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A Review of the Literature of African BlackwoodDalbergia melanoxylon, Guill. and Perr

Tanzania’s African Blackwood Conservation Project (ABCP) conducted a literature review on D. Mpingo or melanoxylon (African Blackwood) in the late 1990s (over twenty (20) years ago). Furthermore, it has been nineteen (19) years since the last population study and population density was performed, and seventeen (17) years since the last inventory study was taken. Today,…
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June 19, 2021 0

The African Blackwood (D. melanoxylon) Seedling Initiation Technicality, (Germinability and Rootability)

In Dalbergia melanoxylon (African Blackwood), a study was conducted to compare the ability to form seedlings between seed germination in the soil, seed germination in the Murashge and Skoog medium (MS), and cutting rooting to form seedlings. D. melanoxylon, an overharvested species, has a highly valued wood but is not propagated. This is why, in…
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March 3, 2021 0

The First Tissue Culture in Dalbergia melanoxylon: Problems and Limitations

The first attempt dared on Dalbergia melanoxylon tissue culture was conducted from 2010 to 2013 in the Botany Laboratory University of Dar es Salaam. A total of 500 seeds were sterilized at different concentration of reagents and inoculated at different strength of the Murashige and Skoog medium for germination to obtain disease free explants for…
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September 24, 2020 0