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  12. Lazaro, M., 1;2, Gbeha, M. and Romain Glèlè  Kakaï (2018). Influence of Missing Value Imputations on the Performance of Canonical Correspondence Analysis: Ecological Applications. African Journal of Applied Statistics Vol. 5 (1), 2018, pages 323–337.
  13. Dayou, E. D., Zokpodo, K. L. B., & Glèlè  Kakaï, L. G. (2018). Assessment of the physical and mechanical properties of the soils in the different agroecological zones of Benin. Agro-Science16(3), 37-45.
  14. Salako, V. K., Vihotogbé, R., Houéhanou, T., Sodé, I. A., & Glèlè Kakaï, R. G. (2018). Predicting the potential impact of climate change on the declining agroforestry species Borassus aethiopum Mart. in Benin: a mixture of geostatistical and SDM approach. Agroforestry Systems, 1-18.
  15. Moussa, A. A., Salako, V. K., Gbemavo, D. C., Zaman-Allah, M., Glèlè  Kakaï, R., & Bakasso, Y. (2018). Performances agro-morphologiques des varietes locales et ameliorees de maïs au sud-ouest du Niger. African Crop Science Journal26(2), 157-173.
  16. Salako, K. V., Moreira, F., Gbedomon, R. C., Tovissodé, F., Assogbadjo, A. E., & Glèlè Kakaï, R. L. (2018). Traditional knowledge and cultural importance of Borassus aethiopum Mart. in Benin: interacting effects of socio-demographic attributes and multi-scale abundance. Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine14(1), 36.
  17. Hounkpevi, A., Kouassi, E. K., & Glèlè Kakai, R. (2018). Effects of climatic variability and local environment patterns on the ecology and population structure of the multipurpose plant species, Vitex doniana Sweet (Lamiaceae) in Benin. Tropical Ecology59(1), 129-143.
  18. Dimobe, K., Mensah, S., Goetze, D., Ouédraogo, A., Kuyah, S., Porembski, S., & Thiombiano, A. (2018). Aboveground biomass partitioning and additive models for Combretum glutinosum and Terminalia laxiflora in West Africa. Biomass and Bioenergy115, 151-159.
  19. Mensah, S., du Toit, B., & Seifert, T. (2018). Diversity–biomass relationship across forest layers: implications for niche complementarity and selection effects. Oecologia, 1-13.
  20. Lokonon, B. E., Mangamana, E. T., Gnonlonfoun, I., Akpona, T. J. D., Assogbadjo, A. E., Glèlè Kakaï, R., & Sinsin, B. (2018). Knowledge, valuation and prioritization of 46 woody species for conservation in agroforestry systems along Ouémé catchment in Benin (West Africa). Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-23.
  21. Salako, V. K., Kénou, C., Dainou, K., Assogbadjo, A. E., & Glèlè Kakaï, R. (2018). Impacts of land use types on spatial patterns and neighbourhood distance of the agroforestry palm Borassus aethiopum Mart. in two climatic regions in Benin, West Africa. Agroforestry Systems, 1-15.
  22. Mensah, S., Pienaar, O. L., Kunneke, A., du Toit, B., Seydack, A., Uhl, E., … & Seifert, T. (2018). Height–Diameter allometry in South Africa’s indigenous high forests: Assessing generic models performance and function forms. Forest Ecology and Management410, 1-11.
  23. Vihotogbé, R., Idohou, R., Gebauer, J., Sinsin, B., & Peterson, A. T. (2018). Estimation of cultivable areas for Irvingia gabonensis and I. wombolu (Irvingiaceae) in Dahomey-Gap (West Africa). Agroforestry Systems, 1-10.
  24. Gbaguidi, A. A., Dansi, A., Dossou-Aminon, I., Gbemavo, D. S. J. C., Orobiyi, A., Sanoussi, F., & Yedomonhan, H. (2018). Agromorphological diversity of local Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.) collected in Benin. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 1-13.
  25. Savi, M. K., R. Noumonvi, F. J. Chadaré, K. Daïnou, V. K. Salako, R. Idohou, A. E. Assogbadjo, and R. Glèlè Kakaï  (2018). Synergy between traditional knowledge of use and tree population structure for sustainability of Cola nitida (Vent.) Schott. & Endl in Benin (West Africa). Environment, Development and Sustainability:1-12.
  26. Atidegla, H.S.C & Hounmenou, C. (2018). Adaptation des producteurs à la variabilité climatique au Sud bénin : cas de la plaine inondable de Gbessou. Annales des sciences agronomiques 22 (1) : 93-113, 2018 ISSN 1659 – 5009
  27. Sèwadé, C., Lokonon, B.E., Azihou, A.F., Akouèhou, G.S., Mensah, G.A., Glèlè Kakaï, R., & Houinato, M.R.B. (2018). Use diversity and farmer’s preference of 48 local multipurpose fodder trees: a comparative analysis of three sociolinguistic groups of Benin; Annales des sciences agronomiques 22(1) : 33-52, 2018 ISSN 1659 – 5009
  28. Dimobe, K., Goetze, D., Ouédraogo, A., Mensah, S., Akpagana, K., Porembski, S., & Thiombiano, A. (2018). Aboveground biomass allometric equations and carbon content of the shea butter tree (Vitellaria paradoxa CF Gaertn., Sapotaceae) components in Sudanian savannas (West Africa). Agroforestry Systems, 1-14.
  29. Rashid, N., Gbedomon, R. C., Ahmad, M., Salako, V. K., Zafar, M., & Malik, K. (2018). Traditional knowledge on herbal drinks among indigenous communities in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine14(1), 16.
  30. Gandji, K., Chadare, F. J., Idohou, R., Salako, V. K., Assogbadjo, A. E., & Glèlè Kakaï, R. (2018). Status and utilisation of Moringa oleifera Lam: A review. African Crop Science Journal26(1), 137-156.
  31. Mensah, S., Salako, V. K., Assogbadjo, A. E., & Glèlè Kakaï, R. (2018). Differential Responses of Taxonomic, Structural, and Functional Diversity to Local-Scale Environmental Variation in Afromontane Forests in South Africa. Tropical Conservation Science11, 1940082918762372.
  32. Houdanon, R. D., Mensah, S., Gnanglè, C., Yorou, N. S., & Houinato, M. (2018). Ecosystem services and biomass stock from bamboo stands in central and southern Benin, West Africa. Energy, Ecology and Environment, 1-10.
  33. Adehan, S. B., Adakal, H., Gbinwoua, D., Zoungrana, S., Toé, P., Ouedraogo, M., … & Glèlè Kakaï, R. (2018). West African Cattle Farmers’ Perception of Tick-Borne Diseases. EcoHealth, 1-13.
  34. Agbani, P. O., Kafoutchoni, K. M., Salako, K. V., Gbedomon, R. C., Kégbé, A. M., Karen, H., & Sinsin, B. (2018). Traditional ecological knowledge-based assessment of threatened woody species and their potential substitutes in the Atakora mountain chain, a threatened hotspot of biodiversity in Northwestern Benin, West Africa. Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine14(1), 21.
  35. Goudégnon, E. O. A., Vodouhê, F. G., Gouwakinnou, G. N., Salako, V. K., & Oumorou, M. (2018). Ethnic and generational differences in traditional knowledge and the cultural importance of Lannea microcarpa Engl. & K. Krause in the Sudanian savannah of Benin. Bois et Forêt des Tropiques,334, 49-59
  36. Assogba, G. A., Fandohan, A. B., Gandji, K., Salako, V. K., & Assogbadjo, A. E. (2018). Bombax costatum (Malvaceae): state of knowns, unknowns and prospects in West Africa. BASE.
