Monthly Archives: June 2013

Hides, Skins and Leather

Hides, Skins and Leather

HIDES, SKINS AND LEATHER The importance of hides, skins and leather cannot be emphasized enough as nearly all humanity have made use of these materials in one form or the other. A hide is gotten from the skin of animals

Jatropha Seeds

Jatropha Seeds

JATROPHA SEEDS As the world continues to seek for a healthier and environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuel, biodiesel is now thought to be the perfect replacement, especially for transportation purposes.  Surprisingly though, one plant might after all, be the

Kolanuts

Kolanuts

KOLA NUTS Kola nut is a native of West Africa and widely grown in Angola, Togo, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The plant is also found in all tropical regions and is cultivated for its nuts which is said to have

Maize

Maize

MAIZE Maize (popularly known as corn in the United States) got its history as far back as 1492 when Columbus discovered it in Cuba. Though it was believed that the grain has been in existence and used in many regions,