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The implementation of Integrated Social Forestry (ISF) program involved huge investments from the government and donor agencies. Considering these investments, is ISF program effective enough in attaining its objectives? In view of this question, an in-depth analysis of the Panian ISFP model site...

Author(s)
Orias, A. B.; Bande, M. M.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2018, 9, 1, pp 7-13
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This article described and analyzed the tree and shrub species composition of homegardens in a rural community in Eastern Amazon, Brazil. Data were collected from 30 homegardens stratified into two groups of 15: homegardens of northeastern and homegardens of peasants from South Brazil, based on...

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Garcia, B. N. R.; Vieira, T. A.; Oliveira, F. de A.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Floresta, 2017, 47, 4, pp 543-551
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The northeastern Brazilian region comprises 1.56 million km2, of which the semi-arid occupies 0.98 million, with 0.58 million rest occupied by the Meio Norte, Mata and Agreste Zone. Savanna areas are found in the Northeast in the states of Maranhão, Piauí and Bahia, which together with part of the...

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Rangel, J. H. de A.; Muniz, E. N.; Moraes, S. A. de; Souza, S. F. de; Amaral, A. J. do; Pimentel, J. C. M.
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CRMV-PE, Zumbi, Brazil
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Ciência Veterinária nos Trópicos, 2016, 19, 3, pp 75-84
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Research to develop and evaluate pest management tactics requires meaningful measurements of populations of pests and/or beneficial organisms for accurate and precise estimation. Sample size and number of samples corresponding to fixed levels of precision varies with the population levels of...

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Kityo, R.; Cugala, D.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 451-457
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Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean which enjoys tropical climate most of the year round with minimal extremes. Agriculture is identified as the foundation of Fiji's economy. Horticulture is one of the largest growing sub-sectors of agriculture and holds potential for...

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Nath, P.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Progressive Horticulture, 2014, 46, 2, pp 175-183
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Countries in Southeast Asia have been producing bioenergy since 2005. With the exception of bioethanol production in Thailand, most initiatives responded to rising crude oil prices and the increasing domestic fuel subsidies. This paper reviews the development of the bioenergy sector in Indonesia,...

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Dermawan, A.; Obidzinski, K.; Komarudin, H.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2012, No.94, pp v + 22 pp.
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Field trials were conducted at several sites in St. Lucia with the aim of investigating the efficacy of four readily available chemicals (GC-Mite, Kumulus, Lime Sulphur and Safe Oil) in the control of the Red Palm Mite (Raoiella indica Hirst). The trials were conucted from mid 2007 to the end of...

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Mathurin, G.; George, G.; Lauckner, B.
Publisher
Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Citation
CARDI Review, 2010, No.10, pp 12-19
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This paper presents the results of studies conducted to compare the efficiency of 4 embryo culture protocols (PCA, UPLB, CPCRI and IRD) in promoting coconut germplasm collection, conservation and exchange in Indonesia. Results on the response of different coconut cultivars to the various in vitro...

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Nurhaini Mashud
Publisher
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), Rome, Italy
Citation
Coconut embryo in vitro culture: part II. Proceedings of second international on embryo culture workshop, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, 14-17 March 2000, 2002, pp 80

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