Guinea corn


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Guinea corn

n
(Plants) another name for durra
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Noun1.Guinea corn - sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North AfricaGuinea corn - sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
grain sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain
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Studies reveal that potash is capable of increasing breast milk production and quality in new mothers for example, the Hausa women use the potash to prepare special porridge with millet and guinea corn, which they often take after childbirth in order to boost breast milk production.
'Each beneficiary is entitled to one 50kg bag of rice, five-litre cooking oil, and guinea corn,' he said.
They came at my invitation to share with us important health information about Jobelyn, a food supplement made from sorghum or guinea corn which they said is an elixir of life; it can prolong life!
These crops include maize, cassava and cassava products, wheat crops, waste straw, guinea corn husk, rice husk, millet husk, sawdust and sorghum plant.
Therefore, the objective of this study was to compare the use of these two fungi in hydrolysing rice husks, millet husks, guinea corn stalks and groundnut shells which form postharvest wastes in this locality.
These are orange peels, coconut shell, maize cob, guinea corn stem and used tyre.
Archival evidence supports a diet largely of plants such as guinea corn (sorghum) and sugar cane but with limited protein.
The food and cash crops on which data were collected were yam, cassava, cocoyam, rice, maize, guinea corn, millet, cowpea, soyabean, ground nut, bambara groundnut and pigeon pea.
Growing rice with a labor force of slaves, southerners were much more likely to eat rice or peanuts along with local game and Native American and African-American crops such as Indian and Guinea corn.
I've heard that on slave ships it's called guinea corn, and in that way I guess it links the new world to the old one.