Inventory, logistics, and transportation
Postharvest Losses of a Developing Nation’s Tomatoes Value Chain- Evidence from Actors’ Perspectives in Nigeria

Ibrahim Madugu Abdulrahman; Umar Ali Umar; Ayodeji Nathaniel Oyedeji

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 January 2024

  Despite being the 16th-largest tomato producer in the world with the potential to dominate tomato exports, Nigeria still faces challenges, including a lack of crucial production inputs, low yields, outdated technology, significant postharvest losses (PHL), and a lack of infrastructure for processing ...  Read More

Engineering Optimization
Effect of fibre parameters on the physical and mechanical properties of epoxy-based reinforced Deleb palm fibre composite; using Taguchi grey relational optimization

Ayodeji Nathaniel Oyedeji; Ibrahim Iliyasu; James Bitrus Bello; Kazeem Adeniyi Salami; Musa Nicholas Dibal; Danjuma S Yawas

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 350-363

  This study considered the consequence of the length and weight composition percentage of Deleb palm fruit fiber on the physio-mechanical characteristics of an epoxy-based composite through the Taguchi grey relational optimization technique. Considering fiber reinforcement of 30 wt% to 40 wt% and fiber ...  Read More