Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Vitellaria paradoxa

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Vitellaria paradoxa, Vitellaria paradoxa subsp. nilotica

 

This species has also been known as:

Vitellaria paradoxa subsp. paradoxa

 

Common names:

Shea Butter

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Vitellaria paradoxa: 320]

 

 

Popularity of Vitellaria paradoxa over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Vitellaria paradoxa (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Vitellaria paradoxa as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 2260]

 

Vitellaria paradoxa (66), Burkina Faso (40), Agroforestry (28), Internet resource (19), West Africa (19), shea butter (17), Mali (14), Medicinal plants (14), Savanna (13), seeds (13), Traditional medicine (12), Parkia biglobosa (11), Benin (10), Biodiversity (10), genetic diversity (10), nuts (10), shea (10), Trees (10), Africa (8), ethnobotany (8), genetic variation (8), Ghana (8), water content (8), <ARROW conservation (7), Nigeria (7), parks (7), soil fertility (7), Sub-Saharan Africa (7), Biomass (6), disturbance (6), domestication (6), fatty acids (6), gene flow (6), land use (6), nitrogen (6), phosphorus (6), Sahel (6), woody species (6), crop yield (5), diversity (5), Extraction (5), flowering (5), leaves (5), Remote sensing (5), Senegal (5), Species richness (5), structure (5), temperature (5), Air-staged (4), Anticancer (4), Carbon stocks (4), Community forest management (4), crown (4), equations (4), fallow (4), Fire (4), Food composition (4), fruiting (4), geographical variation (4), Herbivory (4), isolation by distance (4), Life-form (4), lipids (4), Livelihood (4), Malaria (4), microsatellites (4), migration (4), Optimization (4), Parklands (4), potassium (4), Principal component analysis (4), pruning (4), rain (4), Regeneration (4), Robust model (4), semiarid zones (4), soil organic matter (4), spatial distribution (4), Sustainable use (4), tree growth (4), Adansonia digitata (3), DOWN>agricultural intensification (3), agricultural land (3), Anogeissus leiocarpa (3), anthropogenic activities (3), Biodiversity conservation (3), biomass production (3), blood lipids (3), Botany (3), Cameroon (3), Cancer (3), canopy (3), carbon (3), cassava (3), chemical composition (3), cocoa butter (3), cotton stalk (3), crop production (3), cytotoxicity (3), Deforestation (3), Degradation (3), diameter (3), dispersal (3), dry forest (3), food intake (3), food processing equipment (3), Forest dependency (3)…..

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

nut (74.66), fruit (5.90), weed (3.21), poison (2.43), fuelwood (1.11), starch (0.91), timber (0.83), essential oil (0.81), aquatic (0.80), pesticide (0.77)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Adazabra AN, Viruthagiri G and Shanmugam N (2017) Infrared analysis of clay bricks incorporated with spent shea waste from the shea butter industry. Journal of Environmental Management 191, 66-74. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479717300142

Alaba PA, Sani YM, Mohammed IY, Abakr YA and Daud WMAW (2017) Synthesis and characterization of sulfated hierarchical nanoporous faujasite zeolite for efficient transesterification of shea butter. Journal of Cleaner Production 142, Part 4, 1987-1993. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652616319308

Grau E, Durrieu S, Fournier R, Gastellu-Etchegorry J-P and Yin T (2017) Estimation of 3D vegetation density with Terrestrial Laser Scanning data using voxels. A sensitivity analysis of influencing parameters. Remote Sensing of Environment 191, 373-388. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425717300433

Heiskanen J, Liu J, Valbuena R, Aynekulu E, Packalen P and Pellikka P (2017) Remote sensing approach for spatial planning of land management interventions in West African savannas. Journal of Arid Environments 140, 29-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316302324

Naughton CC, Zhang Q and Mihelcic JR (2017) Modelling energy and environmental impacts of traditional and improved shea butter production in West Africa for food security. Science of The Total Environment 576, 284-291. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969716322252

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Adazabra AN, Viruthagiri G and Ravisankar R (2016) Cleaner production in the Shea industry via the recovery of Spent Shea Waste for reuse in the construction sector. Journal of Cleaner Production 122, 335-344. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652616002055

Akihisa T, Zhang J and Tokuda H (2016) Chapter 1 - Potentially Chemopreventive Triterpenoids and Other Secondary Metabolites From Plants and Fungi. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’. (Ed.^(Eds Atta ur R) pp. 1-50. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444639325000012

Alaba PA, Sani YM, Mohammed IY, Abakr YA and Daud WMAW (2016) Synthesis and application of hierarchical mesoporous HZSM-5 for biodiesel production from shea butter. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 59, 405-412. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876107015004149

Ansel J-L, Butaud J-F and Raharivelomanana P (2016) Principaux taxons ligneux de la cosmétopée tropicale : une analyse bibliographique. Comptes Rendus Chimie 19, 1035-1048. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S163107481630073X

