Domestication of jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.): ethnobotany, production constraints and phenomics of local cultivars in Ghana

@article{Nyadanu2016DomesticationOJ,
  title={Domestication of jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.): ethnobotany, production constraints and phenomics of local cultivars in Ghana},
  author={D. Nyadanu and R. Adu Amoah and A. O. Kwarteng and R. Akromah and L. Aboagye and H. Adu-Dapaah and A. Dansi and F. Lotsu and A. Tsama},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2016},
  volume={64},
  pages={1313-1329}
}
Jute mallow rich in proteins, vitamins and essential amino acids is an important leafy vegetable in Africa. Ethno-botanical knowledge on the crop in Ghana has been only incompletely documented and little is known about variation and diversity of local accessions. In order to document available ethnobotanical knowledge and investigate diversity of local accessions, 4000 farmers in twenty districts were surveyed using participatory rapid appraisal tools and techniques. 50 accessions of local… Expand
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