Covenant Leads Worldwide in the Field of Vegetables; Proximate Composition; Crude Protein
Covenant University has emerged No. 1 in the list of the top 5 institutions in the world, by scholarly output, in the field of Vegetables; Proximate Composition; Crude Protein, according to Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide.
Covenant led the pack, featuring a total of 6 Nigerian universities in the top 10 category, with 3 scholarly outputs, 24 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.36, according to Elsevier’s latest computations spanning the period between 2014 and 2017. Close on the heels of Covenant was Ladoke Akintola University of Technology with 3 scholarly outputs, 53 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.09.
Other Nigerian institutions in the top 10 category were Usmanu Danfodiyo University (4th), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (6th), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (7th), and University of Calabar (9th).
Authors from Covenant University - Professor Olayinka Ajani, Mrs Deborah Akinlabu, and Mrs. Taiwo Owoeye - occupied the 3rd to 5th positions in the list of the top 5 authors, globally, on this topic, which had a worldwide overall research performance of 80 scholarly outputs, 908 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 78.
Professor Ajani of the Department of Chemistry, the leading author on this topic at Covenant, was ranked 3rd in the world with his 3 scholarly outputs, 24 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.36.
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