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Ecology and management of Pericopsis elata (Harms) Meeuwen (Fabaceae) populations: a review

Literature: Journal Articles

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, vol. 16 no. 4, pp. 486-498.

Contact Info

Corresponding author: 


  • Univ. Liege - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech. Unit of Forest and Nature Management. Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Forestry. B-5030 Gembloux (Belgium).  
  • Abobo Adjamé University. Unit of Nature Sciences. 01 BP 4403. CI-Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire).
  • Pallisco SARL. Avenue des Cocotiers, 478. BP 394. CAM-Douala (Cameroon).
  • Univ. Liege - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech. Unit of Forest and Nature Management. B-5030 Gembloux (Belgium)


Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société & Environnement

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Species Info

  • Pericopsis elata



This article is written in English (abstract available in French).

  • The authors of this review gathered information about the economically important timber species P. elata.
  • They noted that while trade information on the species is abundantly available through CITES data, ecological research on the species in slim.
  • The authors pointed out the species' historical range and called for inexpensive and large-scale management options to secure its future.

Geographical Region

  • Central Africa
  • West Africa
  • Country

  • Other
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