Diversity of wild yams (Dioscorea spp., Dioscoreaceae) collected in continental Africa

Abstract

Plant genetic resources, especially crop wild relatives like wild yams, are under high risks of extinction due to habitat loss, climate change, unacceptable collection practices, shifting cultivation practice and over-exploitation. To contribute to their conservation, the diversity of wild yams (Dioscorea spp.) collected in continental Africa was analyzed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-015-1031-4

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