Insect (Salebria sp.) infestation and impact on Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn. fruit production in agroforestry parklands

  title={Insect (Salebria sp.) infestation and impact on Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn. fruit production in agroforestry parklands},
  author={Ni{\'e}yidouba Lamien and Mulualem Tigabu and Roch K Dabir{\'e} and Sita Guinko and Per Christer Od{\'e}n},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
Vitellaria paradoxa, known as Shea tree or karité, is one of the dominant trees of agroforestry parklands in Sahelian region with an immense commercial value. In this study, we examined infestation of fruit-bearing shoots and fruits on two sites in western Burkina Faso across different reproductive phenophases, crown heights and aspects. The number of infested and healthy shoots and fruits were counted on 60 reproductively active trees randomly selected from on-year shea trees in each site… CONTINUE READING


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