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Soil organic carbon (SOC) contents of 562 Taiwan non-calcareous forest soil samples were determined by the Walkley-Black (WB) method and an elemental analyzer. The data analyzed by the elemental analyzer were taken as the standard, to obtain the SOC recovery rate by the WB method in 7 forest types...

Author(s)
Duh ChinTzer; Huang ChuMei
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 259-265
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A network of video cameras was used to monitor a parasitic plant, Mitrastemon kanehirai, for 24 h a day with every 30 min per image from the beginning of scale-leaf development, to the flower-blooming, fruiting, and seed-dispersal stages. The purposes of this study were, by analyzing captured...

Author(s)
Jeng MeeiRu; Chen ChienWen; Yeh GengFang; Hsieh ChunChien; Chen YanChang; Chang LiWan
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 251-257
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Formosan Reeve's muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi micrurus) is widely distributed in Taiwan, but its food selection mechanisms in the wild are still unclear. In this study, the herbivory preferences of Formosan Reeve's muntjac to 35 native tree species' leaves were tested at the Fushan Experimental...

Author(s)
Lin MeiFong; Su ShengHsin; Huang LiWen; Chen ChienWen; Jeng MeeiRu; Wang HsiangHua
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 237-249
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The forest cover rate of Taihang Mountain had dropped from 20-40% (8000 B.C.) to <5% (A.D. 1950). Compared to the forest higher up on the mountain, the forest on hilly land of Taihang Mt. has been seriously destroyed. We investigated 24 quadrats (20×20 m) in JiYuan City, which covers typical...

Author(s)
Zhao Hui; Wang QiRui; Song GuoHua
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 223-235
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When applying high-spatial-resolution satellite imagery to classify of earth surface targets, traditional pixel-based classification methods often produce unsatisfactory results. In contrast, using object-based image classification with image segmentation approaches over the last decade achieved...

Author(s)
Hsieh HanChing; Chung ChihHsin; Huang ChunYuan
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 203-222
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Studying the life-cycle of wood products can help understand the cradle-to-grave total energy and its potential environmental impact starting with extraction of materials from the earth to the end of life. Calculation of the carbon footprint of timber and wood products considers all activities...

Author(s)
Lin JiunnCheng; Chen YiHung; Wang PeiJung; Chen SingJyun; Wu MengShan
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 191-201
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With a prominent trend towards environmental awareness, bamboo is considered a new alternative to plastic, which is helping to reverse the decline in Taiwan's bamboo industry. Having conducted a questionnaire of 36 local bamboo product manufacturers in the Zhushan area, Nantou County, central...

Author(s)
Lin JiunnCheng; Lin ShingHua; Pan WeiRu; Lai ChinYi; Lin YuJen
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 177-189
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Introduction: Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) is a multipurpose leguminous tree in the tropics and high-quality feed resource for ruminants especially during the dry season in most tropical and subtropical areas. Its leaf has high content of N (16-23% crude protein) and Ca, a low content of tannins ...

Author(s)
Ebadi, M.; Abadi, T. M.; Vakili, S. T.; Chaji, M.; Mirzadeh, K.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe158-Pe169
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Dairy farming along with fodder production is a highly profitable enterprise. Considering these views, the study was aimed to estimate profitability of fodder production, to determine the income coefficient of fodder farm households and to assess the contribution and impact of fodder production on...

Author(s)
Islam, S.; Begum, J.; Sarker, N. R.; Khatun, M.
Publisher
Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 46, 2, pp 140-149
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A total of 180 day old broiler chicks (Cobb 500) were allocated randomly to five treatment groups with 3 replicate having 12 birds in each reared for a period of 28 days. The aim of this study was to find out whether koroch seed cake (KSC) had any effect upon broiler at different age group....

Author(s)
Husna, A. U.; Habib, M.; Islam, M. T.; Ferdaus, A. J. M.; Ali, M. S.
Publisher
Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 46, 2, pp 88-94

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