Lesser Known spices of Akwa Ibom State; their nutritional, antinutritional, mineral and phytochemical Analyses


Bassey, M. E. Johnny, I.I and Okoro, B.I. (2011).

Prof. Margaret Bassey

Professor Margaret E. Bassey is a Professor of Bio-Systematics in the Department of Botany and Ecological Studies, University of Uyo. She obtained her B.Sc from the University of Benin, M.Sc from the University of lbadan and Ph. D from the University of Port Harcourt.

She was trained by Seasoned Taxonomists like the Late Prof L..S. Gill and Dr Joyce Lowe. She did extensive biosystematic investigations of ferns of the family Adiantaceae for her Ph.D under Professor B. L. Nyananyo and Professor B. Okoli and she has maintained her interest in ferns since then.

The University of Uyo Herbarium which she oversees has a good collection of ferns of Akwa lbom State from all the 31 Local Government Areas.

She is author of the book, About Seed Plants and has many articles in national and international journals, many of which can be accessed on this knowledgebase.

She enjoys identifying unknown plants and is happily married to Pastor Emmanuel Bassey of the The R.C.C.G and together, they have been blessed with 4 wonderful children.

Visit www.margaretbassey.com.ng to access all her open access publications.

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