Ecology and Management of Pericopsis elata (Harms) Meeuwen (Fabaceae) Populations: A Review
This paper conducts a literature review of the economically important timber species P. elata, paying close attention to studies that examine the tree's ecology, management, and genetics.
Conclusions & Takeaways
They note that while trade information on the species is abundantly available through CITES data, ecological research on the species is slim. The authors point out the species' historical range and called for inexpensive and large-scale management options to secure its future.
Bourland, N., Kouadio, Y. L., Fétéké, F., Lejeune, P., Doucet, J. 2012. Ecology and management of pericopsis elata (harms) meeuwen (fabaceae) populations: A review. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement 16(4): 486-498.
- Univ. Liege - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Unit of Forest and Nature Management, Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Forestry, Belgium
- Abobo Adjamé University. Unit of Nature Sciences, CI-Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
- Pallisco SARL. Avenue des Cocotiers, CAM-Douala, Cameroon
- Univ. Liege - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Unit of Forest and Nature Management, Belgium