  37. Kafoutchoni, K. M., Idohou, R., Egeru, A., Salako, K. V., Agbangla, C., Adomou, A. C., & Assogbadjo, A. E. (2018). Species richness, cultural importance, and prioritization of wild spices for conservation in the Sudano-Guinean zone of Benin (West Africa). Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine14(1), 67.
  38. Agbo, R. I., Idohou, R., Vihotogbé, R., Missihoun, A. A., Dagba, R. A., Assogbadjo, A. E., & Agbangla, C. (2018). Spatio-temporal dynamics of suitable habitats for Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.(Caesalpiniaceae), a priority food tree species in Benin (West Africa). Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 1-10.
  39. Dayou, E. D., Zokpodo, K. L. B., & Kakaï, A. G. (2018). Evaluation of the physical, mechanical and kinetic properties of some cereals and leguminous seeds in Benin republic. International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology11(1), 33-42.
  40. Pomalégni, S. C. B., Gbemavo, D. S. J. C., Gnanglè, P. C., Djossou, S. R., Kenis, M., Babatoundé, S., L. R. Glèlè Kakaï & Mensah, G. A. (2018). Seed cake of Jatropha curcas (L.), potential substrate to produce maggots as feed for reared monogastric animals. JAPS: Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences28(6).
  41. Rochette, A.J., Akpona, J.D.T., Akpona, H.A., Akouehou, G.S., Mayundo, B.K., Djagoun, C.A.M.S., Habonimana, B., Idohou, R., Legba, I.S., Nzigidahera, B. and Matilo, A.O. (2018). Developing policy-relevant biodiversity indicators: lessons learnt from case studies in Africa. Environmental Research Letters.
  42. Heita, H. T., Ham, H., & Mensah, S. (2018). Effects of seed viability and pre-treatments on seed germination of two indigenous species—Strychnos cocculoides Baker and Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth.) Leonard in Namibia. Agroforestry Systems, 1-8.


  1. Agbani, O.P., Gandji, K., Tovissode, F., Karen, H. et Sinsin, B. (2017). Production Fruitière de quatre essences ligneuses dans la forêt de Nassou en Zone Soudanienne Du Bénin; European Scientific Journal, 13(36).
  2. Kate, S., Hounmenou, C. G., Agbangba, C. E., Deguenon, D. D., Gbaguidi, M., Nakou, L. G., & Sinsin, B. (2017). Effets de l’indice de température et d’humidité relative de l’air sur la fécondité des bovins en zone agropastorale de Banikoara (Nord-Bénin). e-Journal of Science & Technology12(3).
  3. Atanasso, J. A., Chadare, F. J., Padonou, E. A., Ahouansinkpo, E., Koura, K., Houehanou, T., … & Sinsin, B. (2017). Habitats and utilizations of Lippia multiflora moldenke: Local perception of four ethnic groups from Benin (West Africa). Agronomie Africaine29(2), 111-120.
  4. Pierre, A. O., Kisito, G., Frédéric, T., Hahn, K., & Brice, S. (2017). Production Fruitière De Quatre Essences Ligneuses Dans La Forêt De Nassou En Zone Soudanienne Du Bénin. European Scientific Journal, ESJ13(36).
  5. Savi, M. K., Dossou-Yovo, E. R., & Glèlè Kakaï, R. (2017). Monte Carlo Simulations for Assessing the Performance of Permutation of Residuals Methods in One-way ANOVA. Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Biostatistics9(3), 188-196.
  6. Chadare, F. J., Madode, Y. E., Fanou-Fogny, N., Kindossi, J. M., Ayosso, J. O., Honfo, S. H., Kayodé, A. P., Linnemann, A. R. and Hounhouigan, D. J. (2017). Indigenous food ingredients for complementary food formulations to combat infant malnutrition in Benin: a review. J. Sci. Food Agric. doi:10.1002/jsfa.8568
  7. Pomalégni, S. C. B., Gbemavo, D. S. J. C., Kpadé, C. P., Kenis, M., & Mensah, G. A. (2017). Traditional use of fly larvae by small poultry farmers in Benin. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed3(3), 187-192.
  8. Gbedomon, R. C., Salako, V. K., Adomou, A. C., Glèlè Kakaï, R.  & Assogbadjo, A. E. (2017). Plants in traditional home gardens: richness, composition, conservation and implications for native biodiversity in Benin. Biodiversity and Conservation, 1-21.
  9. Padonou, E. A., Tovissode, F. C., Idohou, R., Salako, V. K., Fantondji, L., Vihotogbe, R., Fandohan, B. & Assogbadjo, A. E. (2017). Pilot assessment of locally acknowledged morphotypes of Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-Lecomte) Baill. in southwestern Benin (West Africa). FRUITS72(5), 306-316.
  10. Atapattu, A. A. A. J., Senarathne, S. H. S., Raveendra, S. A. S. T., Egodawatte, W. C. P., & Mensah, S. (2017). Effect of short term agroforestry systems on soil quality in marginal coconut lands in Sri Lanka. Agricultural Research Journal54(3), 324-328.
  11. GOUSSANOU, C. A., TENTE, B. A., AKOUEHOU, G., SALAKO, V. K., GLELE-KAKAÏ, R. L., & SINSIN, B. A. (2017). Structural and spatial patterns of Isoberlinia species in a disturbed community forest (Benin, West Africa). Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi17(2), 225-237.
  12. Dayou, E. D., Zokpodo, K. L. B., Glèlè Kakaï, L. R., & Ganglo, C. J. (2017). Impacts of the conventional tillage tools and reduced tillage on the soil fertility preservation: critical review. Journal of Applied Biosciences117, 11684-11695.
  13. Alohou, E. C., Gbemavo, D. S. J. C., Mensah, S., & Ouinsavi, C. (2017). Fragmentation of Forest Ecosystems and Connectivity Between Sacred Groves and Forest Reserves in Southeastern Benin, West Africa. Tropical Conservation Science10, 1940082917731730.
  14. De souza, J. F., Gbemavo, D. S. J. C., Gnangle, P. C., Azontonde, A., Chabi adjobo, M. A., Behingan, M. B., and Glele Kakaï, R. (2017) Effet du pourghère (jatropha curcas l.) Sur la performance agronomique du maïs (zea mays l.) Et du manioc (manihot esculenta crantz) et sur la fertilité du sol au sud-bénin. Annales des sciences agronomiques 21 (2) : 223-245, 2017 ISSN 1659 – 5009
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  16. Sèwadé, C., Azihou, A. F., Fandohan, A. B., Glèlè Kakaï, R., Mensah, G. A., & Houinato, M. R. B. (2017). Leaf biomass modeling, carrying capacity and species-specific performance in aerial fodder production of three priority browse species Afzelia africana, Pterocarpus erinaceus and Daniellia oliveri in Benin. Livestock Research for Rural Development29, 10.
  17. Sèwadé, C., Lokonon, B.E., Azihou, A.F., Akouèhou, G.S., Mensah, G.A., Glèlè Kakaï, R., & Houinato, M.R.B. (2017). Use diversity and farmer’s preference of 48 local multipurpose fodder trees: a comparative analysis of three sociolinguistic groups of Benin. Annales des sciences agronomiques 22(1) : 33-52, 2018 ISSN 1659 – 5009
  18. Fandohan A.B., Chadare, F.J., Gouwakinnou, G.N., Tovissode, C.F., Bonou, A., Djonlonjou S.F., Houndelo, L.F.H., Sinsin C.L. & Assogbadjo, A.E. (2017). Usages traditionnels et valeur économique de Synsepalum dulcifcum au Sud-Bénin. Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2017, N° 332 (2), 17-30
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  20. Salako, V.K., Houéhanou, T.T., Yessoufou, K., Assogbadjo, A.E., Akoègninou, A. & Glèlè Kakaï R. (2017). Patterns of elephant utilization of Borassus aethiopum Mart. and its stand structure in the Pendjari National Park, Benin, West Africa, Tropical Ecology 58(2): 1–13.
