Category Archives: Forestry

New journal launched: World Agriculture

Via the FARM-Africa blog we’ve have had the good fortune to learn about the launch of a new independent journal, “World Agriculture: problems and potential” which was launched at the beginning of this month The Editors of the journal have … Continue reading

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Latest publications from Bioversity

Four new publications have just been released at Bioversity: to access them full-text please click on the book covers. Authors: Choo, K.Y.; Jalonen, R.; Hong L.T.; Sim, H.C. (eds.) The reports included in this volume come from seven national consultative … Continue reading

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Latest papers by Bioversity scientists (Nov. 2009)

Just in time for your weekend reading, here are a selection of the latest research papers authored by our scientists.  Three papers are available as open access, so are available in full-text.   Enjoy! Chaves, N.P.; Pocasangre, L.E.; Elango, F.; Rosales, … Continue reading

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Upcoming conference on forest genetics

Sustainable Utilisation and Conservation of Forests in the Genomics Era is the title of the Conference which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7-12 March 2010. The conference is now open for registration and call for papers. The deadline … Continue reading

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Latest research papers from Bioversity scientists (July 2009)

Please find following some of the latest research papers that have been authored by Bioversity scientists: Anikwe, J.C.; Omoloye, A.A.; Aikpokpodion, P.O.; Okelana, F.A.; Eskes, A.B.(2009) Evaluation  of resistance in selected cocoa genotypes to the brown cocoa mirid, Sahlbergella singularis … Continue reading

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Sahelian fruit trees: workshop announcement

SAFRUIT (Sahelian Fruit Trees) is a research project on fruit trees in the Sahel that started in January 2006 and will run until the end of this year. The project involves 6 African and 3 European institutions. SAFRUIT has just … Continue reading

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CIFOR study on wildlife and forest protection

Every month the CGIAR website highlights an area of research that of one the CGIAR centers is conducting or has conducted. This month it focuses on the research carried out by the by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) … Continue reading

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