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- Pinedo-Ramírez, Roger, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Canadian journal of forest research 2018 v.48 no.5 pp. 517-523
- Calycophyllum; Guazuma; agroforestry; capital; cost effectiveness; discount rate; early selection; field experimentation; forest trees; genetic improvement; germplasm; income; plant improvement; plantations; Amazonia; Peru
- ... Bolaina (Guazuma crinita Mart., Malvaceae) and capirona (Calycophyllum spruceanum (Benth.) Hook. f. ex K. Schum., Rubiaceae) are fast-growing Amazonian timber trees. In Peru, they are increasingly being used in agroforestry systems and plantations, and interest in developing improved germplasm is growing. However, tree improvement incurs both direct costs and interest costs on investments; because ...