Arevalo J (2016) Improving woodfuel governance in Burkina Faso: The experts׳ assessment. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 57, 1398-1408. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032115015610

Atolani O, Olabiyi ET, Issa AA, Azeez HT, Onoja EG, Ibrahim SO, Zubair MF, Oguntoye OS and Olatunji GA (2016) Green synthesis and characterisation of natural antiseptic soaps from the oils of underutilised tropical seed. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy 4, 32-39. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352554116300183

Bargués Tobella A, Hasselquist NJ, Bazié HR, Nyberg G, Laudon H, Bayala J and Ilstedt U (2016) Strategies trees use to overcome seasonal water limitation in an agroforestry system in semiarid West Africa. Ecohydrology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.1808

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Boafo YA, Saito O, Jasaw GS, Otsuki K and Takeuchi K (2016) Provisioning ecosystem services-sharing as a coping and adaptation strategy among rural communities in Ghana’s semi-arid ecosystem. Ecosystem Services 19, 92-102. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212041616300870

Boote BW, Freppon DJ, De La Fuente GN, Lübberstedt T, Nikolau BJ and Smith EA (2016) Haploid differentiation in maize kernels based on fluorescence imaging. Plant Breeding 135, 439-445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12382

Dayamba SD, Djoudi H, Zida M, Sawadogo L and Verchot L (2016) Biodiversity and carbon stocks in different land use types in the Sudanian Zone of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 216, 61-72. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016788091530089X

Degerickx J, Almeida J, Moonen PCJ, Vervoort L, Muys B and Achten WMJ (2016) Impact of land-use change to Jatropha bioenergy plantations on biomass and soil carbon stocks: a field study in Mali. GCB Bioenergy 8, 443-455. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12288

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Dueppen SA (2016) The Archaeology of West Africa, ca. 800 BCE to 1500 CE. History Compass 14, 247-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hic3.12316

Faboro EO, Wei L, Liang S, McDonald AG and Obafemi CA (2016) Characterization of dichloromethane and methanol extracts from the leaves of a medicinal plant: Globimetula oreophila. Industrial Crops and Products 83, 391-399. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016300085

Gbedomon RC, Floquet A, Mongbo R, Salako VK, Fandohan AB, Assogbadjo AE and Glèlè Kakaї R (2016) Socio-economic and ecological outcomes of community based forest management: A case study from Tobé-Kpobidon forest in Benin, Western Africa. Forest Policy and Economics 64, 46-55. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934116300016

Gezahegn YA, Emire SA and Asfaw SF (2016) Optimization of Shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) butter quality using screw expeller extraction. Food Science & Nutrition 4, 840-847. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.351

Gutiérrez-Tapia P and Palma RE (2016) Integrating phylogeography and species distribution models: cryptic distributional responses to past climate change in an endemic rodent from the central Chile hotspot. Diversity and Distributions 22, 638-650. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12433

Hoste H, Torres-Acosta JFJ, Quijada J, Chan-Perez I, Dakheel MM, Kommuru DS, Mueller-Harvey I and Terrill TH (2016) Chapter Seven - Interactions Between Nutrition and Infections With Haemonchus contortus and Related Gastrointestinal Nematodes in Small Ruminants. In ‘Advances in Parasitology’. (Ed.^(Eds Robin BG and Georg Von S-H) pp. 239-351. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065308X16300252

Karlson M, Ostwald M, Reese H, Bazié HR and Tankoano B (2016) Assessing the potential of multi-seasonal WorldView-2 imagery for mapping West African agroforestry tree species. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 50, 80-88. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0303243416300356

Kümpers BMC, Richardson JE, Anderberg AA, Wilkie P and Ronse De Craene LP (2016) The significance of meristic changes in the flowers of Sapotaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 180, 161-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12363

Kwofie EM and Ngadi M (2016) Sustainable energy supply for local rice parboiling in West Africa: The potential of rice husk. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 56, 1409-1418. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032115014136

Luedeling E, Smethurst PJ, Baudron F, Bayala J, Huth NI, van Noordwijk M, Ong CK, Mulia R, Lusiana B, Muthuri C and Sinclair FL (2016) Field-scale modeling of tree–crop interactions: Challenges and development needs. Agricultural Systems 142, 51-69. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308521X15300457

Mallord JW, Orsman CJ, Roberts JT, Skeen R, Sheehan DK and Vickery JA (2016) Habitat use and tree selection of a declining Afro-Palaearctic migrant at sub-Saharan staging and wintering sites. Bird study. 63, 459-469. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00063657.2016.1214813

Mamadou O, Galle S, Cohard J-M, Peugeot C, Kounouhewa B, Biron R, Hector B and Zannou AB (2016) Dynamics of water vapor and energy exchanges above two contrasting Sudanian climate ecosystems in Northern Benin (West Africa). Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121, 2016JD024749. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD024749

