Understanding root, tuber, and banana seed systems and coordination breakdown: a multi-stakeholder framework.

Vegetatively propagated crop (VPC) seed tends to remain true to varietal type but is bulky, often carries disease, and is slow to produce. So VPC seed...

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Smallholder value chains as complex adaptive systems: a conceptual framework

Smallholder value chains are dynamic, changing over time in sudden, unpredictable ways as they adapt to shocks. Understanding these dynamics and...

Authors:
Orr, A.; Donovan, J.; Stoian, D.
Publication Year:
2018
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Secure, safe, sustainable and ethical food systems

Defining and facilitating the transition to safe, sustainable and ethical food systems that contribute to human and planetary health is amongst the...

Authors:
Alders, R.; Hunter, D.; Schönfeldt, H.; Stellmach, D.; Bagnol, B.
Publication Year:
2018
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Fire- and distance-dependent recruitment of the Brazil nut in the Peruvian Amazon

Authors:
Porcher, V.; Thomas, E.; Corvera, R.; Bardales Lozano, R.
Publication Year:
2018
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Human diets drive range expansion of megafauna-dispersed fruit species

Authors:
van Zonneveld, M.; Larranaga, N.; Blonder, B.; Coradin, L.; Hormaza, J.I.; Hunter, D.
Publication Year:
2018
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Characterizing degradation of palm swamp peatlands from space and on the ground: An exploratory study in the Peruvian Amazon

Peru has the fourth largest area of peatlands in the Tropics. Its most representative land cover on peat is a Mauritia flexuosa dominated palm swamp...

Authors:
Hergoualc’h, Kristell; Gutierrez-Velez, Victor Hugo; Menton, Mary; Verchot, Louis V.
Publication Year:
2017
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Sensory evaluation of provitamin A carotenoid-rich banana cultivars on trial for potential adoption in Burundi and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a widespread health problem in Eastern Africa where banana is a staple food crop. Research has shown that certain banana...

Authors:
Ekesa, B.; Nabuuma, D.; Kennedy, G.; Van den Bergh, I.
Publication Year:
2017
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High selfing rate, limited pollen dispersal and inbreeding depression in the emblematic African rain forest tree Baillonella toxisperma – Management implications

ating system and gene flow are major influencing factors of species population dynamics and evolution. These factors are often not characterized in...

Authors:
Duminil, J.; Mendene Abessolo, D.T.; Ndiade Bouroboue, D.; Doucet, J-L.; Loo, J.; Hardy, O.J.
Publication Year:
2016
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Do logging concessions decrease the availability to villagers of foods from timber trees? A quantitative analysis for Moabi (Baillonella toxisperma), Sapelli ( Entandrophragma cylindricum ) and Tali (Erythrophleum suaveolens) in Cameroon

Many species of timber trees in Cameroon are exploited by logging companies for timber and by forest- dependent communities for non-timber forest...

Authors:
Noutcheu, R.; Snook, L.K.; Tchatat, M.; Taedoumg, H.; Tchingsabe, O.; Tieguhong, J.C.
Publication Year:
2016
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