  21. Assogba, G.A., Fandohan, A.B., Salako, V.K. & Assogbadjo, A.E. (2017). Usages de Bombax costatum (Malvaceae) dans les terroirs riverains de la réserve de biosphère de la Pendjari, République du Bénin, Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2 0 1 7, N ° 333 (3),  17-33.
  22. Akpona, J.D, Assogbadjo, & Fandohan, A.B. (2017). Inventory and multicriteria approach to identify commercial timber species for priority conservation in Benin, Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2017, n° 333 (3), 6-16.
  23. Inoussa, M. M., Padonou, E. A., Lykke, A. M., Kakaï, R. G., Bakasso, Y., Mahamane, A., & Saadou, M. 2017. Contrasting population structures of two keystone woodland species of W National Park, Niger. South African Journal of Botany112, 95-101.
  24. Lokonon, B. E., Mangamana, E. T., Glèlè Kakaï, R., & Sinsin, B.  2017. Assessing local conservation priorities of useful woody species within agroforestry systems along Ouémé catchment in Benin (West Africa). Ethnobiology and Conservation6.
  25. Savi, M. K., Mangamana, E. T., Deguenon, J. M., Hounmenou. C, Glèlè Kakaï R. 2017. Determination of Lethal Concentrations Using an R Software Function Integrating the Abbott Correction.
  26. Assogbadjo, A., Idohou, R., Chadare, F., Salako, V., Djagoun, C., Akouehou, G., & Mbairadji, J.  2017. Diversity and prioritization of non timber forest products for economic valuation in Benin (West Africa). African Journal of Rural Development2(1), 105-115.
  27. Houndonougbo, J. S., Salako, V. K., Idohou, R., Azihou, F. A., Assogbadjo, A. E., & Glèlè Kakaï, R.  2017. Local perceptions of interactions between elephants and Borassus aethiopum Mart.(Arecaceae) in the Pendjari National Park in Benin. BOIS ET FORÊTS DES TROPIQUES, (331), 1.
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  29. Mensah S., Veldtman R., Assogbadjo A. E., Ham C., Glèlè Kakaï, R. & Seifert T.  2017. Ecosystem service importance and use vary with socio-environmental factors: A study from household-surveys in local communities of South Africa. Ecosystem Services,23: 1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.10.018.
  30. Mensah S., Veldtman R., & Seifert T. 2017. Potential supply of floral resources to managed honey bees in natural mistbelt forests. Journal of Environmental Management 189: 160-167.
  31. Ba R., Alfa T., Gbaguidi F., Novidzro K. M., Dotse K., Koudouvo K., Houngue U., Donou Hounsode M. T., Koumaglo K. H., Ameyapoh Y., & Baba-Moussa L.  2017. Maize Fungal Growth Control with Scopoletin of Cassava Roots Produced in Benin. International Journal of MicrobiologyDOI: 10.1155/2017/5671942.
  32. Asamoah-Boaheng M., Adebanji A., & Glèlè Kakaï, R.  2017. Small population size and large dimension performance of some equal mean discrimination functions. International Journal of Mathematics and Statistics18(1): 77-86.
  33. Paraïso A. ,Paraïso G., Salako V. K., Abiola W., Kelomey A., Glèlè Kakaï, R., Edorh P. A., Baba-Moussa L., Sanni A. & Glitho A. I.  2017. Compliance of the Morphometric Characteristics of Bees in Benin with Those of Apis mellifera Adansonii. Journal of Entomology 14: 24-32.
  34. Assogbadjo A. E., Mensah S. & Glèlè Kakaï R. (2017). The relative importance of climatic gradient versus human disturbance in determining population structure of Afzelia africana in West Africa. Southern Forests. DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2016.1255406.
  35. Gandji K., Salako K.V., Assogbadjo A. E., Orekan V. OA, Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. A. 2017. Evaluation of the sustainability of participatory management of forest plantations: The case study of Wari-Maro Forest Reserve, Benin. Southern Forests. DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2016.1255409.


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  3. Glèlè Kakaï R2016. Effectiveness of inventory plot patterns and spatial distribution of trees and recruits in West African forest estimates: Recent findings and perspectives. RUFORUM Working Document Series 14(1): 497-506.
  4. Mensah S., Veldtman R., Assogbadjo A., Glèlè Kakaï R., Seifert T. 2016. Tree species diversity promotes aboveground carbon storage through functional diversity and functional dominance. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2525.
  5. Agbahoungba S., Assogbadjo A., Chadare F. J., Idohou R., Salako S. K., Agoyi E.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2016. Ecological diversity and conservation of wild edible fruit tree species in the lama forest reserve in Benin. Bois et forêts des tropiques 329(3): 53-65.
  6. Glèlè Kakaï R. 2016. Strengthening capacity building in data analysis in West African Universities and research institutions: A three-year experience of the Master programme in Biostatistics at the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin. African Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 1(3): 2016: pp. 253 – 259.
  7. Sinasson K.S.G., Shackleton C.M., Glèlè Kakaï R., and Sinsin B. 2016Forest degradation and invasive species synergistically impact Mimusops andongensis (Sapotaceae) in Lama Forest Reserve, Benin. Biotropica 0(0): 1–10 2016. DOI: 10.1111/btp.12370
  8. Mensah S., Veldtman R. & Seifert T. 2016. Allometric models for height and aboveground biomass of dominant tree species in South African Mistbelt forests. Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, DOI:10.2989/20702620.2016.1225187
  9. Idohou R., Peterson A.T., Assogbadjo A.E., Vihotogbe R.L., Padonou E. and Glèlè Kakaï R. 2016. Identification of potential areas for wild palm cultivation in the Republic of Benin through remote sensing and ecological niche modeling. Genetic Resource Crops Evolution. DOI 10.1007/s10722-016-0443-7
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  11. Donou M.T., Houéhanou T., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. and Agbangla C. 2016. Use of Raffias’ species (Raphia spp.) and its impact on socioeconomic characteristics of harvesters in Benin (West Africa).  International Journal of Biomolecules and Biomedicine, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 1-19, 2015
  12. Akpona T.J., Idohou R Assogbadjo A.E., Salako VK. And Glèlè Kakaï R. 2016.  History, Impact of Soil Types on Stand Structure and Growth of the Dry Zone Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis (Desr.) A.Juss.) in Plantation in Benin (West Africa). Environment and Ecology Research 4(4): 193-199, 2016, DOI: 10.13189/eer.2016.040402
  13. Adjahossou S.G.C., Gouwakinnou G.N., Houehanou D.T., Akoeugnigan I.S., Yaoitcha A.S. and Houinato M. and Sinsin B. 2016. Efficacité des aires protégées dans la conservation d’habitats favorables prioritaires de ligneux de valeur au Bénin. Bois et forêts des tropiques, 2016, N ° 328 (2):55-66.
  14. Mensah S., Glèlè Kakaï R., Seifert T. 2016. Patterns of biomass allocation between foliage and woody structure: the effects of tree size and specific functional traits. Annals of Forest Research. DOI: 10.15287/afr.2016.458.
  15. Mensah S., Veldtman R., Du Toit B., Glèlè Kakaï R., Seifert T. 2016. Aboveground Biomass and Carbon in a South African Mistbelt Forest and the Relationships with Tree Species Diversity and Forest Structures. Forests. DOI: 10.3390/f7040079.
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  17. Atidégla SC., Huat J., Agbossou E.K., Saint-Macary H., Glèlè Kakai R. 2016. Vegetable Contamination by the Fecal Bacteria of Poultry Manure: Case Study of Gardening Sites in Southern Benin. International Journal of Food Science.
