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Guide d'Identification des Arbres du Mali

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This book is an essential reference for anyone required to know and recognise the woody flora of the forests of Mali. Text in French.
£75.00

Authors: Moctar Sacande, Sidi Sanogo, Henk Beentje. 356pp. 234x156mm. Over 750 colour photographs. 600 maps. Hardback, ISBN 9781842466155, Kew Publishing 2016.

Description in French:

(For English description see below) Le Guide d’identification des Arbres du Mali est la synthèse de plus de dix années de collecte de spécimens végétaux (graines et herbiers) et d’informations sur la flore locale dans le cadre des activités de conservation des ressources phytogénétiques au Mali, en collaboration avec le Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Produit unique et dérivé du partenariat Millennium Seed Bank (MSB), le programme a aussi été mis à profit pour combler un manque d’institution nationale et de documentation, particulières a la flore du Mali. L’Unité de Semences Forestières et Herbier (USF-H) du Mali contient aujourd’hui environ 10,000 spécimens de près de 1,000 espèces de la flore nationale. Ce guide de terrain fournit de précieuses informations locales et un effort particulier a été déployé pour faciliter la reconnaissance de ces 300 espèces ligneuses à travers les descriptions botaniques, les noms locaux, les cartes de répartition géographique et les fascinantes photographies comme aide visuelle à leur identification. Les informations sur les graines aident à la régénération, la propagation, la domestication et les plantations pour une utilisation durable de ces espèces locales utiles.

Text in French.

Description in English:

Guide d’identification des arbres du Mali is the result of over ten years research in collaboration with Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank Project. Over 300 woody plant species are described in the book, with accompanying keys, colour photographs, distribution maps and local names and uses. This book is an essential reference for anyone required to know and recognize the woody flora of the forests of Mali, including forestry technicians, agriculturists, conservation workers, farmers, botanists, teachers and students.

 

Moctar Sacande is a seed physiologist and amateur botanist, specialising in the biology of tropical African species. He has published extensively on the subject and has managed several international research projects on these species. He is co-editor of Comparative Storage Biology of Tropical Tree Seeds (International Plant Genetics Resource Institute, 2004) and is involved in research collaborations in several African countries.

Sidi Sanogo is one of the few botanists with a long and consistent experience on the flora of Mali. He has been involved in botanical expeditions since the 990s and was instrumental in the creation of the Forestry Seeds Unit at the Mali Herbarium, now recognised internationally as the National Herbarium of the Institute of Rural Economy.

Henk Beentje is a botanist with a substantial knowledge and experience of the African flora. He is an expert on Compositae and is the editor of Flora of Tropical East Africa. He is author of The Kew Plant Glossary (Kew Publishing, 2010) and co-author of Field Guide to the Mangrove Trees of Africa and Madagascar (Kew Publishing, 2007). 

 

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