Similarly, cashew, cassava, sugarcane and benniseed
are some other crops we have big plans for.
Among these vegetables is black benniseed (Sesamum radiatum) which is cultivated on a small scale since its bringing into cultivation is very recent.
Black benniseed (Sesamum radiatum) seeds have been shown to be estrogenic and /or anti estrogenic .
(2013), quinoa flour (Ogungbenle, 2003), Luffa cylindrica (Olaofe and Aremu, 2008), white melon and benniseed (Ogungbenle, 2006) but lower than that of gourd seeds reported by Ogungbenle (2006).
(1993) but considerably higher than those of gourd seed, white and yellow melon, benniseed, bulma cotton seed reported by Ogungbenle (2006) and quinoa flour (147.00%) reported by Ogungbenle (2003).
Major crops produced in the State include: cassava, yam, rice, benniseed
, maize, sweet potatoes, millet, soybeans and a wide range of tree crops like mango, citrus, oil palm and bananas.
Sesame or benniseed (Sesamum indicum L.) is cultivated in almost all tropical and subtropical Asian and African countries for its highly nutritious and edible seeds (Iwo et al., 2002).
An Overview of Benniseed Research and Production in Nigeria and Prospects for Increased Production, pp: 18-29.
Sesame (Sesamum indicum L., synonymous with S.orientale L., also known as sesamum, gingelly, sim sim, benniseed
, and til) is probably the most ancient oilseed known and used by humans as a food source .
The most important commercial crop in this area is sesame (Benniseed