  18. Idohou R., Azihou F., Adomou A., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2016. Influence of the landscape context on stand structure and spatial patterns of the doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica) in the Republic of Benin (West Africa). Agroforest Syst. DOI 10.1007/s10457-016-9920-4
  19. Camara M., Gbemavo C.D.S.J., Salako V.K., Kouame F.N., Sambou B., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2016Woody plant species diversity in the last wild habitat of the Derby Eland (Taurotragus derbianus derbianus Gray, 1847) in Niokolo Koba National Park, Senegal, West Africa. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 8(2): 32-40.
  20. Gbedomon C.R., Floquet A., Mongbo R., Salako K.V., Fandohan A.B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaї R. 2016. Socio-economic and ecological outcomes of community based forest management: A case study from Tobé-Kpobidon forest in Benin, Western Africa. Forest Policy and Economics. 46–55
  21. Mensah S., Assogbadjo A.E., Salako V.K., Ago E.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2016. Accounting for tree spatial distribution in a comparison of plot sizes and shapes in dense forest and woodland in Benin (West Africa). African Journal of EcologyDOI: 10.1111/aje.12269. 87–94.
  22. Glèlè Kakaï R., Salako V.K., Lykke A.M. 2016. Techniques d’échantillonnage en étude de végétation Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 20 – Spécial Projet Undesert-UE: 1-13.
  23. Glèlè Kakaï R., Bonou W., Lykke A.M. 2016. Approche méthodologique de construction et d’interprétation des structures en diamètre des arbres. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 20 – Spécial Projet Undesert-UE:99-112.
  24. Glèlè Kakaï R., Lykke A.M. 2016. Aperçu sur les méthodes statistiques univariées utilisées dans les études de végétation. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 20 – Spécial Projet Undesert-UE : 113-138.
  25. Glèlè Kakaï R., Salako V.K., Padonou E.A., Lykke A.M. 2016. Méthodes statistiques multivariées Utilisées En Écologie. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 20 – Spécial Projet Undesert-UE : 139-157.
  26. Thiombiano A., Glèlè Kakaï R., Bayen P., Boussim J.I. Mahamane A. 2016. Méthodes et dispositifs d’inventaires forestiers en Afrique de L’ouest : État des deux et propositions pour une harmonisation. 2016. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 20 – Spécial Projet Undesert-UE: 15-31.
  27. Pomalegni S.C.B., Babatounde S., Glele Kakaï L.R., Mensah G.A. 2016. Synthèse bibliographique sur l’alimentation, la consommation et la digestibilité alimentaire chez le grand aulacode (Thryonomys swinderianus). Annales des sciences agronomiques 19(2): 401-417.
  28. Donou Hounsode M.T., Assogbadjo Achille E. Houehanou T., Glele Kakaï R. L., Agbangla C. 2016. Facteurs socioeconomiques influençant l’usage des raphias au Bénin (afrique de l’ouest). Revue Cames, 4(1):6-21.
  29. Hounkpevi A., Tosso F., Gbemavo D.S.C., Kouassi E.K., Kone D., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2016. Climate and potential habitat suitability for cultivation and in situ conservation of the black plum (Vitex doniana Sweet) in Benin, West Africa. International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Resaerch 8(4): 67-80.
  30. Hounkpevi A., Azihou A.F. Kouassi E.D.K., Porembski S., Glele Kakaï R. 2016. Climate-induced morphological variation of black plum (Vitex doniana Sw.) in Benin, West Africa. Genet Resour Crop Evol. DOI 10.1007/s10722-016-0409-9.
  31. Idohou R. Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Peterson A. T. 2016. Spatio-temporal dynamic of suitable areas for species conservation in West Africa: eight economically important wild palms under present and future climates. Agroforest Systems. DOI:10.1007/s10457-016-9955-6.


  1. Gbeto Dansou G.J., Amadji L.G., Glèlè Kakaï L.R., Vissoh V.P. 2015. Perception locale du phénomène de la toxicité ferreuse et stratégies de lutte au sud-bénin (Afrique de l’ouest). Revue lecames Science de la vie, de la terre et agronomie. ISSN 2424 -7235.
  2. Salako V.K., Assogbadjo A.E., Adomou C., Agbangla C., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2015. Latitudinal distribution, co-occurring tree species and structural diversity of the threatened palm Borassus aethiopum (Arecaceae) in Benin, West-Africa. Plant Ecology and Evolution 148 (3): 335–349.
  3. Salako V.K., Azihou A.F., Assogbadjo A.E., Houéhanou T.T., Kassa B.D., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2015. Elephant-induced damage drives spatial isolation of the dioecious palm Borassus aethiopum (Arecaceae) in the Pendjari National Park, Benin. African Journal of Ecology. 54 (1): 9-19.
  4. Sinsin F., Glèlè Kakaï R., Orthmann B., Sinsin B. 2015. Tree-ring: a suitable implement for spatial and temporal fire distribution analysis in savanna woodland and dry forest. Journal of Forestry Research 26(2):435-446.
  5.  Gnonlonfoun I., Glèlè Kakaï R., Salako V.K., Assogbadjo A.E., Ouédraogo A. 2015. Structural analysis of regeneration in tropical dense forest: combined effect of plot and spatial distribution patterns. Acta Botanica Gallica. 162(1):79-87. DOI:10.1080/12538078.2014.984332.
  6.  Tovissodé F.C., Honfo H.S., Salako V.K., Gnanglè C.P., Mensah S., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2015. Population structure of two bamboo species in relation to topographical units in the Republic of Benin (West Africa): implications for sustainable management. Acta Botanica Gallica: Botany Letters 162(1):89-96. DOI:10.1080/12538078.2014.990404.
  7.  Honfo H., Tovissodé F. C., Gnanglè C., Mensah S., Salako V.K., Assogbadjo A.E., Agbangla C., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2015. Traditional Knowledge and Use Value of Bamboo in Southeastern Benin: Implications for sustainable management. Ethnobotany Research and Applications 0(14):139-153.
  8.  Padonou E.A., Bachmann Y., Glèlè Kakaï R., Lykke A.M., Sinsin B 2015. Spatial distribution of bowal and differences in physicochemical characteristics between bowal and woodland soils in Benin, West Africa. CATENA 124(0):45-52.
  9.  Mensah S., Houehanou T.D., Sogbohossou E. A., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2015. Effect of human disturbance and climatic variability on the population structure of Afzelia africana Sm. ex pers. (Fabaceae–Caesalpinioideae) at country broad-scale (Bénin, West Africa). South African Journal of Botany 95(0):165-173.
  10.  Kate S., Hounmenou G.C., Amagnide A., Houndonougbo P.V., Tchobo A., Tente B., Diarra S., Sinsin B. 2015. Changement climatique, mécanisme actuel de prévention et de gestion des conflits entre agriculteurs et éleveurs en zone agro pastorale de production cotonnière au nord Bénin: Cas de la commune de banikoara. African Crop Science Journal 23(1):9-26.
  11.  Houètchégnon T., Gbèmavo D.S.J.C., Ouinsavi C.A.I.N., Sokpon N. 2015. Characterization of Prosopis africanaPopulations (Guill., Perrott., and http://labef-uac.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=97&action=editRich.) Taub in Benin. International Journal of Forestry Research. 2015(2015):0-9.
  12.  Gbemavo C.J., Gandji K., Gnangle C.P., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2015. Variabilité morphologiques et conservation des morphotypes de Jatropha curcas Linn. (Euphoriaceae) au Bénin. Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development-JAEID 109(1):55-69.
  13.  Idohou F.A.R, Assogbadjo A.E., Houéhanou T.D., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., Agbangla C. 2015.Variation in Hyphaene thebaicaMart. fruit: physical characteristics and factors affecting seed germination and seedling growth in Benin (West Africa). Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 90(3):291–296.