Mensah S, Assogbadjo AE, Salako VK, Ago EE and Glèlè Kakaï R (2016) Accounting for tree spatial distribution in a comparison of plot sizes and shapes in dense forest and woodland in Benin (West Africa). African Journal of Ecology 54, 87-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12269

Ngezahayo J, Pottier L, Ribeiro SO, Delporte C, Fontaine V, Hari L, Stévigny C and Duez P (2016) Plastotoma rotundifolium aerial tissue extract has antibacterial activities. Industrial Crops and Products 86, 301-310. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016302205

Nieves DC, Ruiz HA, de Cárdenas LZ, Alvarez GM, Aguilar CN, Ilyina A and Martínez Hernández JL (2016) Enzymatic hydrolysis of chemically pretreated mango stem bark residues at high solid loading. Industrial Crops and Products 83, 500-508. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669015306683

Ollenburger MH, Descheemaeker K, Crane TA, Sanogo OM and Giller KE (2016) Waking the Sleeping Giant: Agricultural intensification, extensification or stagnation in Mali’s Guinea Savannah. Agricultural Systems 148, 58-70. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308521X16303250

Popoola YY, Akinoso R and Raji AO (2016) Optimization of oil extraction from giant bushel gourd seeds using response surface methodology. Food Science & Nutrition 4, 759-765. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.341

Ramsay A, Williams AR, Thamsborg SM and Mueller-Harvey I (2016) Galloylated proanthocyanidins from shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) meal have potent anthelmintic activity against Ascaris suum. Phytochemistry 122, 146-153. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942215301217

Reij C and Garrity D (2016) Scaling up farmer-managed natural regeneration in Africa to restore degraded landscapes. Biotropica 48, 834-843. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/btp.12390

Rousseau K, Gautier D and Wardell DA (2016) Renegotiating Access to Shea Trees in Burkina Faso: Challenging Power Relationships Associated with Demographic Shifts and Globalized Trade. Journal of Agrarian Change, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joac.12198

Sacande M and Berrahmouni N (2016) Community participation and ecological criteria for selecting species and restoring natural capital with native species in the Sahel. Restoration Ecology 24, 479-488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.12337

Salihu A, Bala M and Alam MZ (2016) Lipase production by Aspergillus niger using sheanut cake: An optimization study. Journal of Taibah University for Science 10, 850-859. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658365515000369

Sanfo S, Fonta MW, Boubacar I and Lamers PAJ (2016) Survey data on key climate and environmental drivers of farmers’ migration in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Data in Brief 9, 1013-1019. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352340916306618

Sanogo K, Gebrekirstos A, Bayala J, Villamor GB, Kalinganire A and Dodiomon S (2016) Potential of dendrochronology in assessing carbon sequestration rates of Vitellaria paradoxa in southern Mali, West Africa. Dendrochronologia 40, 26-35. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300625

Schumann K, Nacoulma BMI, Hahn K, Traoré S, Thiombiano A and Bachmann Y (2016) Modeling the distributions of useful woody species in eastern Burkina Faso. Journal of Arid Environments 135, 104-114. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316301598

Sinare H, Gordon LJ and Enfors Kautsky E (2016) Assessment of ecosystem services and benefits in village landscapes – A case study from Burkina Faso. Ecosystem Services 21, Part A, 141-152. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212041616302170

Tsafack N, Alignier A, Head GP, Kim JH, Goulard M, Menozzi P and Ouin A (2016) Landscape effects on the abundance and larval diet of the polyphagous pest Helicoverpa armigera in cotton fields in North Benin. Pest Management Science 72, 1613-1626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ps.4197

Verma P and Sharma MP (2016) Comparative analysis of effect of methanol and ethanol on Karanja biodiesel production and its optimisation. Fuel 180, 164-174. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236116301910

Walther BA (2016) A review of recent ecological changes in the Sahel, with particular reference to land-use change, plants, birds and mammals. African Journal of Ecology 54, 268-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12350

Yonas GA, Shimelis EA and Sisay AF (2016) Effect of processing factors on Shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) butter extraction. LWT - Food Science and Technology 66, 172-178. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002364381530253X

Zhang X, Liu Z and Hu W (2016) Response of Nutrient Release of Periploca sepium Litter to Soil Petroleum Contamination. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 44, 1709-1716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clen.201500869

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Aleza K, Wala K, Bayala J, Villamor GB, Dourma M, Atakpama W and Akpagana K (2015) Population structure and regeneration status of Vitellaria Paradoxa (C. F. Gaertner) under different land management regimes in Atacora department, Benin. Agroforestry systems. 89, 511-523. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10457-015-9787-9

Antwi Effah K, Boakye-Danquah J, Barima Owusu A, Loh Seyram K, Mensah R, Boafo Yaw A and Apronti Priscilla T (2015) Community vulnerability assessment index for flood prone savannah agro-ecological zone: A case study of Wa West District, Ghana. Weather and Climate Extremes 10, Part B, 56-69. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212094715300426

