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Commercial plant gums and gum resins in Kenya

Commercial plant gums and gum resins in Kenya

sources of alternative livelihood and economic development in the drylands

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Published by Executive Printers in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by B.N. Chikamai and J.A. Odera.
ContributionsChikamai, B. N., Odera, J. A.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22686929M
ISBN 109966966056
LC Control Number2008345644
OCLC/WorldCa276274792

A study was conducted to assess the physical properties of gum arabic obtained from two Acacia senegal varieties (l and is). in Marigat division, Baringo district. Gum arabic samples from the experimental sites at Solit, Kapkun, Kimorok and Maoi were collected, dried and analysed to establish their physical characteristics. Moisture content in gum arabic obtained from. The main objects of research are rosins (Pinus roxburghii), guar gum (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba), karaya gum (Sterculia urens), gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) and guggul (Commiphora mukul). It is also involved in the preparation of agroforestry models on resins and on: Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand, .

  Chikamai BN, Odera JA () Commercial plant gums and gum resins in Kenya. Sources of alternative livelihood and economic development in the drylands of Kenya. Executive Printers, Nairobi-Kenya. Google ScholarCited by: 5. Available estimates prompt that the total area of oleo-gum resin bearing woodlands cover about million ha of land in the country, with over , metric tons of natural gum production potential (Girmay, ). Frankincense/olibanum constitutes 80 % of total output of resins of this type, gum Arabic 14 % and myrrh 6 % (Getachew.

  Lemenih, M. Production and marketing of gums and gum resins in Ethiopia. In: Ben, C. and Enrico, C. (eds) Production and marketing of gum resins.   Gums & mucilage have similar constitutions and on hydrolysis yield a mixture of sugars & uronic acids. (this isyear (this is then of poor quality & unfit for commercial use). Plants arethen of poor quality & unfit for commercial use). - Gums (gum-resins)Gums (gum-resins) - With oil & gum (oleo-gum-resins).With oil & gum (oleo-gum-resins Missing: Kenya.


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Commercial plant gums and gum resins in Kenya Download PDF EPUB FB2

A review of commercial gums and gum resins resources in Kenya: taxonomy, ecology and distribution. Gums and resins are among the natural resources in Kenya with potential for generating wealth and uplifting the living standards of the local communities in the : F.

Gachathi, M. Muga, M. Muchiri, B. Kamondo, D. Ochieng, P. Tuwei, J. Wanjiku. Kenya has varied geographical and ecological conditions that support diverse flora with potential for production of various plant chemicals. Amongst them are plant gums and resins of which gum arabic, oleoresin, Eucalyptus oil, myrrh and frankincense are of commercial : B Chikamai.

Commercial gum Arabic is obtained from acacia Senegal or A. Seyal while gum resins are Myrrh from Commiphora Myrrha, Hagar from C. Holtiziana and frank incense from Boswelia Neglecta. Most of the produce in Kenya are exported for use as preservative medicinal valve and cosmetic production.

The Future For Gum Arabic And Resins In Kenya 31 May Kenya’s Arid and Semi-arid lands (ASALs) form part of the East Africa’s dry regions which extends northwards from central Tanzania through Southern eastern and Northern Kenya.

Plant Gums and Resins, hosted by Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 6 to 10 October Coordinated by KEFRI, a number of international and bilateral agencies, namely: Association for International Development of Natural Gums.

Commercial production of gums and resins in Kenya is mainly confined to the arid counties of Isiolo, Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and by: 1. Ethiopia has one of the largest resource bases for commercial plant gum and resin production (KucharTadesse et al.

Gums and Resins in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. Lemenih, M. and. The regional Network for Natural Gums and Resins in Africa (NGARA), with support from FAO’s Action Against Desertification (AAD) project, has established its framework of priorities () to support sustainable production and use of commercial plant gums and resins, locally and internationally.

These can be obtained from trees and forests in African drylands, an area of the world. wounding of the plant. Commercial gums arrive in. Quality Requirement and Standards for Natural resins and Gums Exploring new gum-resin producing plants to popularize them and to provide.