  14.  Gbedomon R.C., Fandohan A.B., Salako V.K., Idohou A.F.R., Glèlè Kakaї R., Assogbadjo A.E. 2015. Factors affecting home gardens ownership, diversity and structure: a case study from Benin. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11(56):DOI: 10.1186/s13002-015-0041-3.
  15.  Mensah S., Glèlè Kakaï R., Salako K.V., Ago E.E., Assogbadjo A.E. 2015. Accounting for tree spatial distribution in a comparison of plot sizes and shapes in dense forest and woodland in Benin (West Africa). African journal of ecology. 0(0):DOI: 10.1111/aje.12269.
  16.  Idohou R., Arino H.A., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2015. Knowledge of diversity of wild palms (Arecaceae) in the republic of Benin: finding gaps in the national inventory by combining field and digital accessible knowledge. Biodiversity Informatics 10(0):40-55.
  17.  Akpona T. J. D. Akpona H. A., Djossa B. A. Savi M. K. Dainou K.. Ayihouenou B. Glèlè Kakaï R. 2015. Impact of land use practices on traits and production of Shea butter tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin. Agroforestry systems 0(0):DOI 10.1007/s10457-015-9847-1.
  18.  Agoyi E. E. Padonou E. A., Amoussa W., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2015. Morphological variation, cultivation techniques and management practices of Moringa oleifera in Southern Benin (West Africa). International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural research 6(3):97-105.
  19.  Padonou EA., Assogbadjo AE., Glèlè Kakaï R., Lykke AM., Sinsin B., Axelsen J. 2015. Investigations of on farm seedling productivity of the rare and declining Caesalpinia bonduc in Benin (West Africa) by aid of simulation modelling. International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural research 6(3):116-131.
  20.  Padonou E.A., Ahossou O.D., Okou F.O.Y., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Lykke A. M., Sinsin B. 2015. Impact of climate on seed morphology and plant growth Caesalpinia bonduc L. in West Africa.  International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural research 6(3):86-96.
  21.  Donou Hounsode M., Glèlè Kakaï R., Azihou F., Ouedraogo A. 2015. Efficiency of inventory plots patterns for the estimation of woody vegetation recruits density in a tropical dense forest. African journal of ecology 53(0):355–361.


  1. Azihou A.F., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2014Importance of functional traits and regional species pool in predicting long-distance dispersal in savanna ecosystems. Plant Ecology 215(6):651-660.
  2. Vihotogbé R, Glèlè Kakaï R., Bongers F., Van Andel, B., Van Den Berg R.G., Sinsin B., Sosef M.S.M. 2014Impacts of the diversity of traditional uses and potential economic value on food tree species conservation status: case study of African bush mango trees (Irvingiaceae) in the Dahomey Gap (West Africa). Plant Ecology and Evolution 147(0):109-125.
  3. Odame O.E., Atinuke O.A., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2014ARIMA-Noise Model for A Segmented Intervention Analysis of Maternal Health Policy on Assisted Delivery.. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics 52(1):62-71.
  4. Yêvidé A., Ganglo J.C., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., De Cannière C., Fonton N.H. 2014Growth modeling of short rotation coppice teak (Tectona grandis L.f) stands in Republic of Benin. International Journal of Advance Agricultural Research 2(4):58-66.
  5. Gbemavo D.S.J.C., Gnangle P.C, Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2014Analyse Des Perceptions Locales Et Des Facteurs Déterminant L’utilisation Des Organes Et Des Produits Du Jatropha Curcas Linn. (Euphorbiaceae) Au Bénin. Agronomie Africaine 26(1):69-79.
  6. Gbemavo D.S.J.C., Gnangle P.C, Azontonde A., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2014Modélisation du stock de biomasse et dynamique de séquestration minérale et du carbone de Jatropha curcas L. sous différents types de sol au Bénin.. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 18(1):1-20.
  7. Vitoule E.T., Houéhanou T., Kassa B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Djego J., Sinsin B. 2014Endogenous knowledge and human disturbance impact on abundance of two underutilized wild edible tree species in southern Benin. . QScience Connect 2014(0):15.
  8. Padonou E.A, Kassa B, Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Chakeredza S., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2014Natural variation in fruit characteristics and seed germination of Jatropha curcas in Benin, West Africa. . Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 89(1):69-73.
  9. Idohou R., Fandohan B., Salako V.K., Kassa B., Gbedomon R.C., Yédomonhan H., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., Assogbadjo A.E. 2014Biodiversity conservation in home gardens: traditional knowledge, use patterns and implications for management. International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management 10(2):89-100.
  10. Salako V.K., Fandohan B., Kassa B., Assogbadjo A.E., Idohou F.A.R., Gbedomon R.C., Chakeredza S., Dulllo M.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2014Home gardens: an assessment of their biodiversity and potential contribution to conservation of threatened species and crop wild relatives in Benin. . Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 61(0):313-330.
  11. Baudoin M.A., Cuni Sanchez A., Fandohan B. 2014Small scale farmers’ vulnerability to climatic changes in southern Benin: the importance of farmers’ perceptions of existing institutions. . Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 19(0):1195-1207.
  12. Hounzandji A.P.I., Jonard M., Nys C., Saint-André L., Ponette Q. 2014Improving the robustness of biomass functions: from empirical to functional approaches. Annals of Forest Science 0(0):. DOI: 10.1007/s13595-014-0423-z..
  13. Jonard M., Colmant R., Heylen C., Ysebaert C., Carton C., Picard L., Cassart B., Hounzandji A.P.I., Ponette Q. 2014Impact de boisements résineux sur la séquestration du carbone dans les Andes péruviennes: cas des plantations de Pinus patula dans la coopérative de Granja Porcon (Cajamarca), Pérou. Bois et Forêts des Tropiques 322(4):17-27.
  14. Padonou E.A., Fandohan B., Bachmann Y., Sinsin B. 2014How farmers perceive and cope with bowalization: A case study from West Africa. . Land Use Policy 36(0):461-467.
  15. Vihotogbé R., Houessou L.G., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2014Germination of seeds from earlier fruits of bitter and sweet African bush mango trees. . African Crop Science Journal 22(4):291-301.
  16. Vihotogbé R., van den Berg R.G., Bongers F., Sinsin B., Sosef M.S.M. 2014Does phenology distinguish bitter and sweet African bush mango trees (Irvingia spp., Irvingiaceae)?. Trees 28(0):1777-1791.
  17. Vihotogbé R., Sossa-Vihotogbé C.N.A. and Achigan-Dako G.E. 2014Safety of Botanical Ingredients in Personal Healthcare: Focus on Africa. Novel Plant Bioresources: Applications in Food, Medicine and Cosmetics, First Edition. . Edited by Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 0(0):. DOI: 10.1002/9781118460566.ch28..
  18. Donou Hounsodé M.T., Glèlè Kakaï R., Azihou A.F., Ouédraogo A. 2014Efficiency of inventory plot patterns for the estimation of woody vegetation recruit density in a tropical dense forest in Bénin.. African Journal of Ecology. 10(1111):DOI: 10.1111/aje.12194.


  1. Azihou A.F., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2013Do isolated gallery-forest trees facilitate recruitment of forest seedlings and saplings in savanna?. Acta Oecologica 53(0):11-18.
  2. Azihou A.F., Glèlè Kakaï R., Bellefontaine R., Sinsin B. 2013Distribution of tree species along a gallery forest–savanna gradient:patterns, overlapsand ecological thresholds. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29(1):25-37.
