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Soil CO2 efflux, in relation with chronosequence at oil palm and rubber plantations, was measured monthly, each with both 6- and 22-year-old stands. Other environmental factors such as soil temperature and relative humidity (RH), as well as soil properties, were also measured at 0-30 cm depth. Soil ...

Author(s)
Sigau, C. U.; Hamid, H. A.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 3, pp 1217-1231
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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
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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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Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.), native to Eastern Africa, is now naturalised in Asia, and Central and South America. Thus, it has become an economically important species not only in Africa, but also in Asia and America to address food, nutrition, economic and climate change insecurities. Tamarind ...

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Joshi, R. C.; David, B. V.
Publisher
Tropical Agriculture Association, Newton Stewart, UK
Citation
Agriculture for Development, 2018, No.35, pp 52-63
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Jatropha curcas L., popularly known as the physic nut, is a monoecious, perennial lactiferous species belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. Recently, interest in this species has been growing, due to its ability to flourish on degraded land and in soils with low natural fertility, the high oil...

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Pereira, I. R.; D'Abadia, P. L.; Prado, A. D. L. do; Matos, F. S.; Nabout, J. C.; Gonçalves, P. J.; Almeida, L. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
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Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 1, pp 7-17
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Agroforestry systems have been considered options for sustainable intensification of agricultural production, especially in regions with tropical climate and sandy soils. The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of soybean crops in agroforestry systems with Eucalyptus urograndis...

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Balbinot Junior, A. A.; Franchini, J. C.; Debiasi, H.; Mandarino, J. M. G.; Sichieri, F.
Publisher
Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Santa Catarina, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Ciências Agroveterinárias, 2018, 17, 4, pp 556-563
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While chemical constituents in agarwood produced by Aquilaria sp. are widely recognised for its fragrance and pharmaceutical properties, not much is known about the potential of the leaf or its toxicity effects to human. As an alternate source for income generation, the green leaves are commonly...

Author(s)
Adam, A. Z.; Tajuddin, S. N.; Sudmoon, R.; Chaveerach, A.; Abdullah, U. H.; Mahat, M. N.; Mohamed, R.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 3, pp 342-353
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As a theoretical basis for improvement of Eucalyptus urophylla in China, the genetic diversity and structure for advanced generation breeding populations were evaluated, and the changes of genetic diversity between improved generation and their parental generation were compared. The genotyping was...

Author(s)
Lu, W. H.; Qi, J.; Lan, J.; Luo, J. Z.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 3, pp 320-329
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Six forest stands of 59, 34 and 24 year-old Pinus massoniana forests and their mixed forests were selected at the Experimental Center of Tropical Forestry of Chinese Academy of Forestry, and 20 m × 0 m plot was set up and soil samples were taken from 0-60 cm soil layers, to analyze the changes of...

Author(s)
Hao ZhongMing; Wu ShuiRong; Qin Lin; Tan Ling; Guo WenFu
Publisher
Journal Board of Asian Agricultural Research, Cranston, USA
Citation
Asian Agricultural Research, 2018, 10, 8, pp 53-57

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