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Ayegnon BP, Kayodé APP, Tchobo FP, Azokpota P, Soumanou MM and Hounhouigan DJ (2015) Profiling the quality characteristics of the butter of Pentadesma butyracea with reference to shea butter. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 95, 3137-3143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.7052

Badjana HM, Helmschrot J, Selsam P, Wala K, Flügel W-A, Afouda A and Akpagana K (2015) Land cover changes assessment using object-based image analysis in the Binah River watershed (Togo and Benin). Earth and Space Science 2, 2014EA000083. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014EA000083

Bayala J, Sanou J, Teklehaimanot Z, Ouedraogo SJ, Kalinganire A, Coe R and Noordwijk Mv (2015) Advances in knowledge of processes in soil–tree–crop interactions in parkland systems in the West African Sahel: A review. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 205, 25-35. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880915000730

Betiku E, Okunsolawo SS, Ajala SO and Odedele OS (2015) Performance evaluation of artificial neural network coupled with generic algorithm and response surface methodology in modeling and optimization of biodiesel production process parameters from shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) nut butter. Renewable Energy 76, 408-417. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148114007794

Catteau L, Van Bambeke F and Quetin-Leclercq J (2015) Preliminary evidences of the direct and indirect antimicrobial activity of 12 plants used in traditional medicine in Africa. Phytochemistry reviews. 14, 975-991. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11101-015-9437-x

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Chinsembu KC (2015) Plants as antimalarial agents in Sub-Saharan Africa. Acta Tropica 152, 32-48. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001706X15300863

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Elias M (2015) Gender, knowledge-sharing and management of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) parklands in central-west Burkina Faso. Journal of Rural Studies 38, 27-38. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0743016715000157

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Etongo D, Djenontin INS, Kanninen M, Fobissie K, Korhonen-Kurki K and Djoudi H (2015) Land tenure, asset heterogeneity and deforestation in Southern Burkina Faso. Forest Policy and Economics 61, 51-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934115300368

Eyong KO, Foyet HS, Baïrys G, Ngosong Folefoc G, Acha Asongalem E, Lagojda A and Lamshöft M (2015) A new ursane triterpenoic acid and other potential anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic constituents from EtOAc extracts of Vitellaria paradoxa stem bark. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 174, 277-286. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115300817

Fodouop SPC, Gatsing D, Tangue BT, Tagne RS, Tala SD, Tchoumboué J and Kuiate JR (2015) Effect of Salmonella typhimurium infection on rat’s cell oxidation and in vivo antioxidant activity of Vitellaria paradoxa and Ludwigia abyssinica aqueous extract. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5, 38-46. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180814606241

Fungo R, Muyonga J, Kaaya A, Okia C, Tieguhong JC and Baidu-Forson JJ (2015) Nutrients and bioactive compounds content of Baillonella toxisperma, Trichoscypha abut and Pentaclethra macrophylla from Cameroon. Food Science & Nutrition 3, 292-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.217

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Hector B, Séguis L, Hinderer J, Cohard J-M, Wubda M, Descloitres M, Benarrosh N and Boy J-P (2015) Water storage changes as a marker for base flow generation processes in a tropical humid basement catchment (Benin): Insights from hybrid gravimetry. Water Resources Research 51, 8331-8361. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014WR015773

Hernandez RR, Debenport SJ, Leewis M-CCE, Ndoye F, Nkenmogne K IE, Soumare A, Thuita M, Gueye M, Miambi E, Chapuis-Lardy L, Diedhiou I and Dick RP (2015) The native shrub, Piliostigma reticulatum, as an ecological “resource island” for mango trees in the Sahel. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 204, 51-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880915000626

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Twyford AD, Kidner CA, Harrison N and Ennos RA (2013) Population history and seed dispersal in widespread Central American Begonia species (Begoniaceae) inferred from plastome-derived microsatellite markers. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 171, 260-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01265.x

Zhang J, Xing C, Tian H and Yao X (2013) Microsatellite genetic variation in the Chinese endemic Eucommia ulmoides (Eucommiaceae): implications for conservation. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 173, 775-785. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12116

Zhang X, Zhao L, Cao F, Ahmad H, Wang G and Wang T (2013) Effects of feeding fermented Ginkgo biloba leaves on small intestinal morphology, absorption, and immunomodulation of early lipopolysaccharide-challenged chicks. Poult. Sci. 92, 119-130. http://ps.fass.org/cgi/content/abstract/92/1/119

Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R, Vodouhê FG, Djagoun CAMS, Codjia JTC and Sinsin B (2012) Biodiversity and socioeconomic factors supporting farmers’ choice of wild edible trees in the agroforestry systems of Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 14, 41-49. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934111001158

Bayala J, Sileshi GW, Coe R, Kalinganire A, Tchoundjeu Z, Sinclair F and Garrity D (2012) Cereal yield response to conservation agriculture practices in drylands of West Africa: A quantitative synthesis. Journal of Arid Environments 78, 13-25. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311003120