  3. Houeto G., Glèlè Kakaï R., Salako K.V., Assogbadjo A., Fandohan B., Sinsin B., Palm R. 2013Effect of inventory plot patterns in the floristic analysis of tropical woodland and dense forest.. African Journal of Ecology 52(0):257-264.
  4. Salako V.K., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A., Fandohan B., Houinato M., Palm R. 2013Efficiency of inventory plot patterns in quantitative analysis of vegetation: a case studyof tropical woodland and dense forest in Benin.. Southern Forests 75(3):137-143.
  5. Ouédraogo A., Glèlè Kakaï R., Adjima Thiombiano A. 2013Population structure of the widespread species, Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. &Perr. Across the climatic gradient in West Africa semi-arid area . South African Journal of Botany 88(0):286-295.
  6. Kindomihou M.V., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Holou R.A.Y., Sinsin B. 2013Environmentally induced variation in germination percentage and energy of naked caryopses of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) W.D. Clayton ex Launert in subhumid Benin (West Africa).. Advances in Environmental Biology 7(2):320-329.
  7. Azonhe T., Glèlè Kakaï R., Atidégla S., Agbossou K.E. 2013On the Patterns of the Occurrence of Diarrheas in the Southern Benin. Journal of Environmental Protection 4(0):353-360.
  8. Baah P., Adebanji A.R., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2013Optimal Ratio of Continuous to Categorical Variables for the Two Group Location Model. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics 42(12):18-26.
  9. Houéhanou T.D., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T., Houinato M., Sinsin B. 2013How far a protected area contributes to conserve habitat species composition and population structure of endangered African tree species (Benin, West Africa). . Ecological Complexity 13(0):60-68.
  10. Salako V.K., Tinuke A., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2013On the empirical performance of non-metric multidimensional scaling in vegetation studies. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics 36(6):54-67.
  11. Goussanou C.A., Assogbadjo A.E., Gouwakinnou G.N., Glèlè Kakaï R., Chakeredza S., Sinsin B. 2013Biomass, root structure and morphological characteristics of the medicinal Sarcocephalus latifolius (Sm) EA Bruce shrub across different ecologies in Benin. QScience Connect 12(0):. DOI: 10.5339/connect.2013.12.
  12. Gnangle C.P., Gbemavo C., Aïhou K., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sokpon N. 2013Productivity of cotton and sorghum in an agroforestry system of shea trees (Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn) in northern Benin. Natural Science 5(2):207-213.
  13. Idohou R., Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Gouwakinnou G.N., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., Sinsin B., Maxted N. 2013National inventory and prioritization of crop wild relatives: case study for Benin. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 60(0):1337-1352.
  14. Padonou E.A., Kassa B., Assogbadjo A.E., Chakeredza S., Babatoundé B., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2013Differences in germination capacity and seedling growth between different seed morphotypes of Afzelia africana Sm. in Benin (West Africa). Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 88(6):679-684.
  15. Lokonon B.E., Bonou W.N., Kassa B., Azihou A.F., Assogbadjo A., Babatoundé S., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2013Structural and ethnobotanical characterization of velvet tamarind (Dialium guineense willd), a multipurpose tree species. . Agronomie Africaine 25(2):121-131.
  16. Aholoukpe H., Vissoh V.P., Amadji G., Deleporte P., Dubos B., Nodichao L., Glèlè Kakaï R., Chotte J.L., Blavet D. 2013Typologie des plantations villageoises de palmier à huile (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) dans le département du Plateau au Bénin. International Journal of Biological Chemical Sciences 7(3):978-999.
  17. Kassa B.D., Fandohan B., Azihou A.F., Assogbadjo A.E., Oduor A.M.O, Kidjo F.C. Babatoundé S., Liu J., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2013Survey of Loxodonta africana (Elephantidae) caused bark injury on Adansonia digitata (Malavaceae) within Pendjari Biosphere Reserve, Benin. African journal of ecology 52(4):85-394. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12131.
  18. Fandohan B., Gouwakinnou G.N., Fonton N.H., Sinsin., Liu J. 2013Impact des changements climatiques sur la répartition géographique des aires favorables à la culture et à la conservation des fruitiers sous-utilisés: cas du tamarinier. Biotechnology Agronomy Society and Environment 17(3):450-462.
  19. Fonton N.H., Atindogbé G., Akossou A.Y., Missanon B.T., Fadohan B., Lejeune P. 2013Modeling the Distribution of Marketable Timber Products of Private Teak (Tectona grandis Lf) Plantations. . Open Journal of Forestry 3(4):115-121.
  20. Houehanou T.D., Kindomihou V., Stevart T., Tente B., Houinato M., Sinsin B. 2013Variation of Loranthaceae impact on Vitellaria paradoxa CF Gaertn. fruit yield in contrasting habitats and implications for its conservation. Fruits 68(2):109-120.
  21. Dah-Dovonon V. M., Yevide A., Hounmenou G. C., Ganglo J. C. 2013Dynamique des plantations privées de teck (Tectona grandis LF) dans le département de l’Atlantique (sud Bénin): Cas de la Commune de Tori-Bossito. E-Journal of Science & Technology 4(8):31-38.
  22. Vihotogbé R., van den Berg R.G., Sosef M.S.M. 2013Morphological characterization of African bush mango trees (Irvingia species) in West Africa. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 60(0):1597-1614.
  23. Gbesso F.H.G., Tente B.H.A., Gouwakinnou N.G., Sinsin B.A. 2013Influence des changements climatiques sur la distribution géographique de Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don (Sapotaceae) au Benin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical 7(5):2007-2018.


  1. Houehanou T.D., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., Assogbadjo A.E., Kindomihou V., Houinato M., Wittig R.T., Sinsin B. 2012Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology 51(0):358-365.
  2. Djodjouwin L., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2012Effets des sols et du taux de recouvrement sur la morphologie des especes introduites dans les galeries forestières en Zone Soudano–Guinéenne au Bénin. Agronomie Africaine 24(2):101-115.
  3. Djodjouwin L., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2012Croissance Morphologique De Cinq Essences Locales Introduites Dans Les Formations Forestieres Guineennes Et Soudano-Guineennes Au Benin. Agronomie Africaine 24(2):117-127.
  4. Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Vodouhê F.G., Djagoun C.A.M.S., Codjia J.T.C., Sinsin B. 2012Biodiversity and socioeconomic factors supporting farmers’ choice of wild edible trees in the agroforestry systems of Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 14(0):41-49.
  5. Houéhanou T., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A., Kindomihou V., Houinato M., Wittig R., Sinsin B. 2012Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology 51(0):358-365.
  6. Assogbadjo A.E., Chadare F.J., Glèlè Kakaï R., Fandohan B., Baidu-Forson J.J. 2012Variation in biochemical composition of baobab (Adansonia digitata) pulp, leaves and seeds in relation to soil types and tree provenances. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 157(0):94-99.
  7. Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T., Hardy O.J., Gheysen G., Sinsin B. 2012Genetic evidence of the contribution of ethnic migrations to the propagation and persistence of the rare and declining scrambling shrub Caesalpinia bonduc L.. Human Ecology 40(0):117-128.
  8. Gnanglè P.C., Yabi A.J., Yêgbémey R.N., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., Sokpon N. 2012Rentabilité économique des systèmes de production des parcs à Karité dans le contexte de l’adaptation au changement climatique du Nord-Bénin. African Crop Science Journal 20(2):589-602.
  9. Dadjo C., Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B., Van Damme P. 2012Uses and management of black plum (Vitex doniana Sweet) in Southern Benin. Fruits 67(4):239-248.
  10. Gnangle P.C., Egah J., Baco M.N., Gbemavo C.D.S.J., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sokpon N. 2012Perceptions locales du changement climatique et mesures d’adaptation dans la gestion des parcs à karité au Nord-Bénin. . International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 6(1):136-149.
