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Ndzana Abanda F.X., Tindo M. Woin N. The insection collection of Institut of Agricultural Research for Development of Cameroon (IRAD)
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Insect pests; Cameroon; Crops; occurence; Insect pests; Cameroon; Crops; occurence
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Specimens were collected in Cameroon, Central African Republic and Ivory Coast. FR: Specimens collectés sur tout le territoire du Cameroun, mais des specimens des autres pays comme la Republiqe Centre Africaine et Côte d'Ivoiire sont inclus
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [1.801, 8.306], North East [12.94, 16.304]|
|Start Date / End Date||1952-01-01 / 2001-01-01|
The aim of this project is to mobilize biodiversity information in these collections and from associated literature to make it publicly available and help in the management of native and introduced pests in Cameroon.
|Title||Data mobilization for crop protection against native and invasive pest species for sustainable agricultural production in Cameroon”|
|Funding||GBIF, European Union|
|Study Area Description||Cameroon|
The personnel involved in the project:
Light trapping, visual cash, samples rearing, sweet netting
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|Collection Name||Irad Cameroon insect collection|
|Specimen preservation methods||Pinned|
|Purpose||This collection was established for agricultural research purpose. Inseect pests identification for farmers, sciencist and exrention agents.|
|Maintenance Description||This is an old collection and the curatory activity is almost not existent|