Tree species yielding edible fruit in the coffee-based homegardens of Kerala, India: their diversity, uses and management

@article{Chandrashekara2009TreeSY,
  title={Tree species yielding edible fruit in the coffee-based homegardens of Kerala, India: their diversity, uses and management},
  author={U. Chandrashekara},
  journal={Food Security},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={361-370}
}
  • U. Chandrashekara
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Food Security
  • The homegardens of Kerala are known for the high diversity of their species in both cultivated and managed plant communities, with fruit trees as one of the more important components. A study was conducted to quantify the density and diversity of both cultivated and non-crop trees that yielded edible fruit (hereafter, fruit trees) in coffee-based homegardens of the State. Among 101 species of fruit trees from 25 homegardens, 46 were cultivated and the rest were non-crop species. Cluster… CONTINUE READING
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