  11. Houéto G., Fandohan B., Ouédraogo A., Ago E., Salako V.K., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2012Floristic and dendrometric analysis of woodlands in the Sudano-Guinean zone: a case study of Belléfoungou forest reserve in Benin. Acta Botanica Gallica 159(4):387-394.
  12. Adjanohoun A., Noumavo P.A., Sikirou R., Allagbe M., Gotoechan-Hodonou H., Dossa K. K., Yehouenou B., Glèlè Kakaï R., Baba-Moussa L. 2012Effets des rhizobactéries PGPR sur le rendement et les teneurs en macroéléments du maïs sur sol ferralitique non dégradé au Sud-Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 6(1):279-288.
  13. Cuni Sanchez A., Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2012A countrywide multi-ethnic assessment of local communities’ perception of climate change in Benin (West Africa). Climate and Development 4(2):114-128.
  14. Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Salako V.K., van Damme P., Sinsin B. 2012Which one comes first, the tamarind or the Macrotermes termitarium?. Acta Botanica Gallica 159(3):345-355.
  15. Fonton N.H., Atindogbe G., Fandohan B., Lejeune P., Ligot G. 2012Structure spatiale des arbres des savanes boisées et forêts claires soudaniennes: implication pour les enrichissements forestiers. Biotechnology Agronomy Society and Environment 16(4):429-440.
  16. Atindogbe G., Fonton H. N., Fandohan B. Lejeune P. 2012Caractérisation des plantations privées de teck (Tectona grandis L.f.) du département de l’Atlantique au Sud-Bénin. . Biotoechnology Agronomy Society and Environment 16(4):441-451.
  17. Avohou H.T., Vodouhe S. R., Dansi A., Bellon M., Kpeki B. 2012Ethnobotanical factors influencing the use and management of wild edible plants in agricultural environments in Benin. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 10(0):571–592.


  1. Glèlè Kakaï R., Akpona T.J.D., Assogbadjo A.E., Gaoué O.G., Chakeredza S., Gnangle P.C., Mensah G.A., Sinsin B. 2011Ecological adaptation of the shea butter tree (Vitellaria paradoxa CF Gaertn.) along climatic gradient in Bénin, West Africa. African Journal of Ecology 49(0):440-449.
  2. Koura K., Ganglo J. C., Assogbadjo A.E., Agbangla C. 2011Ethnic differences in use values and use patterns of Parkia biglobosa in Northern Benin. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, BioMed Central, CABI, Scopus, 7(0):42.
  3. Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Adjallala F.H., Azihou A.F., Vodouhè G.F., Kyndt T., Codjia J.T.C. 2011Ethnic differences in use value and use patterns of the threatened multipurpose scrambling shrub (Caesalpinia bonduc L.) in Benin. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 5(9):1549-1557.
  4. Babatoundé S., Glèlè Kakaï R., Houinato M., Alkoiret G.A., Mensah G.A. 2011Intake and Digestibility of Native and Exotic Grasses Fed Ad libitum to Djallonke Sheep in South Benin. Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology 5(4):513-524.
  5. Djodjouwin L., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2011Influence des voisins sur le développement des espèces locales introduites dans les formations naturelles soudaniennes et guinéennes du Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(4):1403-1413.
  6. Djodjouwin L., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2011Caractérisation structurale des formations naturelles enrichies en essences forestières locales: cas des vertisols de la Lama (Benin). International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(4):1628-1638.
  7. Gnanglè P.C., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Vodounon S., Yabi J., Sokpon N 2011Tendances climatiques passées, modélisation, perceptions et adaptations locales au Bénin. Climatologie 8(0):26-40.
  8. Adjanohoun A., Baba-Moussa L., Glèlè Kakaï R., Allagbe M., Yehouenou B., Gotoechan-Hodonou H., Sikirou R., Sessou P., Sohounhloue C.K.D. 2011Caractérisation des rhizobactéries potentiellement promotrices de la croissance végétative du maïs dans différents agrosystèmes du Sud-Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2):433-444.
  9. Djogbénou C. P., Arouna O., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2011Analyse des perceptions locales des aménagements forestiers participatifs au Bénin. VertigO – la revue électronique en sciences de l’environnement 11(1):. DOI: 10.4000/vertigo.10893.
  10. Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T., Sinsin B. 2011Quantitative morphological descriptors confirm traditionally classified morphotypes of Tamarindus indica L. fruits. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 58(0):299-309.
  11. Houehanou T.D., Assogbadjo A. E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Houinato M., Sinsin B. 2011.Valuation of local preferred uses and traditional ecological knowledge in relation to three multipurpose tree species in Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 13(0):554-562.
  12. Yêvidé A.S.I., Ganglo J.C., Glèlè Kakaï R., De Cannière C. 2011Effet de la densité, de l’âge et des groupements végétaux de sous-bois sur la vigueur des plantations privées de teck (Tectona grandis Lf) gérées en régime de taillis au sud-Bénin (Afrique de l’Ouest). International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(3):1215-1231.
  13. Atidegla S.C., Agbossou E. K., Huat J., Glèlè Kakaï R. 2011Contamination métallique des légumes des périmètres maraîchers urbains et péri urbains: Cas de la commune de Grand–Popo au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(6):2351-2361.
  14. Natta A.K., Yedomonhan H., Zoumarou-Wallis N, Houndehin J., Ewèdjè E.B.K., Glèlè Kakaï R.L. 2011Typologie et structure des populations naturelles de Pentadesma butyracea dans la zone soudano-guinéenne du Bénin. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 15(2):137-152.
  15. Adjanohoun A., Allagbe M., Noumavo P.A., Gotoechan-Hodonou H., Sikirou R., Dossa K.K., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kotchoni S.O., Baba-Moussa L. 2011Effects of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on field grown maize. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 11(3):1457-1465..
  16. Adjanohoun A., Allagbé M., Gotoechan-Hodonou H., Dossa K.K., Aguégué R., Adeyemi J., Bossou M., Babio S., Baba-Moussa L., Glèlè-Kakaï R.L. 2011Evaluation des effets des rhizobactéries promotrices de la croissance végétative sur la croissance du maïs en condition de serre au Sud-Bénin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin 70(0):60-66.
  17. Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Edon S., Kyndt T., Sinsin B. 2011Natural variation in fruit characteristics, seed germination and seedling growth of Adansonia digitata L. in Benin. New Forests 41(0):113-125.
  18. Avohou T.H., Houehounha R., Glele-Kakai R., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2011Firewood yield and profitability of a traditional Daniellia oliveri short-rotation coppice on fallow lands in Benin. Biomass and Bioenergy 35(0):562-571.
  19. Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2011Geographical distribution, tree density and fruit production of Tamarindus indica L. (Fabaceae) across three ecological regions in Benin. Fruits 66(1):53-62.
  20. Moukoumbi Y.D., Sie M., Vodouhe R., Bonou W. Toulou B., Ahanchede A. 2011Screening of rice varieties for their weed competitiveness. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6(24):5446-5456.
  21. Avocèvou-Ayisso C., Avohou T.H., Oumorou M., Dossou G., Sinsin B. 2011Ethnobotany of Pentadesma butyracea in Benin: A quantitative approach. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 9(0):151-166.
  22. Avohou H.T, Sinsin B. 2011The effects of Topographic factors on aboveground biomass production of grasslands in the Atacora Mountains in northwestern Benin. Mountain Research and Development 29(3):250-254.
  23. Gouwakinnou G.N., Lykke A. M., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2011Local knowledge, pattern and diversity of use of Sclerocarya birrea. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 7(0):8.
