Wonders never cease
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CTA. 2002. Wonders never cease. Spore 98. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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The miracle tree. The multiple attributes of Moringa Edited by L J Fuglie, CWS CTA copublication, 2001. 172 pp. CTA number 1062. 20 credit points
Its seeds clear the murkiest water. Its wood yields a blue dye and its leaves can be readily eaten by every farm animal, including the carp and tilapia in your fish ponds. We are talking about the moringa tree (Moringa spp). No less than nineteen distinctly different uses can be attributed to this miracle tree . This manual of the same name takes you round the wondrous world of this multi-purpose and increasingly multi-popular agroforestry tree. Besides introductory chapters about the history, biology and uses of moringa, specific chapters deal with the nutritional values of the edible parts, such as seeds, flowers, leaves and leaf powder; with the quality of seed oil and with pressing techniques to obtain the moringa oil. A brief chapter provides a couple of recipes that include moringa, varying from soup to salad and sautéed pods. The miracle tree. The multiple attributes of Moringa Edited by L J Fuglie, CWS CTA copublication, 2001. 172 pp. CTA number 1062. 20 credit points