Rejuvenating indigenous trees in agroforestry parkland systems for better fruit production using crown pruning

@article{Bayala2007RejuvenatingIT,
  title={Rejuvenating indigenous trees in agroforestry parkland systems for better fruit production using crown pruning},
  author={Jules Bayala and Sibiri Jean Ou{\'e}draogo and Zewge Teklehaimanot},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2007},
  volume={72},
  pages={187-194}
}
The effects of crown pruning of mature indigenous fruit trees of Vitellaria paradoxa C. F Gaertn (commonly known as karité) and Parkia biglobosa (Jacq.) R. Br. ex G. Don (commonly known as néré) on recovery of crown size and fruit yield were assessed during 6 years in an agroforestry parkland system in Burkina Faso. Three treatments of crown pruning (total-pruning, half-pruning and a control of no-pruning) were applied to karité and néré. Each treatment comprised ten individuals of each species… CONTINUE READING

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