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This paper proposes an overview of the development of oil palm production in Indonesia combining two levels: (i) a national and historical perspective of the development of the sector; (ii) a regional approach considering two contrasting provinces, Riau and Jambi. Starting with colonial times, the...

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Baudoin, A.; Bosc, P. M.; Bessou, C.; Levang, P.
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
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CIFOR Occasional Paper, 2017, No.219, pp v + 75 pp.
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Haque, M. S.
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Indian Ecological Society, College of Agriculture, Ludhiana, India
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Natural Resource Management: Ecological Perspectives, Volume 1 & 2. Proceedings of the Indian Ecological Society International Conference, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, India, 18-20 February 2016, 2016, pp 445-446
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This paper describes the innovation process surrounding the development of strategies for sustainable management of Prosopis spp. in Baringo County of Kenya over a 10-year period. The findings are from an assessment made under the JOint Learning in Innovation Systems in African Agriculture...

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Chengole, J. M.; Welimo, M.; Belmin, R.; Ng'ang'a, T.; Kamau, G.
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French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), Montpellier, France
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Innovation in smallholder farming in Africa: recent advances and recommendations. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Agricultural Innovation Systems in Africa (AISA), Nairobi, Kenya, 29-31 May 2013, 2014, pp 75-78
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The knowledge of forest development after disturbances, particularly anthropogenic disturbances, is of major importance for forest management. Many areas of mountain forests in Europe have been affected by human activities such as felling and livestock grazing in the past and then left for natural...

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Bednařík, J.; Čada, V.; Matějka, K.
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Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
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Journal of Forest Science, 2014, 60, 8, pp 336-348
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Hyrcania is a productive region near the southern coast of Caspian Sea. Her forests are mostly uneven-aged beach-dominated hardwood mixtures. There is increasing willingness to treat these forests without clear-felling, following the ideas of continuous cover management. However, lack of growth and ...

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Bayat, M.; Namiranian, M.; Zobeiri, M.; Omid, M.; Pukkala, T.
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Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
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Iranian Journal of Forest and Poplar Research, 2014, 22, 1, pp Pe39-Pe49, En50
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Trees are an important feature of urban ecosystems and provide different environmental and socio-economic benefits. Different habitats (roadsides, parks, streets, institutes, graveyards) in Sahiwal, a city in central Punjab, Pakistan were surveyed for the assessment of abundance, diversity and...

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Akbar, K. F.; Ashraf, I.; Shakoor, S.
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Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
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JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2014, 24, 6, pp 1636-1642
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The assessment of species diversity is crucial since it represents a fundamental property of ecological communities and provides a tool to compare assemblages in time and space, independently from species identities. This research investigation was carried out to assess biodiversity of woody plants ...

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Etefa Guyassa; Raj, A. J.
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Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
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International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 4, pp 829-844
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Forest structure is influenced by natural processes and human interventions. For proper forest management, some tools are required to study changes made at forest structure. In this study, to investigate changes made at structure of intact and natural forest of Kelardast area of Caspian Forests of...

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Alijani, V.; Sagheb-Talebi, K.; Akhavan, R.
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Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
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Iranian Journal of Forest and Poplar Research, 2013, 21, 3, pp 396-410
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The study solves the problems with creation of multifunctional forest using the example of windbreak system establishment and completing. The requirements of eight interest groups from local residents are collected and individual tree species are evaluated according to their ability to fulfill the...

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Salek, L.; Tipmann, L.; Psotova, H.
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Kastamonu University Forestry Faculty, Kastamonu, Turkey
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Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2012, 12, 2, pp 270-277
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These proceedings contain 12 papers which cover various topics in the fields of forestry science. Topics included in the paper are forest management, species trials, mangroves, plant anatomy and morphology, agroforestry systems, soil properties, wood preservation and wood properties.

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Myanmar Academy of Agricultural, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Sciences, Yangon, Myanmar
Citation
Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference (Forestry Sciences), Yangon, Myanmar, 7-9 January, 2005 , 2005, pp 475 pp.

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