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Methodological approach to indigenous fruit trees breeding: case of Dacryodes edulis (G. Don.) H. J. Lam.(Burseraceae) in Cameroon – IJAAR

Dacryodes edulisMakueti Josephine Therese, Tchoundjeu Zacharie, Van Damme Patrick, Kalinganire Antoine, Asaah Ebenezar, Tsobeng Alain

World Agroforestry Centre, PO Box. 16317, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Department of Plant Production, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Ethnobotany, University of Ghent, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamycka 129, Prague 6-Suchdol, 165 21, Czech Republic

World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF-WCA/Sahel, BPE 5118, Bamako, Mali.

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Sierra Leone, 32A Wilkinson Road, PO Box 210, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Key words: Controlled pollination, cultivar development, fruiting efficiency, progeny trial, tree breeding.


Very little work has been done forthe varietal improvement of indigenous fruit trees. Controlled cross pollination tests were conducted on Dacryodes edulis to assess the influence of the origin of the male parent and the type of Continue reading