Table 7: Free radical scavenging activities of the methanolic/ethanolic extracts of cocoyam and unripe plantain incorporated feeds using rapid DPPH TLC screening.

PlantAntioxidant activityIntensity of spots

CocoyamModerate+++
Unripe plantainModerate++
QuercetinStrong+++

The degree of activity, determined qualitatively from the observation of the yellow colour intensity: moderate (++), strong (+++).