Galago senegalensis consumes plant gums, which are secreted by trees in response to insect damage and provide a source of carbohydrate (Bearder and Martin, ).

The dental comb is used to scrape gum off the surface of the bark (Bearder and Martin. Gum resins in plants. True gums are formed from the disintegration of internal plant tissues, mostly from the decomposition of cellulose in a process called gummosis. Chemically, Gums contain high amounts of sugar and are closely allied to the pectins.

They are colloidal and soluble in water, either dissolving entirely or swelling, but they are insoluble in alcohol and ether. They exude Missing: Kenya. Naturally Grown Wild Organic Resin and Gums and Producer of Essential Oils. GUMS Gum Arabic: Acacia senegal, Acacia seyal, Myrrh and Myrrh Hagar Gum: Commiphora myrrha; Commiphora erythraea Frankincense / Olibanum Gum: Boswellia sacra; Boswellia carterii; Boswellia neglecta Opopanax Gum: Opopanax chironium; Opopanax hispidus; Heracleum sp.

ESSENTIAL OILS. The Network for Natural Gums and Resins in Africa (NGARA): Status and Way Forward Gum Arabic. White Frankincense. Development of Aromatic Resins and Commercial Gums in Northern Somalia (Somaliland & Puntland) Funding: importer of gum resins in South America, to Kenya and Size: 2MB.

Table 1: Gums, resins and latexes described in the report Table 2: Gums and resins (excluding gum arabic): imports into theEeuropean Community, and sources, Table 3: Gums, resins and latexes: exports from Indonesia, by type, Table 4: Gums and resins: exports from India, by type// “The hard-transparent resin, such as the copal, dammar, mastic, and sandarac, are principally used for varnishes and adhesives, while the softer odoriferous oleo-resins (frankincense, elemi, turpentine, copaiba), and gum resins containing essential oils (ammoniacum, asafoetida, gamboge, myrrh, and scammony) are more used for therapeutic purposes, food and incense.”.

2 Opportunities and challenges for sustainable production and marketing of gums and resins in Ethiopia The drylands of Ethiopia support a significant proportion of the country’s human and livestock populations, although the population is heavily concentrated in the dry subhumid region.

ASALs, which are the focus of this publication, are. The resin production plant in Lanbib, Wajir County, is set to start operations promising to make Kenya the second producer of gum in Africa after Sudan.

This book contains rheology of gums, plant sheet gums, microbial gums, cellulose gums and synthetic hydrocolloids different stabilizers used in food industry.

The book will be very resourceful to all its readers, new entrepreneurs, scientist, food technologist, food industries etc. Contents 1. FUNCTIONS OF GUM Convenience Foods Instant Coffee. Yogi RK, Kumar Alok and Jaiswal AK Lac, Plant Resins and Gums Statistics At a level.

e non-wood plant species of commercial gums, resins, gum-resins and balsams during was. Gums and resins are natural substances that exude from trees as a response to injury, and collected by tapping, picking, or cutting the tree. The hardened sap is generally referred to as gum or resin.

Gums and resins collected from the drylands of Kenya are renewable resources that. Gums are especially common in plants of dry regions. They are used primarily as adhesives, and are also used in printing and finishing textiles, as a sizing for paper, in the paint and candy industries and as drugs.

Three important commercial plant gums are gum arabic, gum tragacanth and karaya gum. Gum .Full detail on gum manufacturing project, manufacturing plant, cost, plant design, manufacturing project, suppliers, manufacturing process, analysis report, machinery and much more detail to start your industry.

gum processing plant in Kenya, gum project report, Gums Production, Hot Melt Adhesive Manufacture, Hot Melt Adhesives.Summary. Plant Gum Exudates of the World: Sources, Distributions, Properties, and Applications is the most extensive collection of plant gum exudates in print, containing information on both well-established exudates and newer ones.

It not only introduces an array of exudates never before described or reviewed, but also classifies gums according to their botanical taxonomy.