Classification Term:23

West-Central Tropical Africa


Revision of Pauridiantha (Rubiaceae) and its allies from Continental Africa.
Revision of the genus Pauridiantha (Rubiaceae): a multidisciplinary approach.
Taxonomic-systematic research of the genus Lactarius (Basidiomycetes, Fungi) in Europe, tropical Africa, Asia and Australia.
Estimating population parameters in endangered afrotropical birds using temporal genetic samples. (BIRDGENOTEMP)
Valorisation of museum collection databases for biodiversity research
Evaluating the effect of Pleistocene climate changes on speciation patterns in selected African vertebrates
Fish biodiversity in the coastal zone: a case study on the genetic diversity, conservation and sustainable use in aquaculture and fisheries of black-chinned tilapia in West Africa
The inselberg flora of Atlantic Central Africa: vegetation description, ecology,  biogeography and phylogenetic structure.
Biosystematic study of tropical Rubiaceae with a focus on the tribes Pavetteae and Ixoreae and on Malagasy representatives of the family
Preparation of identification keys to African spider genera
West-African Bufonidae (Anura, Amphibia)
Revision of the genera Coffea and Psilanthus (Rubiaceae) for Central and West Africa
Preparation of identification keys to African spider families and subfamilies
Systematics and phylogeny of Neotropical and Afrotropical Cryptobiina (Paederinae, Staphylinidae, Coleoptera, Insecta)
Morphometric and genetic characterization of natural populations and cultured strains of species used in fish culture in West Africa
Systematic revision of the African spiny-eels (Mastacembelidae, Pisces)
Ecology of the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis (Palmae)
Biochemical systematics, phylogenetics and phylogeography of African small mammals: shrews (Soricidae, Insectivora) and murids (Muridae, Rodentia)
Long-term dynamics of shallow aquatic ecosystems in tropical Africa
Systematics, taxonomy and biometry of Cephalophus (Artiodactyla, Mammalia)
Genetic diversity of fungal phytopathogens
Study on the diversity and resilience of canopy spiders in Afrotropical rainforests
Study of the genetic variation, spatial organisation of genetic diversity and gene flow of an African tropical tree Pericopsis elata (Fabaceae)
Action-2 Project “The spider fauna in the canopies of forests northwards and southwards from the central African rainforests: a study of biodiversity gradients”
Analyse des structures spatiales des données de distribution phytogéographiques des Acanthaceae en Afrique centrale


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