Indigenous knowledge and agro-morphological evaluation of the minor crop Kersting’s groundnut (Macrotyloma geocarpum (Harms) Maréchal et Baudet) cultivars of Benin

@article{Assogba2015IndigenousKA,
  title={Indigenous knowledge and agro-morphological evaluation of the minor crop Kersting’s groundnut (Macrotyloma geocarpum (Harms) Mar{\'e}chal et Baudet) cultivars of Benin},
  author={Prisca Hounhanou Assogba and E-E. B. K. Ewedje and Alexandre Dansi and Y{\^e}yinou Laura Estelle Loko and Arlette Adjatin and M. Dansi and Ambaliou Sanni},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2015},
  volume={63},
  pages={513-529}
}
Kersting’s groundnut (Macrotyloma geocarpum) locally named “Doyi” is a grain legume of high nutritional and economic value widely consumed in Benin but neglected by the scientific research and the development programmes. In order to document the indigenous knowledge related to the production, diversity and use of this crop and to collect samples for characterisation and evaluation, 30 villages from South and Centre of Benin were randomly selected and surveyed. In each village, 10–15 producing… CONTINUE READING

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