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Forestry Compendium

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One of the sources of air pollutants in the surrounding environment is the automobile emissions. Automobiles produce gaseous and particulate matters which are toxic and inflict damage to roadside plants. Roadside trees are notable for the absorption, sequestering of contaminants and the effective...

Author(s)
Uka, U. N.; Belford, E. J. D.
Publisher
AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2020, 12, 3, pp 752-768
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This investigation was conducted to evaluate the outcome of rice husk biochar on growth performance of moringa. The study was carried-out in a greenhouse for 52 days. Different rates of rice husk biochar (150 to 350 g) was mixed with 500 g of soil. A Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with 3...

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Abukaria, A.; Nasareb, N. I.
Publisher
Turkish Science and Technology, Turkey
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Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2020, 8, 1, pp 13-17
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Dumont, E. S.; Valencia, A. M. P.; Nadembèga, S.; Adeyiga, G.; Chiputwa, B.; Pagella, T.
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Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD), Montpellier, France
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4th World Congress of Agroforestry, Montpellier, France, 20-22 May 2019. Book of Abstracts, 2019, pp 215
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Borden, K.; Martin, A.; Anglaaere, L.; Buchanan, S.; Addo-Danso, S.; Owusu, S.; Isaac, M.
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Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD), Montpellier, France
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4th World Congress of Agroforestry, Montpellier, France, 20-22 May 2019. Book of Abstracts, 2019, pp 63
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Kyereh, D.
Publisher
CIRAD, INRA, World Agroforestry, Montpellier, France
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4th World Congress of Agroforestry, Montpellier, France, 20-22 May 2019. Posters, 2019, pp L02.P.12
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Participatory action research (PAR) can build the capacity of local participants to engage with other stakeholders and articulate their agenda for inclusion in discussions and development planning with policy makers and researchers. A key goal of PAR is to focus participants on the learning...

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Evans, K.; Cronkleton, P.; Addoah, T.; Zida, M.; Basefeli, S.; Afagachie, K.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Infobrief, 2019, No.254, pp 8 pp.
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Ghana is on the verge of exhausting its timber resources and has embarked on reforestation. However, the establishment of pure stands of high value indigenous tree species such as Odum (Milicia excelsa and M. regia), Mahogany (Khaya and Entandrophragma species) and Kokrodua (Pericopsis elata) were...

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Mamle, A. M.; Jolanda, R.
Publisher
eSci Journals Publishing, Islamabad, Pakistan
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International Journal of Phytopathology, 2015, 4, 1, pp 5-13
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The use of bamboo is advocated to reduce pressure on dwindling commercial timber species, around the world. To extensively utilize bamboo in various forms such as housing, their properties need to be known. But little information exist on these properties especially their mechanical properties. In...

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Appiah-Kubi, E.; Owusu, F. W.; Tekpetey, S. L.; Essien, C.; Seidu, H.
Publisher
Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi, India
Citation
Journal of Bamboo and Rattan, 2014, 13, 3/4, pp 81-89
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In this study, the machining characteristics of eight exotic bamboo species extracted from Daboase, Kusi near Kade and Amantia in southern Ghana were assessed. The bamboo species include Dendrocalamus latiflorus, Bambusa bambos, Guadua angustifolia, Guadua chacoensis, Dendrocalamus brandisii, ...

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Owusu, F. W.; Tekpetey, S. L.; Appiah-Kubi, E.; Essien, C.; Appiah, J. K.; Boakye, F.
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Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi, India
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Journal of Bamboo and Rattan, 2014, 13, 3/4, pp 67-79
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Bamboo is useful for soil erosion control, carbon sequestration and restoration of degraded land. In Ghana, the role of bamboo for land restoration has not been fully assessed. The main objectives of this study were to explore the potentials of bamboo to reclaim degraded mined land and to identify...

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Peprah, T.; Essien, C.; Owusu-Afriyie, K.; Foli, E. G.; Govina, J.; Oteng-Amoako, A. A.
Publisher
Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi, India
Citation
Journal of Bamboo and Rattan, 2014, 13, 3/4, pp 55-66

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