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4 edition of The Useful Plants of Ghana found in the catalog.

The Useful Plants of Ghana

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Practical Action .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Plant life: general,
  • Science,
  • Plant Geography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Ghana,
  • Africa, West,
  • Botany, Economic,
  • Plants, Useful

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8979332M
    ISBN 101853390437
    ISBN 109781853390432

    Fruits of Years of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana () Anthony Y. Naaeke Kaleidoscope Catechesis: Missionary Catechesis in Africa, Particularly in the Diocese of Wa in Ghana.   African White Mahogany. The African White Mahogany, scientific name Turraeanthus africana, is a species of plant that is part of the Meliaceae Family of flowering species grows to be around feet (35 meters) tall and its trunk usually has a diameter that is between 2 and 3 feet ( and meters) in : Gregory Sousa.


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The Useful Plants of Ghana by Daniel Abbiw Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book, while of great interest to specialists, is aimed at the average reader. The plants are divided into subjects such as food, fuel, medicines and weeds, and are listed by their scientific and Ghanaian vernacular names, and by their English ones if by: About this book A fascinating collection of information about the plants of Ghana.

Divided into subjects such as food, fuel, medicine and weeds, and listed by their scientific, Ghanaian and English (where applicable) names, Useful Plants of Ghana will be of great interest to ethnobotanists and biochemists searching for little known remedies for further research.

Useful Plants of Ghana describes the uses and properties of native Ghanaian plants, many of which have a wide distribution in Africa. The plants are classified by use, and listed by their scientific and Ghanaian vernacular names, and by their English The Useful Plants of Ghana book if available.

Useful Plants of Ghana: West African Uses of Wild and Cultivated Plants Daniel K. Abbiw No preview available -   Buy Useful Plants of Ghana by Daniel Abbiw from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Daniel Abbiw. You can try to find this item in a library The Useful Plants of Ghana book search in this text to find the frequency and page number of specific words and phrases.

This can be especially useful to help you decide if the book is worth buying, checking out from a library, etc. Another work that appears to have been used a great deal is The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa, by J.

Dalziel (). The paragraphs dealing with the uses of the plants listed contain a great amount of varied information, obtained not only in Ghana ghana Subject Category: Geographic EntitiesCited by: Traditionally, The Useful Plants of Ghana book on the diversity and uses of medicinal plants in Ghana is only made known through ethnobotanical studies by some individual researchers.

Such studies, although few in number and isolated, have usually focused on the efficacy of plant extracts as well as their safety assessment. documented as having a connection with magic, or be en seen as sacred in Ghana.

The literature I have used to make this database is from a book by Irvine () called 'Woody Plants of Ghana. Books shelved as ghana: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi, Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by A.

Useful Plants of Ghana West African uses of wild and cultivated plants Books. Information on useful plants of Ghana is brought together. The plants are divided into subjects such as food plants, forage plants, industrial crops, cash crops, building and construction, fuel, medicinal plants, narcotic and biodynamic plants, and weeds.

Many of the uses are of local occurrence. The plants are listed by their scientific and Ghanaian vernacular names, and Cited by: Ghana has a large variety of native and introduced plants. The range of native plants is very diverse. It’s impossible to mention all the plants in Ghana in this post, which is why we have selected a number of plants.

In the coming year we’ll add more plants to this list. Aimed at the general reader, this book attempts to document, as much as possible, the useful plant material from Ghana.

The plants are divided by use into subjects such as food, fuel, potions and medicines, poisons, dyes, construction and weeds.2/5(1). Get this from a library. Useful plants of Ghana: West African uses of wild and cultivated plants. [Daniel K Abbiw]. Useful plants of Ghana: West African uses of wild and cultivated plants.

[Daniel K Abbiw] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts # Plants, Useful--Ghana\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Ghana, country of western Africa, situated on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea.

Although relatively small in area and population, Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa and is celebrated for its rich history. Ghana’s capital is the coastal city of Accra.

Learn more about the country of Ghana. Botanical names have been linked to an external site for further detail, the sites of choice being PROTA- Plant Resources of Tropical Africa (use Prota4U for search screen, or PROTA4U article list) & West African Plants - A Photo Guide (follow African Plant Database link below photos for description).

Local names have been taken from"Woody Plants of Ghana", OUP. In his book Drumming in Akan Communities of Ghana, J.H. Nketia mentions some plants either by the Twi name or by the English names.

People who want to read descriptions of these plants in other books may find this collection of the equivalent Twi, English and Botanical names useful. Suitable descriptions may be found in DalziePs Useful Plants. Abbiw, D.K. Useful plants of Ghana; Richmond Intermediate Technology Publications and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, London.

S The country’s first gas processing plant at Atuabo is also producing natural gas from the Jubilee field, providing power to several of Ghana’s thermal power plants. As ofkey economic concerns facing the government include the lack of affordable electricity, lack of a solid domestic revenue base, and the high debt burden.

Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia Kofi Busia Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, - Materia medica, Vegetable - pages.

Extracts of the plant are used to ease the symptoms of malaria. The boiled juice or a tea made from the leaves or the whole plant is taken to relieve fever and other symptoms.

It is also used for dysentery, pain, and liver disorders. A tea of the leaves is taken to help control diabetes in Peru and other areas. Ghana, officially Republic of Ghana, republic ( est. pop. 27,), 92, sq mi (, sq km), W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean.

The capital and largest city is Accra. Land and People Modern Ghana comprises the former British colony of the Gold Coast and the former mandated territory of British Togoland. Covering years of Ghana's history, The Ghana Reader provides a multitude of historical, political, and cultural perspectives on this iconic African nation.

Whether discussing the Asante kingdom and the Gold Coast's importance to European commerce and transatlantic slaving, Ghana's brief period under British colonial rule, or the emergence of its modern democracy, /5(5).

Ghana - Ghana - Plant and animal life: Although soils and biotic factors (i.e., those pertaining to living organisms, including humans) are important, vegetation is primarily determined by precipitation. There are three principal types of vegetation from south to north occurring in the coastal savanna, in the forest zone, and in the northern savanna zone.

Useful Plants of Ghana: West African Uses of Wild and Cultivated Plants by Daniel K. Abbiw. West African Religious Traditions: Focus on the Akan of Ghana (Faith Meets Faith Series) by Robert B.

Fisher. West Africa: Ghana (Ancient and Living Cultures) by Myra Herr, Christopher Ronan, Mira Bartok, Christine Ronan, Esther Grisham. Agriculture in Ghana consists of a variety of agricultural products and is an established economic sector, and provides employment on a formal and informal produces a variety of crops in various climatic zones which range from dry savanna to wet forest and which run in east–west bands across Ghana.

Agricultural crops, including yams, grains, cocoa, oil palms. 23 Medicinal Plants the Native Americans Used on a Daily Basis. Here are the most versatile plants the Native Americans used in their everyday lives: #1.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) one of the most useful is a little book by Michael Moore called Los g: Ghana. Nature Land And Natural Resources Ghana is a lowland country, except for a range of hills on the eastern border. The sandy coastline is backed by a coastal plain.

Explore our list of Ghana - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Jul 7, - Explore gyname's board "Flowers of Ghana", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Flowers, Planting flowers, Plants pins.

Plants confined to Ghana include a legume Talbotiella gentii (Quarry Life Award), a riverweed Ledermanniella bowlingii (Podostemaceae), Psychotria ankasensis (Henriette's Herbal), Cola umbratilis (Google Books), Ixora tenuis (Google Books), Dissotis entii, Alsodeiopsis chippii, Virectaria tenella, Bonamia vignei (Google Books), Plectranthus.

Kids can learn about various uses of plants in this education video. Comments are turned off. When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Learn to Read | One Syllable Missing: Ghana. FAO PLANT PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION PAPER Good Agricultural Practices for greenhouse vegetable crops Principles for Mediterranean climate areas C M Y CM MY CY CMY K 1 03/06/   Aloes are a succulent with thick, fleshy leaves.

Large striking flowers bloom on long stems during the dry winter months in South Africa. Of all the aloe plants, aloe vera is the most commonly cultivated.

Aloe vera grows to 12 inches tall in full sun. Like many native African plants, aloes are not frost tolerant and will not survive standing water. Explore Ghana holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

| Hailed as West Africa's golden child, Ghana deserves its place in the sun. One of Africa's great success stories, the country is reaping the benefits of a stable democracy in the form of fast-paced development.

And it shows: Ghana is suffused with the most incredible energy. Books Set in Ghana Fiction and non-fiction books set completely or at least partially in Ghana.

For more books about this country and others, see the Around the World in 80 Days Group. A library search was carried out on medicinal plant species used in traditional medicine to treat TB. In particular, plants cited in the book “African traditional medicine: a dictionary of plant use and applications” and growing in Ghana were selected, verified if they already had been identified at the Herbarium of the Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine (CSRPM), Cited by: The Herbal Database.

A listing of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants & some clues to their uses. by George Wooten, © Dedication. The Herbal Database is dedicated to the tea plant, Camellia sinensis, the source of commercial Size: KB. There's more than one kind of "horsetail." Equisetum arvense is a thoroughly weedy-looking plant that will spread out of control if given a chance, even in dry soil.

Equisetum hyemale, by contrast, is a more useful horsetail plant to the landscaper. It is an architectural plant that can be employed as an accent around water features. If given Missing: Ghana.Nigeria is a country on the West coast of Africa. Its location and geography gives Nigeria a wide range of ecosystems including coastal ecosystems, dry savanna, tropical rainforests and swampy mangroves.

Because of this biome diversity, there are hundreds of diverse animals and plants .History of Ghana Gold Coast (British colony), History of Ghana (), All texts of this book are extracted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (). Pictures published in this book can be under different licences than the GNU Free Documentation.