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Biodiversity and Domestication of Yams in West Africa Traditional Practices Leading to Dioscorea rotundata Poir.

éditeur : Quae
catégories : Nature et animaux, Technologies > Agriculture et agro-alimentaire, Sciences et médecine > Sciences
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A study of yam domestication practices among smallholders has provided an insight into how farmers exploit wild plant genetic resources so as to adapt them to agriculture. This book describes the domestication operations leading to Dioscorea rotundata yams in Africa. The biodiversity of these yams and of their wild relatives is investigated, and the authors put forward hypotheses to explain the phenotypic changes resulting from smallholder practices. These hypotheses could be possible lines of research for breeders.

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Titre Biodiversity and Domestication of Yams in West Africa - Traditional Practices Leading to Dioscorea rotundata Poir.
Auteurs , , ,
Editeur Quae
Langue EN
Date de publication 17/07/2006
Nombre de pages 104

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Ean MULTI 9782759201495
Type de protection Digital watermarking
Ean EPUB 9782759211135
Type de protection Digital watermarking
Ean papier 9782876146327
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