MAXIMIZING THE POTENTIALS OF BENI SEED SESAME (Sesamum indicum L) PRODUCTION
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Sesame (Sesamum indicum L) is an annual flowering plant which is cultivated for its seeds, grows in pods and is believed to be the oldest cultivated oilseed in the world. Although with a doubtful origin, it is widely believed to have originated from Africa. The world over, there are about 4.8 million tons of sesame seed produced. The largest importers of this seed are Japan and China. In Africa, Nigeria comes about the seventh largest producer after Ethiopia and Sudan.As a result of the drought-resistant nature of the plant, it thrives well in the Northern part of Nigeria and some parts of the West. It can also be grown in some part of the South East and South South. It has been successfully grown it in Ebonyi and Northern part of Cross River States.Sesame is often called by different names based on the location, some of its common names are Beni seed, Gingilly, Simsim, Tahini, and Til. Sesame was introduced to Nigeria after the Second World War and was mostly cultivated as a minor crop in the Northern and Central part of Nigeria until 1974 when it began to gain prominence as a major cash crop.
Autor Mohammed D. Toungos
Data premiery rynkowej 15.06.2020
Liczba stron 52
Product type Książka w miękkiej okładce
Wielkość 220 x 150 mm