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Allometric equations for estimating biomass in agricultural landscapes: I. Aboveground biomass
The high heterogeneity and diverse management effects on trees in agricultural landscapes limit the use of standard allometric equations developed for forests; hence the need to develop robustExpand
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What is the relevance of smallholders’ agroforestry systems for conserving tropical tree species and genetic diversity in circa situm, in situ and ex situ settings? A review
Smallholders’ agroforests may be valuable for conserving tropical trees through three main mechanisms. First, trees planted and/or retained by farmers in agricultural landscapes where wild standsExpand
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The management of tree genetic resources and the livelihoods of rural communities in the tropics: non-timber forest products, smallholder agroforestry practices and tree commodity crops
Products and services provided by trees in forests and farmland support the needs and promote the wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people in the tropics. Value depends on managing both theExpand
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Determining Sources of Diversity in Cultivated and Wild Lablab purpureus Related to Provenance of Germplasm by using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism
To improve understanding of diversity of Lablab purpureus and establish relationships among 103 germplasm accessions collected from diverse geographic origins, amplified fragment length polymorphismExpand
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The potential of agroforestry in the provision of sustainable woodfuel in sub-Saharan Africa
Woodfuel plays a critical role in energy provision in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and is predicted to remain dominant within the energy portfolio of the population in the coming decades. AlthoughExpand
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Agroforestry for food and nutritional security
Agroforestry supports food and nutritional security through : (1) the direct provision of tree food s such as fruit s and leaf y vegetables and by supporting staple crop production ; (2) by raisingExpand
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Managing genetic variation in tropical trees: linking knowledge with action in agroforestry ecosystems for improved conservation and enhanced livelihoods
Tree species in agroforestry ecosystems contribute to the livelihoods of rural communities and play an important role in the conservation of biodiversity. Unless agroforestry landscapes areExpand
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Nutritional variation in baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) fruit pulp and seeds based on Africa geographical regions
Abstract Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) is an indigenous fruit tree associated with the Savannah drylands of sub‐Saharan Africa. Local communities mainly utilize the leaves, pulp, and seeds of baobabExpand
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Genetic management of indigenous fruit trees in southern Africa: A case study of Sclerocarya birrea based on nuclear and chloroplast variation
Indigenous fruit trees are widely used by humans in southern Africa. Little information is however available on regional genetic variation in these species, knowledge essential for their proper useExpand
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