Bazié HR, Bayala J, Zombré G, Sanou J and Ilstedt U (2012) Separating competition-related factors limiting crop performance in an agroforestry parkland system in Burkina Faso. Agroforestry systems. 84, 377-388. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10457-012-9483-y

Bootello MA, Hartel RW, Garcés R, Martínez-Force E and Salas JJ (2012) Evaluation of high oleic-high stearic sunflower hard stearins for cocoa butter equivalent formulation. Food Chemistry 134, 1409-1417. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030881461200502X

Bourou S, Bowe C, Diouf M and Van Damme P (2012) Ecological and human impacts on stand density and distribution of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) in Senegal. African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2012.01319.x

Cao FL, Zhang XH, Yu WW, Zhao LG and Wang T (2012) Effect of feeding fermented Ginkgo biloba leaves on growth performance, meat quality, and lipid metabolism in broilers. Poult. Sci. 91, 1210-1221. http://ps.fass.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/5/1210

Chrubasik S (2012) SheaFlex70: cosmetic marker effects rather than clinical outcome improvement. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies 17, 167-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2042-7166.2012.01163_2.x

Clark JA and Covey KR (2012) Tree species richness and the logging of natural forests: A meta-analysis. Forest Ecology and Management 276, 146-153. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712001958

Dainou K, Laurenty E, Mahy G, Hardy OJ, Brostaux Y, Tagg N and Doucet J-L (2012) Phenological patterns in a natural population of a tropical timber tree species, Milicia excelsa (Moraceae): Evidence of isolation by time and its interaction with feeding strategies of dispersers. Am. J. Botany 99, 1453-1463. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/9/1453

Diallo A, Traore MS, Keita SM, Balde MA, Keita A, Camara M, Miert SV, Pieters L and Balde AM (2012) Management of diabetes in Guinean traditional medicine: An ethnobotanical investigation in the coastal lowlands. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 353-361. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006289

Diouf A, Barbier N, Lykke AM, Couteron P, Deblauwe V, Mahamane A, Saadou M and Bogaert J (2012) Relationships between fire history, edaphic factors and woody vegetation structure and composition in a semi-arid savanna landscape (Niger, West Africa). Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01187.x

Fernández-Cuesta Á, Fernández-Martínez JM, Socias i Company R and Velasco L (2012) Near-infrared spectroscopy for analysis of oil content and fatty acid profile in almond flour. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201200115

Garcia-Macias P, Gordon MH, Frazier RA, Smith K and Gambelli L (2012) Effect of TAG composition on performance of low saturate shortenings in puff pastry. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 114, 741-747. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201100147

Ghanem SJ and Voigt CC (2012) Chapter 7 - Increasing Awareness of Ecosystem Services Provided by Bats. In ‘Advances in the Study of Behavior’. (Ed.^(Eds H. Jane Brockmann TJRMNJCM and Leigh WS) pp. 279-302. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123942883000071

Gwali S, Nakabonge G, Okullo JBL, Eilu G, Forestier-Chiron N, Piombo G and Davrieux F (2012) Fat content and fatty acid profiles of shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa subspecies nilotica) ethno-varieties in Uganda. Forests, trees and livelihoods. 21, 267-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14728028.2012.755810

Gwali S, Nakabonge G, Okullo JBL, Eilu G, Nyeko P and Vuzi P (2012) Morphological variation among shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa subsp. nilotica) ‘ethnovarieties’ in Uganda. Genetic resources and crop evolution. 59, 1883-1898. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10722-012-9905-8

Gwali S, Okullo JBL, Eilu G, Nakabonge G, Nyeko P and Vuzi P (2012) Traditional management and conservation of shea trees (Vitellaria paradoxa subspecies nilotica) in Uganda. Environment, development and sustainability. 14, 347-363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10668-011-9329-1

Höhn A and Neumann K (2012) Shifting cultivation and the development of a cultural landscape during the Iron Age (0–1500 AD) in the northern Sahel of Burkina Faso, West Africa: Insights from archaeological charcoal. Quaternary International 249, 72-83. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618211002254

Houehanou TD, Glèlè Kakaï RL, Assogbadjo AE, Kindomihou V, Houinato M, Wittig R and Sinsin BA (2012) Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12046

Houéto G, Fandohan B, Ouédraogo A, Ago EE, Salako VK, Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R and Sinsin B (2012) Floristic and dendrometric analysis of woodlands in the Sudano-Guinean zone: a case study of Belléfoungou forest reserve in Benin. Acta botanica Gallica. 159, 387-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/12538078.2012.735124

Jackson LE, Pulleman MM, Brussaard L, Bawa KS, Brown GG, Cardoso IM, de Ruiter PC, García-Barrios L, Hollander AD, Lavelle P, Ouédraogo E, Pascual U, Setty S, Smukler SM, Tscharntke T and Van Noordwijk M (2012) Social-ecological and regional adaptation of agrobiodiversity management across a global set of research regions. Global Environmental Change 22, 623-639. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378012000568

