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Smallholder Cacao (Theobroma cacao Linn.) cultivation in agroforestry systems of West and Central Africa: challenges and opportunities
The cultural features, management practice, environmental sustainability, and economic profitability of smallholder cacao (Theobroma cacao)production in West and Central Africa are reviewed. The aimExpand
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Vegetative propagation of Prunus africana: effects of rooting medium, auxin concentrations and leaf area
The region of West and Central Africa is endowed with high-value fruit trees and medicinal plants, which are currently traded locally as well as on regional and international markets. Unfortunately,Expand
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Uses, management and economic potential of Irvingia gabonensis in the humid lowlands of Cameroon
Irvingia gabonensis is one of the most preferred tree species by farmers in the humid lowlands of Cameroon. The kernel of the species figures prominently in international trade in West Africa.Expand
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Effect of pruning intensities of three woody leguminous species grown in alley cropping with maize and cowpea on an alfisol
Field trials were carried out on an Oxic Paleustalf in the humid zone of southwestern Nigeria withLeucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit,Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Steud. andSesbania grandiflora (L.)Expand
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Uses, management, and economic potential ofDacryodes edulis (Burseraceae) in the Humid Lowlands of Cameroon
Dacryodes edulis is one of the most preferred tree species by farmers in the humid lowlands of Cameroon. The fruit of the species figures prominently in cross-boundary trade between Cameroon, NigeriaExpand
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Growth of ten multipurpose tree species on acid soils in Sangmelima, Cameroon
Ten multipurpose tree species were planted both in monoculture and intercropped withArachis hypogea (groundnut) in a randomized complete block with three replications. The vigrou, biomass, nutrientExpand
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Shade-based control of Imperata cylindrica: tree fallows and cover crops
Imperata is shade-intolerant, although little is known of the relative roles of competition for light, water and nutrients in suppressing its growth. Shading of Imperata results in reducedExpand
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Residue management of a planted fallow on an acid soil in Cameroon: crop yields and soil organic matter fractions
A fallow management trial was initiated in March 1990 in Yaounde, Cameroon, with the objective of identifying an efficient method of managing residue derived from a planted fallow of Cajanus cajan.Expand
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  • B. Duguma
  • Geography, Environmental Science
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Shifting cultivation in the humid lowlands of Cameroon has been associated with declining soil fertility resulting in low yields of food and tree crops. Agroforestry and improved fallow systems suchExpand
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Early growth ofCalliandra calothyrsus(Meissner) provenances in the acid soils of southern Cameroon
Provenance evaluation of Calliandra calothyrsus was conducted at Minkoameyos in Yaounde and Nkoemvone, in Ebolowa, southern Cameroon. The aim was to assess early growth performance in provenances ofExpand
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