Bois et Forêts des Tropiques publishes No. 339, first quarter 2019

 

 

Bois et Forêts des Tropiques publishes No. 339, first quarter 2019. This new issue features an editorial, six articles and a thesis summary. In the editorial, the editor-in-chief discusses the journal's perspective on editorial ethics and scientific integrity to serve the South. As a result, the journal modified the note to authors to consider before submitting an article to the journal.

 

 

 Langbour et al. describe CIRAD's wood collection, which consists of eight thousand wood chips. Bouka Dipelet et al. remove ambiguities on African mahogany (Kahya) for better sustainable management. Adjahossou et al. analyse local knowledge of the uses of Isoberlinia spp. Goubi et al. establish tariffs and cubing tables for Pinus halepensis in Algeria. Lawin et al. analyze the knowledge and uses of Cola Millenii. Kasongo Yakusu et al. study the challenges of sustainable management of the Entandrophragma genus made vulnerable by exploitation. U. G. Bouka Dipelet summarized the subject of his Ph. D. thesis. Finally, we would like to remind you that the 4th World Agroforestry Congress will be held in Montpellier (France) from 20 to 22 May 2019.. All articles are available on the journal's website

 

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