Species composition, diversity, and use of homegardens among three Amazonian villages

  title={Species composition, diversity, and use of homegardens among three Amazonian villages},
  author={Susan R. Lamont and W. Hardy Eshbaugh and Adolph M. Greenberg},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Homegardens represent a traditional form of land use common in tropical regions of the world. Species composition, structure and function of homegardens may be influenced by ecological, socio-economic and cultural factors. The three villages in the Peruvian Amazon in which homegardens were studied differed in terms of cultural background, distance to urban markets and the influence of tourism. Data were collected on species composition, abundance and use of plants in the homegardens. Comparison… CONTINUE READING
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