Sesame seeds (or sesamum or benniseed) are the seeds of the tropical annual Sesamum indicum. They are tiny, flat oval seeds with a nutty taste and a delicate, almost invisible crunch.
Widely known for its lush red petals and combination of sweet and tart taste, Hibiscus Sabdariffa, commonly known as the Hibiscus Flower, is used differently in many countries for tea, medicinal purposes, animal fodder, etc.
Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. Turmeric is a bright yellow-orange spice commonly used in curries and sauces. It comes from the turmeric root. The spice has been used for its medicinal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties for thousands of years.
Soya bean is a leguminous crop that is grown in many countries across the world. Soya bean is a very important global crop because of its chemical composition of over 36 % protein, 30 % carbohydrates, dietary fibre, vitamins and mineral salts.
The peanut, is also known as the groundnut. It is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics. It is classified as both a grain legume and an oil crop due to its high oil content.
Ginger is the underground rhizome of the ginger plant, known botanically as Zingiber officinale. It has been a popular spice and herbal medicine for thousands of years.
Cashew (Anacardium Occidentale L.) is a tree crop of considerable economic importance to Nigeria and other tropical countries. Apart from being a source of useful products and byproducts for food, medicinal and industrial applications, cashew gives also a useful shade.