Spermatotoxicity and Testicular Pathology in Wistar Strain Rats fed Graded Levels of Pigeon Pea Diet

K Soetan, O S Ajani, O C Akinsulie, M O Tijani

Abstract


Pigeon pea is an important grain legume in the tropics and subtropics and it is a valuable source of low-cost plantprotein for humans and animals, but it remains an underutilized legume. Effects of feeding graded levels of raw pigeon pea seed inclusion diets on testicular function in Wistar rats was investigated. Thirty male Wistar rats weighing between 120 and 160 g were assigned into six groups (A-F) of 5 rats each. 

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