Aperture size SD2 SD3 OV50.2 OV50.3 OV70.2 OV70.3 Control
1mm 57.17 ± 4.58e 34.29 ± 0.43b 32.17 ± 0.42b 40.00 ± 0.64cd 38.65 ± 0.76c 42.57 ± 0.71d 24.82 ± 0.57a
425–630 μm 36.90 ± 1.02b 34.81 ± 0.89a 38.67 ± 0.76ab 41.05 ± 0.30ab 42.62 ± 0.40ab 38.36 ± 0.25ab 60.65 ± 0.97c
150-315 μm 5.95 ± 0.78a 30.83 ± 1.26e 29.18 ± 0.33d 18.98 ± 0.39c 18.76 ± 0.21c 19.07 ± 0.40c 14.56 ± 0.15b
APS μm 662.50 ± 3.54d 514.00 ± 5.66a 525.00 ± 7.07a 585.00 ± 7.07c 567.50 ±10.61c 575.00 ± 7.07c 535.00 ± 7.07b
SD3, Sun dried chips (soaked four days and pressed two days)
OV50.2, Oven dried chips at 50°C (soaked three days and pressed three days)
OV50.3, Oven dried chips at 50°C (soaked four days and pressed two days)
OV70 2, Oven dried chips at 70°C (soaked three days and pressed three days)
OV70.3, Oven dried chips at 70°C (soaked four days and pressed two days)
Control, Processed from fresh cassava tubers
APS, Average particle size
Values with similar letters in the same column are not significantly (p < 0.05) different.
*Starting weight = 50g
Table 5: Percentage weight on different size apertures and average particle size of gari.