Identifying the global potential for baobab tree cultivation using ecological niche modelling

  title={Identifying the global potential for baobab tree cultivation using ecological niche modelling},
  author={Aida Cun{\'i} Sanchez and Patrick E. Osborne and Nazmul Haq},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
The benefits provided by underutilised fruit tree species such as baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in combating increasing malnutrition and poverty become more apparent as awareness grows regarding concerns of climate change and food security. Due to its multiple uses, its high nutritional and medicinal value, drought tolerance and relatively easy cultivation, baobab has been identified as one of the most important edible forest trees to be conserved, domesticated and valued in Africa. In order… CONTINUE READING
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