Databases

  • Whether it’s finding out which agroforestry species are appropriate to grow where, locating a seed supplier, learning about how to maintain quality seeds and seedlings or assessing genetic variation using molecular markers, the World Agroforestry Centre’s databases and toolkits make a wealth of practical information accessible online.
  • The Agroforestree Database provides information on the management, use and ecology of a wide range of tree species which can be used in agroforestry.

  • The Useful Tree Species for Africa tool enables you to select useful tree species for planting anywhere in Africa using Google Earth.

  • The Agroforestry Species Switchboard provides hyperlinks for 22,212 plant species in 13 web-based databases such as ECOCROP, the Plant Resources of Tropical Africa, the Tropical forages database and The Plant List.