des variétés supérieures de safoutier, manguier du Gabon, kolatier et plusieurs autres .. de «Akpi» poussent à présent à côté du cacao, sa culture principale. Safou (African pear) is a tropical fruit which belongs to the trees Dacryodes edulis L. and belongs . J. () Guide de la culture du safoutier. Au Cameroun Toute la partie méridionale du pays, d’Ambam à l’escarpement de N’gaoundéré est propice à la culture du safoutier. Partout dans cette zone.
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The tree can produce an annual yield of about – kg of pulp per tree. View on content provider’s site. Library services Using the dafoutier Connecting to e-resources Interlibrary services Ask us Ask a reference question Report a connection problem Suggest a purchase requires login About the Stanford Libraries Find a specialist Library dk Libraries Collections Research support Topic guides Course guides More search tools System status Connection problem?
La culture du safoutier Dacryodes edulis [G.
Safou African pear is a tropical fruit which belongs to the trees Dacryodes edulis L. The tree is easy safooutier cultivate and can grow in a wide range of farming systems.
The oil, which is extracted from both the pulp and the seed, is rich in palmitic, oleic and linoleic acids. It is quite hard and usually consumed after boiling or roasting. C and Kayem G. Cultivation of the African plum Dacryodes edulis G.
Guide de la culture du Safoutier
The seeds should be planted approximately 2 cm deep in containers of acidic loam soils with a high cultue content germination occurs within 12 – 15 days. Numerous scientific studies carried out in neighboring countries have revealed excellent nutritional qualities of the safou pulp and interesting food properties of the oil extracted from both the safou pulp and the seed kernel.
Selections 0 Clear all lists. The leaves, stem and root barks are also used in traditional medicine to treat leprosy, dysentery, anemia and tonsillitis. How do you grow the safou tree? An oil can be extracted by distillation from the pulp and seeds.
It occurs in non-flooded forests in humid tropical zones, but in drier areas safou prefers slightly swampy ground. It is used to make tool handles, mortars and is suitable for dulture, firewood and timber. The fruits of this tree are widely appreciated and are sold regularly in all major urban markets. High production of the safou exists in Cameroon, Congo, Gabon and Zaire to satisfy the demand safojtier local markets. The tree favours acidic soils, with organic matter in the surface horizon, this improves its growth and production.
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The timber is soft, elastic and grey-rose in colour. The seed kernel contains a high protein content and is cultuee used as a livestock fodder. The safou tree is native to the humid lowlands and safoutire regions of Central Africa and the Gulf of Guinea, but the species has now been introduced to parts of Malaysia. The flowers are small 0. The tree is well known for its fruits safouwhich are rich in protein, fat, fibre, wafoutier and essential amino acids.
Vegetative propagation by both air layering and stem cutting is relatively cheap and easy but results can be inconsistent often dependent on the trees’ phenological state prior to propagation. Culture of the African plum is widespread in anthropized areas, mainly in domestic gardens. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Societe et Environnement.
Editions CLE, Yaounde, p The safou tree is not yet a plantation crop, but is currently grown in small orchards. For seed propagation, fruits should be selected from trees with good production and quality.
It is a fast growing tree with an average life span of years. Seeds are recalcitrant and should be extracted from the fruit with care to avoid injury.
The fruit drupe or safou, is usually oblongcylindrical in shape safoutiet is 1.
The pulp and seeds are traditionally sun-dried or roasted to extend the shelf life, though this can effect the nutritional value increasing the acid content of the pulp and decreasing the iodine content.