African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 780

Review

Natural rubber (Hevea brasiliensis Müell.-Arg.) production, processing, and rubber wastes utilization: Challenges and prospects for economic diversification and sustainable development of Nigeria

Samuel E. Onoji
  • Samuel E. Onoji
  • Petroleum Training Institute, Petroleum and Natural Gas Processing Department, Biofuels and Renewable Energy Division, PMB 20, Effurun, Nigeria.
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Sunny E. Iyuke
  • Sunny E. Iyuke
  • Petroleum Training Institute, Petroleum and Natural Gas Processing Department, Biofuels and Renewable Energy Division, PMB 20, Effurun, Nigeria.
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Anselm I. Igbafe
  • Anselm I. Igbafe
  • School of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Afe Babalola University, PMB 5454, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
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Michael O. Daramola
  • Michael O. Daramola
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20 Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 15 August 2020
  •  Accepted: 30 December 2020
  •  Published: 31 January 2021

Authors

Samuel E. Onoji
Petroleum Training Institute, Petroleum and Natural Gas Processing Department, Biofuels and Renewable Energy Division, PMB 20, Effurun, Nigeria.

Sunny E. Iyuke
Petroleum Training Institute, Petroleum and Natural Gas Processing Department, Biofuels and Renewable Energy Division, PMB 20, Effurun, Nigeria.

Anselm I. Igbafe
School of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Afe Babalola University, PMB 5454, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.

Michael O. Daramola
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20 Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, South Africa.

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