Product ISBN : 978-1-78902-004-5
Publishing house: Glimmer Publishing
Number of pages: 53
Author: Onyebuchi Patrick Agwu, Adejoke O. Akinyele, Michael Adegboyega Aduradola
Year of publication: 2018
Dacroydes edulis (G. DON) is a multipurpose tree that provides a dual function of strengthening food security and Carbon sequestration in rural environments. The aim of the study was to investigate the agroforestry potential of D. edulis in south west Nigeria and the objective was to access the phytosociology and determine the vegetative propagation strength of D. edulis with the view to provide baseline information of its suitability for multi species agroforestry innovation and improve the sustainability of human livelihood in Nigeria. This study was carried out in the Akinyele and Ibadan North West local government area in Ibadan, an extensive field survey was carried out in the study areas, all compound farms, home gardens and forest were visited in the area. The data were collected on D. edulis by enumerating all the species and also by identifying and enumerating the plant species associated with the subject tree (D. edulis ).