Igbos traditionally use passive means to keep yams at low temperature in an oba. Photo: Anam City Blog

Yam

Yam is a tuberous root vegetable rich in carbohydrates. Though the edible underground grown tubers of this perennial vine crop is starchy, they contain dietary fiber which qualifies it as low…

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Mary David, mother of  six harvesting cocoa in her  plantation farm in  Ilutuntun camp in Odigbo Local Government Area, Ondo State.

Cocoa

Cocoa beans, used in making chocolate, are seeds from pods produced from the cocoa tree, from four years of its life; a small evergreen tree that grows exclusively in regions 20 degrees north or…

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Palm Oil

Palm Oil

Palm Oil is red oil extracted from palm fruits. To produce palm oil, the palm tree, Elaeis guineensis is being climbed by dexterous men for the harvest of nuts which is then separated for the…

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Acanthus monathus

Acanthus montanus

Acanthus montanus¬†is a forest region robust erect plant occurring in humid places mostly on the stream banks.The plant, native to West Africa, has been introduced to the rest of the world for…

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