Monday, 30 November, 2020

Category: Plants

Kingdom plantae


Graviola (Scientific name: Annona muricata) is one the plants that is exact origin is not proven but it has become widely spread today and can grow in almost every area with average temperature and high humidity. Graviola is commonly called Read more…


Nature of Ginkgo Biloba The maidenhair tree, commonly called Ginkgo Biloba is one of the oldest medicinal plants known. It is sometimes written as Gingko. It is originally from China and it’s popular for its health benefits in their traditional Read more…


Chillies (Capsicum spp. Family: Solanaceae), also called peppers are widely grown across the globe, from America to Asia and even in Africa, with China being the leading country growing chillies. There are a wide variety of peppers which vary in Read more…


Meadowsweet (scientific name, Filipendula ulmaria) is a member of the rose family. Similar specie is Filipendula vulgaris or small Meadowsweet. They grow in Europe in different areas especially on river banks, ditches, damp meadows and the likes since the plant Read more…


As technology is shaping up every industry, agriculture and food production is not left out. With the growing world population, food insecurity is becoming a daily issue to address, old farming practices can not help with the increasing food demand. Read more…


Food fortification or enrichment is the umbrella term which means the addition of nutrients to food in order to increase its nutritional value. This is practised in order to fortify foods with rich nutrients so as to fight nutrient deficiency Read more…


Devil’s claw is a medicinal plant with antioxidant and antiinflammatory effects for both man and other animals. The other time, we talked about the health benefits of devil’s claw on dogs, it’s important to know that it also has positive Read more…


Devil’s claw (Botanical name :Harpagophytum) is a plant with tuberous root system commonly found in Africa. It derived this name from the appearance of its hooked fruit and it’s also called wood spider, grapple plant but mostly referred to as Read more…


Sweet potato is one of the root crops with a relatively high nutritive value and yet only about 5% of world production comes Africa. It is mostly grown with other arable crops. Asia produces over 90% of the crop with Read more…


Jute is perhaps the most important of all bast fibres. The fibre is obtained from the stems of two cultivated species of Corchorus, namely, C. Capsularis L. and C. olitorius L. It is mostly produced in Asian countries especially China, Read more…