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Biological Sciences
  • Author:
    Paul Latham
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    0955420830
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    978-0955420832
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    Paul Latham; 4th edition (May 2008)
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    258 pages
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    Biological Sciences
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Plants visited by bees and other useful plants of Umalila, Southern Tanzania. Bees are important both for the production of honey and wax and particularly for their role in the pollination of plants, including some economic crops. Bees have been shown to increase the yields of sunflower, passion fruit, peaches, pumpkins and runner beans. This book provides information on 258 plants in Umalila, Mbeya district.

The plant is native to the southern highlands of Tanzania and is often found hanging over rocks in damp shady situations or on. .Latham, P. (2008) Plants visited by bees and other useful plants of Umalila, Southern Tanzania.

The plant is native to the southern highlands of Tanzania and is often found hanging over rocks in damp shady situations or on trees. It is also present in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in South Africa. Begonia sutherlandii can be cultivated outdoors in frost-free areas The red stems and the leaves are eaten in Umalila. An infusion of the leaf and stem of the plant is used medicinally by Zulu people in South Africa to treat heartburn and vomiting of blood.

The leaves are usually removed before planting materials. In home gardens, alugbati is usually grown in slanting or horizontal trellises. For commercial production, densities of about 50,000 plants/hectare are recommended. CULTURAL PRACTICES Three to four cuttings or seeds are planted per hill at a distance of 20 to 30 cm between hills in furrows spaced at 50 to 75 cm apart. If cuttings are abundant, 7 to 10 cuttings are planted in a hill with distance 40 to 50 cm between hills.

This book provides information on 188 plants in Umalila in Mbeya district. A forage chart indicates the months when bees collect pollen and/or nectar. The plants are listed alphabetically and in addition to photographs, details of their botanical, vernacular and common names are given, together with brief descriptions. The distribution, uses and the propagation and management of selected plants in also provided where appropriate. This manual is being produced to encourage the conservation and planting of useful plants in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.

Solanaceae) is described from the Umalila area, in the southern highlands of Tanzania. Its novelty is supported with both morphological and AFLP data. Phenetic and phylogenetic analyses place Solanum umalilaense as a unique and well-supported taxon among tetraploid species of Solanum sect. It can be distinguished from other African species by its extremely developed branching, each branch producing many multi-flowered inflorescences, flowers with short calyx lobes and its persistent, small, light yellowish brown fruits.

Buddleja salviifolia. Southern Highlands, Tanzania. LibraryThing members' description. No descriptions found. Library descriptions. B. sutherlandii can be cultivated outdoors in frost-free areas The red stems and the leaves are eaten in Umalila.

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