Plants in traditional home gardens: richness, composition, conservation and implications for native biodiversity in Benin

@article{Gbedomon2017PlantsIT,
  title={Plants in traditional home gardens: richness, composition, conservation and implications for native biodiversity in Benin},
  author={Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon and Val{\`e}re Kolawol{\'e} Salako and Aristide Cossi Adomou and Romain Lucas Gl{\`e}l{\`e} Kaka{\"i} and Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={3307-3327}
}
Home gardens have received increasing attention and have been insistently presented as hotspots for agro-biodiversity over the last decades. However, apart from their exceptional high plant species diversity, there is little quantitative evidence of the effectiveness of plant species conservation in home gardens. This study examined this issue by assessing (i) the size and membership of garden flora and the contribution to the maintenance of the national flora, (ii) how home garden flora… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 51 REFERENCES

Urban domestic gardens ( IX ) : Composition and richness of the vascular plant flora , and implications for native biodiversity

Rao M Smitha, K. Thompsonb, J. G. Hodgsonb, P. H. Warrenb, K. J. Gastonb
    VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
    HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

    Apennine diversity hot spot

    V Furlan, M Kujawska, NI Hilgert, ML Pochettino
    • Acta Phytogeogr Suec
    • 2016
    VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

    Ellstrand NC (2016) Maize germplasm conservation in Southern California’s urban gardens

    JM Heraty
    • 2016

    Team (2016) R: a language and environment for statistical computing. R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna

    R Core
    • 2016