Domestication of Docynia indica in Vietnam

@article{Tiep2018DomesticationOD,
  title={Domestication of Docynia indica in Vietnam},
  author={Ha Van Tiep and P. Thuong and L. Nguyen and Hoang Thi Lua and Vũ Văn Thuấn and Lo Thi Kieu and S. Carsan and A. Degrande and D. Catacutan and C. Harwood},
  journal={Forests, Trees and Livelihoods},
  year={2018},
  volume={27},
  pages={230 - 242}
}
  • Ha Van Tiep, P. Thuong, +7 authors C. Harwood
  • Published 2018
  • Geography
  • Forests, Trees and Livelihoods
  • ABSTRACT Docynia indica is a tree indigenous to South and Southeast Asia. In Vietnam its fruits are used in the production of juice, tea, syrup, vinegar and wine. In 2012 commercial harvesting from about 3,000 ha of natural stands and planted orchards in the three main growing provinces in Northern Vietnam yielded 6,500 tonnes of fruit. Since then plantations have expanded rapidly, using unimproved local seed sources. From a biological perspective, domestication is straightforward. Seedlings… CONTINUE READING

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