A Quantitative Assessment of the Anti-Nutritional Properties of Canadian Pulses

  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • University of Saskatchewan

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Michael Nickerson

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Saskatchewan


To perform a comprehensive chemical analysis of the antinutritional factors (ANFs) found within Canadian pulses, focusing on measuring levels of ANFs in whole and split pulses rather than pulse fractions.

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Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2014 - 2017


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

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