Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018, Page: 7-11
Physicochemical Characteristics of Honey Samples from Mambilla Plateau, Nigeria
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
Received: Mar. 11, 2018;       Accepted: Apr. 8, 2018;       Published: May 14, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.jb.20180201.12      View  683      Downloads  56
Abstract
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).
Keywords
Physicochemical, Honey, Samples, Parameters
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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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