[Poisoning by ingestion of ditakh (Senegal)].

  title={[Poisoning by ingestion of ditakh (Senegal)].},
  author={François Adam and Jennifer C. Adam and N. Hasselot},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  volume={51 4},
In regard to food poisoning as a result of the eating of non edible fruit, we have noticed the particular case of a well-known fruit in Senegal: the DITAKH (woloff local name). It would appear that some trees produce poisonous fruit and others perfectly safe edible fruit. Following a description of the habitat and morphological and physical characteristics, the authors wonder whether or not they should consider, because of the edible/non edible characteristics of Detarium, the existence of two… CONTINUE READING

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