African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 779

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

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