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Small-scale farmers in the banana-coffee agro-zone of Central Uganda plant and maintain trees to provide a range of benefits. However, the impact of trees on soil fertility and crop yields is small. On many farms, trees exist in infinite numbers, compositions, with no proper spacing, sequencing and ...

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Ssebulime, G.; Nyombi, K.; Kagezi, G. H.; Mpiira, S.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, W. K.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, E. B.; Staver, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 13154-13170
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This study aimed to analyze the diameter structure of the stand and of five species of highest importance value (IV) for a Caatinga area located in the municipality of Floresta, state of Pernambuco, Brazil. 40 sample units of 400 m2 each, systematically allocated, were used. All shrub-tree...

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Lima, R. B. de; Ferreira, R. L. C.; Silva, J. A. A. da; Alves Júnior, F. T.; Oliveira, C. P. de; Silva, G. F. da
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Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Floresta, 2018, 48, 1, pp 133-142
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Acacia crassicarpa is a tropical forestry species that is increasingly being planted in South-East Asia. Using next-generation sequencing, we developed 12 nuclear microsatellite markers for A. crassicarpa and optimised them for assay in three multiplex sets. We tested the 12 loci on 34 A....

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McKinnon, G. E.; Larcombe, M. J.; Griffin, A. R.; Vaillancourt, R. E.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 2, pp 252-258
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Objective: To investigate the effects of different moisture contents and additives on ensiling fermentation qualities of Neolamarckia cadamba leaves. Method: The N. cadamba leaves were used as raw materials, and air-cured until the moisture contents (w) were 80% and 70% respectively. The ensiling...

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Wang Yi; Wang XueKai; Zhou Wei; Yang FuYu; Zhang Qing; Chen XiaoYang
Publisher
South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
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Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2018, 39, 4, pp 80-86
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The welfare level of farmer in rural Sumbawa was steadily low although the potency of natural resources at their vicinity was high. This paper determines the consumption behaviour as well as the welfare level of farmer households in rural Sumbawa, Indonesia. The household size, years of education,...

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Achmad, B.; Diniyati, D.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2018, 5, 1, pp 69-80
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Pilu (Salvadora oleoides Decne.) is a shrub or a small tree indigenous to southeast of Iran and is known as a multipurpose species for forage production, soil protection and medicinal value, which altogether reveal its importance in forestry and reforestation projects in warm and arid areas. The...

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Achak, M. Y.; Keneshlo, H.; Darroudi, H.; Zehi, J. M.; Sahour, H.
Publisher
Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Forest and Poplar Research, 2018, 26, 1, pp Pe60-Pe68, En69
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Objective: AGPase gene can influence the synthesis and metabolism of starch so as to regulate the intumescentia and development of lily bulb. Studying the down-regulation of AGPase gene through construction of RNAi vector interfering with AGPase gene for genetic transformation can provide more...

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Zhang JinZhong; Sun JiaMan; Li ChaoSheng; Liu TingYan; Fan YanPing
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
Citation
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 6, pp 1097-1103
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Objective: Evaluating the soil fertility of different forests by a variety of evaluation methods, analyzing the influences as well as differences and similarities of these evaluation methods on soil fertility comprehensive evaluation and providing a theoretical basis for forest soil nutrient...

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Feng JiaYi; Chu ShuangShuang; Wang Jing; Wu DaoMing; Mo QiFeng; Zeng ShuCai
Publisher
South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2018, 39, 3, pp 73-81
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Cinnamon is a cross pollinated species and seed propagation has resulted in development of considerable variability in growth, yield and quality among the populations. Air layering has been considered as one of the efficient methods of multiplication in cinnamon. However, the success of layering...

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Waman, A. A.; Bohra, P.
Publisher
Indian Society for Spices, Calicut, India
Citation
Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops, 2018, 27, 1, pp 71-73
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Seedborne fungi are among the main causes of low productivity of forestery nursery in the world. This study was carried out with the objective to contribute to improving the productivity of Lophira alata in Cameroon through the knowledge of seedborne fungi and diseases affecting the germination and ...

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Djeugap, J. F.; Abangawoh, H.; Tieche, B.; Dongmo, N. L.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences, 2018, 7, 1, pp 7-12

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