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This study describes the establishment of a compatible volume estimation model for Acacia mangium Willd on the basis of 279 felled sample trees collected from the A. mangium plantation stands in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The model comprises of a total volume model and a stem taper model, which is...

Author(s)
Krisnawati, H.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2016, 3, 1, pp 49-64
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Based on a survey about perceptions of industrial tree plantations of 606 respondents living in the vicinity of such plantations over three Indonesian islands, a clear divide was recorded, with evidence of more negative perceptions around acacia (pulp and paper) plantations in Sumatra and...

Author(s)
Pirard, R.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Infobrief, 2016, No.152, pp 4 pp.
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Industrial timber plantations are controversial in many parts of the world. Indonesia provides an interesting case study, with its history of conflicts over land use and current ambitions for plantation expansion. This study investigated perceived impacts of plantations on nearby rural populations. ...

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Pirard, R.; Petit, H.; Baral, H.; Achdiawan, R.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Occasional Paper, 2016, No.149, pp vii + 31 pp.
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This paper identifies the plant species used traditionally by Karo people in North Sumatra, to cure diabetes, analyses the cultural significance index of those plants for the Karo, and clarifies phytochemical contents of the plants. Data were collected using survey method from selected respondents...

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Situmorang, R. O. P.; Harianja, A. H.; Silalahi, J.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2015, 2, 2, pp 121-130
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Following the results of the comprehensive tree improvement programs for Acacia mangium, it is necessary to estimate the real amount of genetic improvement and to develop an improved seed deployment strategy. This study was aimed to verify realized genetic gain on stand volume productivity attained ...

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Nirsatmanto, A.; Setyaji, T.; Wahyuningtyas, R. S.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2014, 1, 1, pp 21-32
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Development of Timber Estates (HTI) is a government program to address lack of wood supply as raw material for forest industry. Monitoring and evaluation of economic and production of HTI need to be done. One important factor is evaluation of site quality which reflecting the production level. This ...

Author(s)
Sadono, R.; Aritonang, S. A.; Santosa, A. B.; Rachman, I.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2014, 8, 6, pp 35-42
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This paper reports the effect of slash management on productivity of a second rotation Acacia mangium plantation in Riau province, Sumatra, Indonesia after five years. The site was affected by a root rot disease and an opportunistic investigation was carried out to understand the impact of this...

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Siregar, S. T. H.; Nurwahyudi; Mulawarman
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Site management and productivity in tropical plantation forests: Proceedings of workshops in Piracicaba (Brazil), 22-26 November 2004 and Bogor (Indonesia), 6-9 November 2006, 2008, pp 93-106
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Surface mining activities can change drastically the ecosystem of the outer-layer of the earth. The remaining disturbed soils (mine spoils) are bare, susceptible to erosion, and unfavorable for plant growth. Based on findings from 5 years of research on mine-soil reclamation in Bengkulu, the...

Author(s)
Suhartoyo, H.; Munawar, A.
Publisher
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Citation
International Conference on In situ and Ex situ Conservation of Commercial Tropical Trees, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 11-13 June 2001, 2001, pp 1-6

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