The pejibaye palm (Bactris gasipaes H.B.K.) as an agroforestry component

@article{Clement2005ThePP,
  title={The pejibaye palm (Bactris gasipaes H.B.K.) as an agroforestry component},
  author={Charles R Clement},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={205-219}
}
The pejibaye palm was domesticated by the Amerindians as part of their indigenous agroforestry systems. The multiple uses of its fruit make it an attractive food species, while high production makes it an attractive economic proposition. Its growth habit is ideal for a canopy strata in some types of agroforestry schemes and, by controlling the number of… CONTINUE READING