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Farmers’ Fruit Tree-growing Strategies in the Humid Forest Zone of Cameroon and Nigeria
Many studies have stressed the importance of trees to rural households. Few, however, have focused on actual numbers and densities of trees in different land-use systems. Based on community-levelExpand
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THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF DACRYODES EDULIS (G.DON) H.J. LAM IN SOUTHERN CAMEROON
ABSTRACT This paper reports on the role played by the indigenous fruit tree species, Dacryodes edulis (safou), in four communities in Southern Cameroon. Safou is originally a forest species but hasExpand
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THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF DACRYODES EDULIS ( G . DON )
This paper reports on the role played by the indigenous fruit tree species, Dacryodes edulis (safou), in four communities in Southern Cameroon. Safou is originally a forest species but has now almostExpand
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Slash and burn agriculture in the humid forest zone of southern Cameroon
Keywords: crop yields, earthworm cast, Inga edulis , land use, nutrient flows, nutrient stocks, nutrient management, slash and burn A field study was conducted on acid soils in the humid forest zoneExpand
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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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From alley cropping to rotational fallow: Farmers' involvement in the development of fallow management techniques in the humid forest zone of Cameroon
Alley cropping was introduced in the humid forest zone of Cameroon to increase soil fertility in 1987, but until 1992 the adoption rate had remained low. To better understand the reasons behind this,Expand
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Screening of 18 agroforestry species for highly acid and aluminum toxic soils of the humid tropics
A screening trial involving 18 agroforestry species were initiated on highly acidic and Al toxic soils of Nkoemvone, Southern Cameroon, with the objective of identifying fast growing species that canExpand
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Nutrient flows in smallholder production systems in the humid forest zone of southern Cameroon
The flows and balances of N, P and K were studied in 20 farms in the Campo Ma’an area in Cameroon between March and August 2002 to assess the nutrient dynamics in smallholder farms. Data wereExpand
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Gender analysis in the commercialization of Gnetum africanum/buchholzianum in the Lékié division in Cameroon
A study was initiated to assess the contribution of gender in the collection and commercialization of Gnetum africanum/buchholzianum in a densely populated and highly degraded site of centralExpand
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