Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 273

Table of Content: June 2015; 7(6)

June 2015

Uses and preferences of woody species in two protected forests of Dan Kada Dodo and Dan Gado in Niger

An ethnobotanical survey was carried out on 31 woody species recorded in the protected forests of Dan Kada Dodo and Dan Gado in south-central Niger. Semi-structured interviews with local population were conducted between June and September 2012 in seven bordering villages in which five are predominantly from the Hausa ethnic group and two are from the Fulani ethnic group. A total of 256 people were randomly selected and...

Author(s):   Abdourhamane Hamidou, Morou Boube, Larwanou Mahamane, Mahamane Ali, Saadou Mahamane and RonaldBellefontaine   

June 2015

Phenotypic traits of Carapa procera fruits from riparian forests of Burkina Faso, West Africa

Investigating phenotypic variation in fruit traits constitute an important base for biodiversity assessment and domestication. The present study was carried out in order to assess the diversity of phenotypic traits of Carapa procera fruits. A total of 430 fruits were collected on 43 trees, and their surface aspect, length, width, weight, number of carpels and number and weight of seeds were recorded. Hierarchical...

Author(s): Benjamin Lankoandé, Amadé Ouédraogo, Joseph Issaka Boussim and Anne Mette Lykke