Jurisch K, Hahn K, Wittig R and Bernhardt-Römermann M (2012) Population Structure of Woody Plants in Relation to Land Use in a Semi-arid Savanna, West Africa. Biotropica, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00864.x

Jurisch K, Hahn K, Wittig R and Bernhardt-Römermann M (2012) Land-use impact on the growth and survival of seedlings and saplings in West African savannas. Journal of Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01444.x

Königer J, Rebernig CA, Brabec J, Kiehl K and Greimler J (2012) Spatial and temporal determinants of genetic structure in Gentianella bohemica. Ecology and Evolution 2, 636-648. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.211

Li G-D, Yue L-L, Sun H and Qian Z-G (2012) Phylogeography of Cyananthus delavayi (Campanulaceae) in Hengduan Mountains inferred from variation in nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 50, 305-315. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-6831.2012.00200.x

Logan AL and D’Andrea AC (2012) Oil palm, arboriculture, and changing subsistence practices during Kintampo times (3600–3200 BP, Ghana). Quaternary International 249, 63-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618210004726

Marku D, Wahlgren M, Rayner M, Sjöö M and Timgren A (2012) Characterization of starch Pickering emulsions for potential applications in topical formulations. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 428, 1-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378517312000658

Meyer RS, DuVal AE and Jensen HR (2012) Patterns and processes in crop domestication: an historical review and quantitative analysis of 203 global food crops. New Phytologist 196, 29-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04253.x

Nde Bup D, Abi CF, Tenin D, Kapseu C and Tchiegang C (2012) Optimisation of the Cooking Process of Sheanut Kernels (Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn.) Using the Doehlert Experimental Design. Food and bioprocess technology. 5, 108-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11947-009-0274-z

Owolabi MS, Paudel P, Setzer WN and Lajide L (2012) Volatile Components from the Stem Bark of Vitellaria paradoxa. Journal of essential oil-bearing plants. 15, 531-533. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0972060X.2012.10644083

Padonou EA, Assogbadjo AE, Bachmann Y and Sinsin B (2012) How far bowalization affects phytodiversity, life forms and plant morphology in Sub-humid tropic in West Africa. African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12030

Petersen JJ, Parker IM and Potter D (2012) Origins and close relatives of a semi-domesticated neotropical fruit tree: Chrysophyllum cainito (Sapotaceae). Am. J. Botany 99, 585-604. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/3/585

Pramova E, Locatelli B, Djoudi H and Somorin OA (2012) Forests and trees for social adaptation to climate variability and change. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 3, 581-596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.195

Ræbild A, Hansen UB and Kambou S (2012) Regeneration of Vitellaria paradoxa and Parkia biglobosa in a parkland in Southern Burkina Faso. Agroforestry systems. 85, 443-453. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10457-011-9397-0

Robledo C, Clot N, Hammill A and Riché B (2012) The role of forest ecosystems in community-based coping strategies to climate hazards: Three examples from rural areas in Africa. Forest Policy and Economics 24, 20-28. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934111000475

Sawadogo WR, Schumacher M, Teiten M-H, Dicato M and Diederich M (2012) Traditional West African pharmacopeia, plants and derived compounds for cancer therapy. Biochemical Pharmacology 84, 1225-1240. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006295212005035

Segman O, Wiesman Z and Yarmolinsky L (2012) 17 - Methods and Technologies Related to Shea Butter Chemophysical Properties and to the Delivery of Bioactives in Chocolate and Related Products. In ‘Cocoa Butter and Related Compounds’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 417-441. (AOCS Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780983079125500207

Sidibé A, Vellema S, Dembelé F, Traoré M and Kuyper TW (2012) Innovation processes navigated by women groups in the Malian shea sector: How targeting of international niche markets results in fragmentation and obstructs co-ordination. NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences 60–63, 29-36. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1573521412000358

Sop TK, Oldeland J, Bognounou F, Schmiedel U and Thiombiano A (2012) Ethnobotanical knowledge and valuation of woody plants species: a comparative analysis of three ethnic groups from the sub-Sahel of Burkina Faso. Environment, development and sustainability. 14, 627-649. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10668-012-9345-9

Taitano LZ, Singh RP, Lee JH and Kong F (2012) THERMODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF MOISTURE ADSORPTION ISOTHERMS OF RAW AND BLANCHED ALMONDS. Journal of Food Process Engineering 35, 840-850. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4530.2010.00632.x

Tao G, Geladi P, Lestander TA and Xiong S (2012) Biomass properties in association with plant species and assortments. II: A synthesis based on literature data for ash elements. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 16, 3507-3522. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136403211200024X

Tao G, Lestander TA, Geladi P and Xiong S (2012) Biomass properties in association with plant species and assortments I: A synthesis based on literature data of energy properties. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 16, 3481-3506. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032112001335

