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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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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