Appraisal of economically valuable trees in Lafia North Development Area in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

  • A.B. Hudu
  • A.I. Zagga
Keywords: Appraisal, Conservation and Lafia North Development Area

Abstract

This study was carried out in Lafia North Development Area (LNDA), North East of Lafia, in Northern Central, Nasarawa State, Nigeria to appraisal economically value trees document data necessary for the conservation and management of the available spp of trees in the area. Trees serve many purposes and have great value economically, medicinally and aesthetically. Trees contribute substantially to the economy of the area as timber, firewood, charcoal and medicine. This paper highlights some of the Economic tree species commonly used by the people in and around the area, focusing on the identification, local names and usage. Thirty plant species belonging to Twenty families were identified. This study recommends the involvement of the local people in the conservation and management of trees in the area.

Published
2022-05-05
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Articles

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