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Multifunctional Agriculture by Roger Leakey

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Chapter 16

Towards a Domestication Strategy for Indigenous Fruit Trees in the Tropics

This chapter was previously published in Leakey, R.R.B., Akinnifesi, F.K., 2008. In: Akinnifesi, F.K., Leakey, R.R.B., Ajayi, O.C., Sileshi, G., Tchoundjeu, Z., Matakala, P., Kwesiga, F. (Eds.) Indigenous Fruit Trees in the Tropics: Domestication, Utilization and Commercialization. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 28–49, with permission from CABI

Abstract

By integrating a farmer-driven, on-farm approach with laboratory-based genetics research, agroforestry tree domestication is maximizing the benefits from the development of clonal cultivars, while minimizing the risks. In developing this strategy, special consideration is given to the development of practical ...

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