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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....

Author(s)
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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This study explored how soil nutrients are affected by the monoculture Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) plantation and natural broadleaved forest. A total of 11 different age classes of Chinese fir at four rotations were investigated. Five quadrats were selected in each age class in which...

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Selvalakshmi, S.; Vasu, D.; Zhijun, H.; Guo, F.; Ma, X. Q.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 2, pp 242-251
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Soil CO2 efflux in mature plots of Gmelina arborea and Swietenia macrophylla (exotic broad-leaved trees) and Pinus caribaea (exotic conifer) was measured monthly in relation to soil temperature, air temperature and relative humidity from January till March 2016. Soil bulk density, pH, total C,...

Author(s)
Cindy, U. S.; Hazandy, A. H.; Ahmad-Ainuddin, N.; Mohd-Kamil, I.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 2, pp 207-215
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The effectiveness of rubberwood modified with acetic, propionic and butyric anhydrides against white rot Trametes versicolor was investigated. Specimens measuring 5 mm × 20 mm × 20 mm (l × w × t) underwent a Soxhlet extraction with toluene/methanol/acetone (4:1:1 by volume) for 8 h, and then...

Author(s)
Hisham, H. N.; Nuraishah, H.; Fitri-Yazid, Z.; Paridah, M. T.; Salmiah, U.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 2, pp 163-174
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Aim of study: In this study, natural durability of some domestic and foreign wood species against Hylotrupes bajulus and Anobium punctatum larvae were tested on laboratory scale Area of study: This study was conducted at Department of Forest Products Engineering in Duzce University, Turkey and...

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Yalçın, M.; Tașçioğlu, C.; Plarre, R.; Akçay, Ç.; Busweiler, S.
Publisher
Kastamonu University Forestry Faculty, Kastamonu, Turkey
Citation
Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2018, 18, 1, pp 83-91
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Machining properties of Acacia mangium × A. auriculiformis hybrid wood was evaluated in this study. Sawing, planing and boring tests were conducted to assess the machining properties of Acacia hybrid wood obtained from two different study sites, namely, mature natural regeneration and...

Author(s)
Paiman, B.; Lee, S. H.; Zaidon, A.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 1, pp 135-142
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Dendrocalamus asper is a thick-walled bamboo species widely used for edible shoots, chop sticks, rural housing, structural and building construction, ornamental and ecotourism purposes in Malaysia. However, due to the declination of timber production, increasing human population and their ever...

Author(s)
Hossain, M. A.; Kumar, S. M.; Seca, G.; Maheran, A. A.; Nor-Aini, A. S.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 1, pp 82-88
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Gonystylus bancanus (Miquel) Kurz is one of the most valuable timber species in tropical peat swamp forest. Its timber is widely used for furniture, decorative cabinets and interior decoration. Due to its higher demand, G. bancanus continues to be harvested which leads to its disappearance in the...

Author(s)
Akeng Grippin; Ab Shukor, N. A.; Mahmud Nor Akhirrudin; Abdul Hamid Hazandy; Muniandy Sures Kumar; Parlan Ismail
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 64, 1, pp 1-8
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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...

Author(s)
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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Mango industry is significant to the economy of Fiji. Even though mango being recorded as scattered plants in agricultural census 2009, these scattered plants form the basis of the mango industry. The industry consists of various supply chain evolved in Fiji. These supply chains are driven by...

Author(s)
Chand, A.; Kumar, S.
Publisher
International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings, International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF2017), "Food Security amidst a Changing Climate: Towards a Sustainable and Resilient Tropical Fruit Industry", 23-25 October 2017, Nadi, Fiji, 2018, pp 131-137

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