  24. Gouwakinnou G.N., Lykke A.M., Djossa B.A., Sinsin B. 2011Folk perception of sexual dimorphism, sex ratio, and spatial repartition: implications for population dynamics of Sclerocarya birrea [(A. Rich) Hochst] populations in Benin, West Africa. Agroforestry Systems 82(0):25-35.
  25. Collet C., Fournier M., Ningre F., Hounzandji A.P.I., Constant T. 2011Growth and posture control strategies in Fagus sylvatica and Acer pseudoplatanus saplings in response to canopy disturbance. Annals of Botany 107(8):1345-1353. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr058.
  26. Gouwakinnou G.N., Assogbadjo A. E., Lykke A.M., Sinsin B. 2011Phenotypic variations in fruits and selection potential in Sclerocarya birrea subsp. birrea. Scientia Horticulturae 129(4):777-783.
  27. Houehanou T.D., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2011Effectiveness of conservation areas in protecting shea trees against hemiparasitic plants (Loranthaceae) in Benin, West Africa. Plant Ecology and Evolution 144(3):267–274..


  1. Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2010Effectiveness of a protected areas network in the conservation of Tamarindus indica (Leguminosea–Caesalpinioideae) in Benin. African Journal of Ecology 49(0):40-50.
  2. Oumorou M., Sinandouwirou T., Kiki M., Glèlè Kakaï R., Mensah G., Sinsin B. 2010Disturbance and population structure of Vitex doniana Sw. in northern Benin, West Africa. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 4(3):624-632.
  3. Ndjiondjop M.N., Manneh B., Cissoko M., Drame N.K., Glèlè Kakaï R., Bocco R., Baimey H., Wopereis M. 2010Drought resistance in an interspecific backcross population of rice (Oryza spp.) derived from the cross WAB56-104 (O. sativa) × CG14 (O. glaberrima). Plant Sciences 179(0):364-373.
  4. Dagbenonbakin G.D., Agbangba E.C., Glèlè Kakaï R., Goldbach H. 2010Preliminary diagnosis of the nutrient status of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L) in Benin (West Africa). Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin 64(0):32-45.
  5. Glèlè Kakaï R., Pelz D.R. 2010Asymptotic Error Rate of Linear, Quadratic and Logistic Rules in Multi-Group Discriminant Analysis. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics 18(10):69-81.
  6. Glèlè Kakaï R., Pelz D.R., Palm R. 2010On the efficiency of the linear classification rule in multi-group discriminant analysis. African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research 3(1):19-25.
  7. Fandohan A.B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B., Van Damme P. 2010Conservation genetics of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in the parklands agroforestry systems of Benin (West Africa). Fruits 65(1):11-19.
  8. Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B., Pelz D.R. 2010Structure of Anogeissus leiocarpa Guill., Perr. natural stands in relation to anthropogenic pressure within Wari‐Maro Forest Reserve in Benin. African Journal of Ecology 48(3):644–653.
  9. Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A. E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T., De Caluwé E., Codjia J. T. C., Sinsin B. 2010Women’s traditional knowledge, use value, and the contribution of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) to rural households’ cash income in Benin. Economic botany 64(3):248-259.
  10. Djagoun C.A.M.S., Glèlè Kakaï R., Konnon D-D., Sèwadé C., Kouton M., Bonou W., Gouwakinnou G., Fandohan B. 2010Potentiel des Ressources Végétales Forestières Alimentaires et Médicinales de la Forêt Classée de l’Ouémé Supérieur et N’Dali au Nord Bénin. Fruit, Vegetable and Cereal Science and Biotechnology 4(1):47-54.
  11. Gbèmavo D.S.J.C., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Katary A., Gnanglè P. 2010Effet de l’ombrage du karité sur le rendement capsulaire du coton dans les agroécosystèmes coton-karité du Nord Bénin. Tropicultura 28(4):193-199.
  12. Djogbénou P., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2010Comparative analyses of stakeholders’ perceptions of participatory forest management success in Benin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 2(12):395-404.
  13. Gnanglè P.C., Glèlè Kakaï R., Oumorou M., N’djolosse K., Bonou W., Sokpon N. 2010Tests de croissance de jeunes plants de néré (Parkia biglobosa, Jack, R. Br) en pépinière. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 4(6):1939-1952.
  14. Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2010Provenance variation in seed morphometric traits, germination and early seedling growth performances of Tamarindus indica L.. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 4(4):1102-1109.
  15. Houehounha R., Avohou H.T., Gaoue O.G., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2010Weed removal improves coppice growth of Daniellia oliveri and its use as fuelwood in traditional fallows in Benin. Agroforestry Systems 78(2):115–125.


  1. Avohou H.T., Sinsin B. 2009The effects of Topographic factors on aboveground biomass production of grasslands in the Atacora Mountains in northwestern Benin. Mountain Research and Development 29(3):250-254.
  2. Akpona H.A., Akpona J. D.T., Awokou S.K., Yemoa A., Dossa L.O.S. N. 2009Inventory, folk classification and pharmacological properties of plant species used as chewing stick in Benin Republic. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 3(5):382-389.
  3. Gouwakinnou G.N., Kindomihou V., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2009Population structure and abundance of Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich) Hochst subsp. birrea in two contrasting land-use systems in Benin. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 1(6):194-201.
  4. Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. 2009Structure spatiale et régénération naturelle de Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir en zone soudanienne au Bénin. Revue ivoirienne des sciences et technologies 13(0):199-212.
  5. Akpona J.D., Glèlè Kakaï R., Akpona H. 2009Ethnobotanique et structure des peuplements d’espèces de brosse végétale au Sudet au Centre du Bénin. Bulletin de la recherche agricole du Bénin 63(0):1-12.
  6. Sounon M., Glèlè Kakaï R., Avakoudjo J., Sinsin B. 2009Tests de germination et de croissance de Artemisia annua L. anamed sur différents substrats au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3(2):337-346.
  7. Glèlè Kakaï R., Pelz D.R., Palm R. 2009Relative efficiency of non-parametric error rate estimators in multi-group linear discriminant analysis . African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research 2(10):218-224.
  8. Assogbadjo A.E., Amadji G., Glèlè Kakaï R., Mama A., Sinsin B. 2009Evaluation écologique et ethnobotanique de Jatropha curcas L. au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3(5):1065-1077.
  9. Hessou C., Glèlè Kakaï. R., Assogbadjo A.E., Odjo T., Sinsin B. 2009Test de germination des graines de Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3(2):310-317.
  10. Glèlè Kakaï R., Palm. R. 2009Empirical comparison of error rate-estimators in logistic discriminant analysis. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 79(2):111-120.
  11. Bonou W.,Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Fonton H.N., Sinsin B. 2009Characterisation of Afzelia africana Sm. habitat in the Lama forest reserve of Benin. Forest Ecology and Management 258(7):1084-1092.
  12. Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. 2009Structural description of two Isoberlinia dominated vegetation types in the Wari-Maro Forest Reserve (Benin). South African Journal of Botany 75(1):43-51.
  13. Rodenburg J., Saito K., Glèlè Kakaï R., Touré A., Mariko M., Kiepe P. 2009Weed competitiveness of the lowland rice varieties of NERICA in the southern Guinea Savanna. Field Crop Research 114(3):411–418.
  14. KYNDT, T., ASSOGBADJO A.E., HARDY, O.J., GLÈLÈ KAKAÏ R., SINSIN B., VAN DAMME P., GHEYSEN G. 2009Spatial genetic structuring of baobab (Adansonia digitata L., Malvaceae) in the traditional agroforestry systems of West Africa.. American Journal of Botany 96(5):950-957.
  15. DJOGBENOU C. P., AROUNA O., GLELE KAKAÏ R., SINSIN B. 2009Analyse des indicateurs de participation des populations locales à l’aménagement forestier au Bénin.. Bulletin de la recherche agricole du Benin 62(0):1-13.