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Multifunctional Agriculture by Roger Leakey

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Chapter 8

Evidence that Subsistence Farmers have Domesticated Indigenous Fruits (Dacryodes edulis and Irvingia gabonensis) in Cameroon and Nigeria

This chapter was previously published in Leakey, R.R.B., Tchoundjeu, Z., Smith, R.I., Munro, R.C., Fondoun, J-.M., Kengue, J., Anegbeh, P.O., Atangana, A.R., Waruhiu, A.N., Asaah, E., Usoro, C. and Ukafor, V., 2004. Agroforestry Systems, 60, 101–111, with permission of Springer

Abstract

Nine traits were measured in fruits of Irvingia gabonensis and Dacryodes edulis from six villages in Cameroon and Nigeria to determine their tree-to-tree variation. The frequency distribution of this data was plotted and analyzed to determine normality, skewness and kurtosis. The results indicate that those traits ...

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