Importance and seasonality of vegetable consumption and marketing in Burkina Faso

  title={Importance and seasonality of vegetable consumption and marketing in Burkina Faso},
  author={Ole Mertz and AnneMette Lykke and Anette Reenberg},
  journal={Economic Botany},
The use of vegetables in two rural communities in Burkina Faso is quantified through the use of food diaries kept by 13 households during one year. Interviews on preferences, field registration, and a market survey supplement the diaries. The use of wild species is concentrated onParkia biglobosa, Corchorus spp.,Adansonia digitata, andBombax costatum. At least five other wild species are mentioned as important but very rarely occur in the diet, indicating the usefulness of diaries compared to… CONTINUE READING

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