Out of the woods-domesticating capirona

J Weber, CS Montes, H Vidaurre, I Dawson, A Simons

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Abstract

Capirona (Calycophyllum spruceanum) is a priority agro forestry tree in the Peruvian Amazon. Its cultivation in agro forestry systems has been advocated to counter unsustainable land use practices such as slash-and-burn agriculture, to protect natural forest and raise rural incomes. This article talks about the work going on for the domestication of this important species.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-6
JournalAgroforestry today
Volume11
Publication statusPrint publication - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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