Tennyson S, Balaraju K, Park K, Ravindran KJ, Eapen A and William SJ (2012) In vitro antioxidant activity of Ageratum houstonianum Mill. (Asteraceae). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 2, Supplement 2, S712-S714. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180812602497

Timms RE (2012) CHAPTER 5 - Raw materials. In ‘Confectionery Fats Handbook’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 143-190. (Woodhead Publishing). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780953194940500093

van Andel T, Myren B and van Onselen S (2012) Ghana’s herbal market. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 368-378. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000414

Vang Rasmussen L, Rasmussen K, Birch-Thomsen T, Kristensen SBP and Traoré O (2012) The effect of cassava-based bioethanol production on above-ground carbon stocks: A case study from Southern Mali. Energy Policy 41, 575-583. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421511008962

Xia K, Daws MI, Hay FR, Chen WY, Zhou ZK and Pritchard HW (2012) A comparative study of desiccation responses of seeds of Asian Evergreen Oaks, Quercus subgenus Cyclobalanopsis and Quercus subgenus Quercus. South African Journal of Botany 78, 47-54. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000597

Xing X, Koch AM, Jones AMP, Ragone D, Murch S and Hart MM (2012) Mutualism breakdown in breadfruit domestication. Proc R Soc B 279, 1122-1130. http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/cgi/content/abstract/279/1731/1122

Zhang X, Cao F, Sun Z, Yu W, Zhao L, Wang G and Wang T (2012) Effect of feeding Aspergillus niger-fermented Ginkgo biloba-leaves on growth, small intestinal structure and function of broiler chicks. Livestock Science 147, 170-180. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871141312001631

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Vitellaria paradoxa: 320; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Hector B, Seguis L, Hinderer J, Descloitres M, Vouillamoz J-M, Wubda M, Boy J-P, Luck B and Le Moigne N (2013) Gravity effect of water storage changes in a weathered hard-rock aquifer in West Africa: results from joint absolute gravity, hydrological monitoring and geophysical prospection. Geophys. J. Int. 194, 737-50. http://gji.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/194/2/737

Heo B-G, Jang H-G, Cho JY, Namiesnik J, Jastrzebski Z, Vearasilp K, González-Aguilar G, Martinez-Ayala AL, Suhaj M and Gorinstein S (2013) Partial characterization of indigo (Polygonum tinctorium Ait.) plant seeds and leaves. Industrial Crops and Products 42, 429-39. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669012003512

Jurisch K, Hahn K, Wittig R and Bernhardt-Römermann M (2013) Land-use impact on the growth and survival of seedlings and saplings in West African savannas. Journal of Vegetation Science 24, 101-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01444.x

Kadu CAC, Konrad H, Schueler S, Muluvi GM, Eyog-Matig O, Muchugi A, Williams VL, Ramamonjisoa L, Kapinga C, Foahom B, Katsvanga C, Hafashimana D, Obama C and Geburek T (2013) Divergent pattern of nuclear genetic diversity across the range of the Afromontane Prunus africana mirrors variable climate of African highlands. Ann. Bot. 111, 47-60. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/111/1/47

Sharma V and Sarkar IN (2013) Leveraging biodiversity knowledge for potential phyto-therapeutic applications. JAMIA 20, 668-79. http://jamia.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/20/4/668

Twyford AD, Kidner CA, Harrison N and Ennos RA (2013) Population history and seed dispersal in widespread Central American Begonia species (Begoniaceae) inferred from plastome-derived microsatellite markers. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 171, 260-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01265.x

Zhang X, Zhao L, Cao F, Ahmad H, Wang G and Wang T (2013) Effects of feeding fermented Ginkgo biloba leaves on small intestinal morphology, absorption, and immunomodulation of early lipopolysaccharide-challenged chicks. Poult. Sci. 92, 119-30. http://ps.fass.org/cgi/content/abstract/92/1/119

Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R, Vodouhê FG, Djagoun CAMS, Codjia JTC and Sinsin B (2012) Biodiversity and socioeconomic factors supporting farmers’ choice of wild edible trees in the agroforestry systems of Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 14, 41-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934111001158

Bayala J, Sileshi GW, Coe R, Kalinganire A, Tchoundjeu Z, Sinclair F and Garrity D (2012) Cereal yield response to conservation agriculture practices in drylands of West Africa: A quantitative synthesis. Journal of Arid Environments 78, 13-25. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311003120

Bootello MA, Hartel RW, Garcés R, Martínez-Force E and Salas JJ (2012) Evaluation of high oleic-high stearic sunflower hard stearins for cocoa butter equivalent formulation. Food Chemistry 134, 1409-17. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030881461200502X

Bourou S, Bowe C, Diouf M and Van Damme P (2012) Ecological and human impacts on stand density and distribution of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) in Senegal. African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2012.01319.x

Cao FL, Zhang XH, Yu WW, Zhao LG and Wang T (2012) Effect of feeding fermented Ginkgo biloba leaves on growth performance, meat quality, and lipid metabolism in broilers. Poult. Sci. 91, 1210-21. http://ps.fass.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/5/1210

