Garcinia kola

Uses, Management and Economic Potential of Garcinia kola and Ricinodendron heudelotii in the humid lowlands of Cameroon


This article describes two common fruit and medicinal trees (non-timber) that grow in secondary forests in the lowlands of Cameroon. The trees are found to have a mixed effect in an agroforestry environment; sometimes they improve crop production, sometimes they do not. Fruit are consumed by families and sold in markets.

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