dika nut


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Noun1.dika nut - edible oil-rich seed of wild mango
edible seed - many are used as seasoning
dika bread - somewhat astringent paste prepared by grinding and heating seeds of the African wild mango; a staple food of some African peoples
dika, Irvingia gabonensis, wild mango, wild mango tree - African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
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EDTA modified dika nut (Irvingia gabonensis) (EMDN) has been prepared, its physicochemical characteristics were determined and it was characterized using fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM).
The topography and the elemental composition of EDTA modified dika nut (EMDN) was studied using a FEIESEM quanta 200 for SEM and EDX.