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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In vitro</i> biodegradation of oil-palm stem using macroscopic fungi from South-East Asia: a preliminary investigation.

This chapter describes a preliminary comparison of methods for assessing the biodegradation of oil palm stem (OPS) by macroscopic fungi in vitro as a first step in developing a practical process in vivo. Many of the methods described (enzyme assays, growth assessment, weight loss determination,...

Author(s)
Paterson, R. R. M.; Holderness, M.; Kelley, J.; Miller, R. N. G.; O'Grady, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> in oil palm in Indonesia: current status and prospective use of antibodies for the detection of infection.

This chapter provides an overview of the economic importance of basal stem rot (Ganoderma sp.) disease of oil palm and the current status of research in Ganoderma, and describes the development of an immunoassay-based detection kit. Specific sections are provided for discussions on the need for the ...

Author(s)
Darmono, T. W.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The spread of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> from infective sources in the field and its implications for management of the disease in oil palm.

This chapter presents the results of trials conducted to investigate the efficacy of sanitation in basal stem rot (BSR; Ganoderma sp.) management at Bah Lias Research Station in North Sumatra, Indonesia, over a period of several years. The trials were designed to assess the relative importance of...

Author(s)
Flood, J.; Hasan, Y.; Turner, P. D.; O'Grady, E. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter

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