Forest habitat conservation in Africa using commercially important insects.

@article{Raina2011ForestHC,
  title={Forest habitat conservation in Africa using commercially important insects.},
  author={Suresh K. Raina and Esther Ndiasi Kioko and Ole Zethner and Susie Wren},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2011},
  volume={56},
  pages={
          465-85
        }
}
African forests, which host some of the world's richest biodiversity, are rapidly diminishing. The loss of flora and fauna includes economically and socially important insects. Honey bees and silk moths, grouped under commercial insects, are the source for insect-based enterprises that provide income to forest-edge communities to manage the ecosystem. However, to date, research output does not adequately quantify the impact of such enterprises on buffering forest ecosystems and communities from… CONTINUE READING
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