The structure of urban and peri-urban gardens in Khartoum, Sudan

  title={The structure of urban and peri-urban gardens in Khartoum, Sudan},
  author={James Lisle Thompson and Jens Gebauer and Karl Hammer and Andreas Buerkert},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
A verdant strip of urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) lines the banks of the River Nile at Khartoum (Sudan), but little is known about its physical structure and species composition. This study was conducted in 120 gardens, covering 160 ha at the urban locations of Tuti Island and Shambat and the peri-urban location of El Halfaya to determine the extent and plant composition of UPA gardens in Greater Khartoum, which includes the cities of Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman. The survey… CONTINUE READING


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