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International Journal Of Horticulture, Agriculture And Food Science(IJHAF)

Ethno-Botanical data on KAPOK (Ceiba pentandraGaertn.), MAHOGANY (Khaya senegalensis), and NEEM (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.) from the Far-North Region of Cameroon

Gilles Bernard Nkouam , Balike Musongo , Armand Abdou Bouba , Jean Bosco Tchatchueng , César Kapseu , Danielle Barth


International Journal of Horticulture, Agriculture and Food science(IJHAF), Vol-1, Issue-3, September - October 2017, Pages 1-5, 10.22161/ijhaf.1.3.1

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In this study, questionnaires were used in the Extreme North Region of Cameroon in order to gather information on the oilseeds Ceiba, Khaya and Azadirachta. These oilseeds are part of the biodiversity of the area and this paper brings more knowledge on the virtues of the tree as experienced by the local population. Data gathered here will serve much in the study and valorization of the oilseeds. Results of the inquiry show that Ceiba, Khaya and Azadirachta, have a wide range of medicinal uses and applications.

Azadirachta indica A. Juss., Ceiba pentandra Gaertn., Khaya senegalensis, oilseed, vernacular names

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