Agrobiodiversidad En La Comunidad Joyagshi, Chunchi-Ecuador

Edmundo Danilo Guilcapi Pacheco, Christiam Paúl Aguirre Merino, Danny Daniel Castillo Vizuete, Leidy Estefanía Álvarez Molina, Gabriela Natalí Fonseca Romero


Ecuador is one of the most biologically rich countries in the world. It is considered as a mega diverse country, meaning that it has the most varied life forms expressed in its flora, fauna, microorganisms, genetic diversity and a variety of ecosystems, which are formed thanks to the particular geographical conditions of location, relief and climate. According to the territorial location, Llagos is the last parish of the province of Chimborazo, it belongs to the Chunchi canton and is made up of 11 communities, is based largely on an irregular terrain of extreme slope in certain sectors, is rich in biodiversity of Flora and fauna. Joyagshi is one of the communities of the parish, which is made up of plains, plateaus and few hills. Thus, from the identification of the flora inventory of the Joyagshi community and in addition to the morphological and taxonomic identification of the plants, a study of agrobiodiversity in the community was elaborated. In conclusion, 44 species of flora of the community of Joyagshi were inventoried in a total of 170 hectares, which are destined for diverse purposes like: pastures, fodder, crops, and natural forests.

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