Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 302

Table of Content: April-June 2022; 14(2)

April 2022

Germination and conservation of the germinative power of Griffonia simplicifolia (DC.) Baill: African plant of therapeutic and fodder value

Griffonia simplicifolia is a Caesalpiniaceae legume that grows from Liberia to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The leaves are widely used in Togo for their nutritional value. On the other hand it is most known for the richness in 5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan (L-5-HTP) of its seeds. Farmers collect significant amounts of fodder directly from Togo's forest formations, resulting in a scarcity of this species, which is...

Author(s): ETSE Kodjo Djidjolé, ADJALLAH Amouzou, JOHNSON Benziwa, QUASHIE Marie Luce A. and RADJI Raoufou