Chrubasik S (2012) SheaFlex70: cosmetic marker effects rather than clinical outcome improvement. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies 17, 167-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2042-7166.2012.01163_2.x

Clark JA and Covey KR (2012) Tree species richness and the logging of natural forests: A meta-analysis. Forest Ecology and Management 276, 146-53. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712001958

Dainou K, Laurenty E, Mahy G, Hardy OJ, Brostaux Y, Tagg N and Doucet J-L (2012) Phenological patterns in a natural population of a tropical timber tree species, Milicia excelsa (Moraceae): Evidence of isolation by time and its interaction with feeding strategies of dispersers. Am. J. Botany 99, 1453-63. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/9/1453

Diouf A, Barbier N, Lykke AM, Couteron P, Deblauwe V, Mahamane A, Saadou M and Bogaert J (2012) Relationships between fire history, edaphic factors and woody vegetation structure and composition in a semi-arid savanna landscape (Niger, West Africa). Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01187.x

Fernández-Cuesta Á, Fernández-Martínez JM, Socias i Company R and Velasco L (2012) Near-infrared spectroscopy for analysis of oil content and fatty acid profile in almond flour. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201200115

Garcia-Macias P, Gordon MH, Frazier RA, Smith K and Gambelli L (2012) Effect of TAG composition on performance of low saturate shortenings in puff pastry. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 114, 741-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201100147

Ghanem SJ and Voigt CC (2012) Chapter 7 - Increasing Awareness of Ecosystem Services Provided by Bats. In ‘Advances in the Study of Behavior’. (Ed.^(Eds H. Jane Brockmann TJRMNJCM and Leigh WS) pp. 279-302. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123942883000071

Höhn A and Neumann K (2012) Shifting cultivation and the development of a cultural landscape during the Iron Age (0–1500 AD) in the northern Sahel of Burkina Faso, West Africa: Insights from archaeological charcoal. Quaternary International 249, 72-83. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618211002254

Houehanou TD, Glèlè Kakaï RL, Assogbadjo AE, Kindomihou V, Houinato M, Wittig R and Sinsin BA (2012) Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12046

Jurisch K, Hahn K, Wittig R and Bernhardt-Römermann M (2012) Population Structure of Woody Plants in Relation to Land Use in a Semi-arid Savanna, West Africa. Biotropica, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00864.x

Jurisch K, Hahn K, Wittig R and Bernhardt-Römermann M (2012) Land-use impact on the growth and survival of seedlings and saplings in West African savannas. Journal of Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01444.x

Königer J, Rebernig CA, Brabec J, Kiehl K and Greimler J (2012) Spatial and temporal determinants of genetic structure in Gentianella bohemica. Ecology and Evolution 2, 636-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.211

Li G-D, Yue L-L, Sun H and Qian Z-G (2012) Phylogeography of Cyananthus delavayi (Campanulaceae) in Hengduan Mountains inferred from variation in nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 50, 305-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-6831.2012.00200.x

Logan AL and D’Andrea AC (2012) Oil palm, arboriculture, and changing subsistence practices during Kintampo times (3600–3200 BP, Ghana). Quaternary International 249, 63-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618210004726

Marku D, Wahlgren M, Rayner M, Sjöö M and Timgren A (2012) Characterization of starch Pickering emulsions for potential applications in topical formulations. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 428, 1-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378517312000658

Meyer RS, DuVal AE and Jensen HR (2012) Patterns and processes in crop domestication: an historical review and quantitative analysis of 203 global food crops. New Phytologist 196, 29-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04253.x

Padonou EA, Assogbadjo AE, Bachmann Y and Sinsin B (2012) How far bowalization affects phytodiversity, life forms and plant morphology in Sub-humid tropic in West Africa. African Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12030

Petersen JJ, Parker IM and Potter D (2012) Origins and close relatives of a semi-domesticated neotropical fruit tree: Chrysophyllum cainito (Sapotaceae). Am. J. Botany 99, 585-604. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/3/585

Pramova E, Locatelli B, Djoudi H and Somorin OA (2012) Forests and trees for social adaptation to climate variability and change. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 3, 581-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.195

Taitano LZ, Singh RP, Lee JH and Kong F (2012) THERMODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF MOISTURE ADSORPTION ISOTHERMS OF RAW AND BLANCHED ALMONDS. Journal of Food Process Engineering 35, 840-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4530.2010.00632.x

Tao G, Geladi P, Lestander TA and Xiong S (2012) Biomass properties in association with plant species and assortments. II: A synthesis based on literature data for ash elements. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 16, 3507-22. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136403211200024X

Tao G, Lestander TA, Geladi P and Xiong S (2012) Biomass properties in association with plant species and assortments I: A synthesis based on literature data of energy properties. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 16, 3481-506. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032112001335

van Andel T, Myren B and van Onselen S (2012) Ghana’s herbal market. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 368-78. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000414

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