Ghislain Comlan Akabassi

Ghislain Comlan Akabassi
University of Abomey-Calavi | UAC · Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (FSA)/

PhD in Climat Change and Biodiversity

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Most African women spend a lot of time on housework unpaid works, such as collecting fuel, cooking at home, and looking after children. They spend around 3.5–8 h a day collecting firewood from a long distance, sometimes coming back very tired. New technologies are using to reduce women time spent for unpaid working including solar cookers that also...
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Food security relies mainly on a few major crop species such as wheat, maize and rice, cassava and yam. Many of the cultivated plant species such as Tigernut (Cyperus exculentus) are still considered invasive plants and are neglected and underutilized. However, they may play a crucial role in food security, nutrition, and income generation among po...
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RESUME Les systèmes agroforestiers contribuent comme les forêts à la conservation physique et chimique du sol, à la régulation thermique et à la conservation de la biodiversité. Cette étude visait à caractériser la communauté des espèces ligneuses alimentaires dans quatre systèmes agroforestiers périphériques au noyau central de la Forêt Classée de...
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Today, despite its status as a key sector, agriculture faces many problems due to fungi and the use of synthetic pesticides. This study evaluated the antifungal potential of Picralima nitida fruits against Fusarium oxysporum. The extracts were obtained by the Total Aqueous Extraction method (TEA) and Hydroethanolic extraction (EE70%) method. Two di...
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The investigation of the nutritional value of Neglected and Underutilized Crop Species is essential for their valorization. This global systematic review aimed at investigating the nutritional value of tigernut to highlight the importance of the species in the fight against malnutrition. Extensive searches were carried out through three databases (...
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Picralima nitida is an important African medicinal plant species used in pharmaceutical industries and traditional medicine to treat several diseases. Despite its importance, the species faces conservation problem. This study evaluated the effect of climate and habitat on morphological characteristics and fruit production of P. nitida . A total of...
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Food security relies mainly on a few major crop such as wheat, maize, rice and yam. Many of the cultivated plant such as Cyperus exculentus are still considered invasive plants and are neglected and underutilized. In the perspective to valorization of the species, this systematic review aimed at identifying the biology, production constraints and u...
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Cowpea [ Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] is a crop with significant agronomic and nutritional potential. I is very appreciate by local people. It is the third food habit in Togo after maize and rice. However, several accessions of cowpea cultivated in Togo are now prone to extinction, creating a risk of genetic erosion. It is therefore urgent to asse...
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Picralima nitida is an important African medicinal plant species threatened in the Dahomey Gap. It is used in pharmaceutical industries and traditional medicine to treat several diseases. Despite its importance, this the species faces a serious conservation problem. It is rare, especially in the Dahomey Gap countries in contrast to the Guinean zone...
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Background: Argemone mexicana is an important medicinal plant species used by local people to treat several diseases. Despite its importance, the species faces serious conservation problem. This study was conducted in southern Benin to assess the traditional knowledge and uses of A. mexicana within four socio-cultural groups. Methods: Ethnobotanic...
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Khaya senegalensis (Desr.) A. Juss. is endemic to many countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of the study was to assess the ecophenotypic characterization of K. senegalensis from the three endemic zones of Chad and the suitability of its seeds to germinate according to provenance for sustainable management.10 leaves, 10 fruits and 270 seed...
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Picralima nitida (Apocynaceae) represents is an important African medicinal plant species. It is frequently used in traditional medicine and pharmaceutical industries for drugs manufacturing against infectious diseases, malaria and diabetes and commercially traded as well. Despite its importance, the species is becoming rare, especially in the Daho...
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Background: Picralima nitida (Apocynaceae) is an important African medicinal plant species. It is frequently used in traditional medicine and pharmaceutical industries for manufacture of drugs against infectious diseases, malaria, diabetes and cancer. Despite its important, the species can be rare, especially in the Dahomey Gap (in contrast to the...
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Background: Picralima nitida (Apocynaceae) is an important African medicinal plant species. It is frequently used in traditional medicine and pharmaceutical industries for manufacture of drugs against infectious diseases, malaria, diabetes and cancer. Despite its important, the species can be rare, especially in the Dahomey Gap (in contrast to the...
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Cette étude a évalué les facteurs écologiques et socioculturels qui influencent les connaissances endogènes sur les plantes alimentaires locales dans la zone riveraine du noyau central de la Forêt Classée de la Lama au Bénin. Des enquêtes ethnobotaniques ont été menées auprès de 390 personnes choisies au hasard dans 9 villages situés dans la zone r...
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African continent rich in biodiversity loses its resources due to the ignorance of their uses by the local populations. It becomes important to assess the knowledge of populations on the importance of resources to elaborate their conservation strategy and their sustainable management. The purpose of the present study is to document the knowledge of...

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