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Rural and urban communities in Ghana depend on medicinal plant species for their primary health care. The main source of these medicinal plant species are the forests. However, the country's forest cover is declining at fast rate and there is serious competition for space among medicinal plant...

Author(s)
Apetorgbor, M. M.; Dabo, J.; Apetorgbor, A. K.; Abugre, S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 7, pp 1909-1925
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The study was carried out to assess the effects of planting depth on the germination and initial growth and development of Shea (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) seedlings, at the Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources mango plantation, University for Development Studies-Nyankpala campus. The...

Author(s)
Asante, W. J.; Banidiyia, M. A.; Tom-Dery, D.
Publisher
Shamokal Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Citation
International Journal of Biosciences (IJB), 2012, 2, 12, pp 146-152
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Tree species selection to inter-cultivate with food crops has often been made on the basis of traditional knowledge by farmers in Ghana. Lately, Taungya system has been introduced to enable farmers produce food and at the same time retain the forest cover in communities bordering forest reserves....

Author(s)
Abugre, S.; Apetorgbor, A. K.; Antwiwaa, A.; Apetorgbor, M. M.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2011, 7, 3, pp 825-834
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Triplochiton scleroxylon is an important indigenous tropical hardwood species in West Africa. Due to its erratic flowering cycles, seeds are not readily available on a year to year basis, posing considerable difficulty in plantation establishment. To ensure abundance and continuous supply of...

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Djagbletey, G. D.; Ofori, D. A.; Cobbinah, J. R.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2011, 23, 2, pp 152-158

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