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Globally energy crisis is known as a new era's biggest problem. The use of agricultural wastes into the form of briquettes are the best alternative option of renewable energy sources. This paper studies the possibility of utilizing agricultural wastes into briquetting production with high calorific ...

Author(s)
Gunjan Patil
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2019, 6, 2, pp 133-139
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A field experiment was conducted to assess the growth and carbon sequestration potential of five fast growing trees namely Tectona grandis, Gmelina arborea, Dalbergia sissoo, Bambusa vulgaris var. vulgaris and Swietenia macrophylla. The saplings of these five species were planted and assessed for...

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Prasath, C. N. H.; Balasubramanian, A.; Radhakrishnan, S.; Prasanthrajan, M.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2016, 7, 1, pp 29-34
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A study was conducted to identify suitable fast growing trees under wasteland condition for carbon sequestration. Accordingly, five fast growing trees namely Tectona grandis Linn., Gmelina arborea Roxb., Dalbergia sissoo Roxb., Bambusa vulgaris var. vulgaris and Swietenia macrophylla king were...

Author(s)
Prasath, C. N. H.; Balasubramanian, A.; Prasanthrajan, M.; Radhakrishnan, S.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2016, 7, 1, pp 7-13
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Casuarina equisetifolia fixes atmospheric nitrogen (N) to produce root nodules where actinomycete fixes atmospheric N for all metabolic activities of plant. Two strains of Frankia (CeFr1, CeFr2) were isolated, cultured in artificial propionic acid medium and analysed for nitrogenase activity by...

Author(s)
Karthikeyan, A.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2016, 28, 3, pp 235-242
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In this study, we have taken angiospermic flora survey around non-building constructed area of B.S. Abdur Rahman University campus, Seethakathi estate, Vandalur, Chennai. This esteemed university has good vegetation. The availability of abundance of plants and their binominal name, family name,...

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Senthilmurugan, G.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2016, 20, 1, pp 1-16
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Acacai auriculiformis A. Cunn. ex Benth. is an important fast growing species in plantation forestry programs and also used for pulp and paper production. Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB) has received bulk seeds from CSIRO, Australia and established seedling seed orchards in...

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Shanthi, A.; Ramya, P.; Yasodha, R.; Bachpai, V. K. W.; Maheswar Hegde
Publisher
IUFRO Working Party (WP) 2.08.07 Genetics and Silviculture of Acacia, Hue, Vietnam
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Acacia 2014: Sustaining the Future of Acacia Plantation Forestry, March 18-21, 2014, Hue, Vietnam, 2014, pp 1c
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To quantify the leaf litter bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris var. Vulgaris) plantation/year and assessing nutrient in litter an experiment was conducted in farmer's field at Kottur, Tanjore district during 2014 with three different type of spacing viz., 5×5 m, 6×4 m and 7×4 m. The litter fall study was...

Author(s)
Prasath, C. N. H.; Sudarshan, A.; Goroji, P. T.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2014, 5, 2, pp 54-60
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An experiment was conducted to study the biomass accumulation and carbon sequestration of Casuarina equisetifolia of high density plantation for 12 months, 24 months and 36 months after planting (end of the rotation) in farm forestry in the east coast district of Tamilnadu, India. The average...

Author(s)
Uma, M.; Rajendran, K.; Suresh Kuru
Publisher
Dr R.S. Yadav, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
Plant Archives, 2011, 11, 2, pp 957-963
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Prickly acacia (Acacia nilotica subsp. indica), a multipurpose tree in its native range, is a Weed of National Significance in Australia. It is widespread throughout the grazing areas of western Queensland and has the potential to spread throughout northern Australia. Biological control research...

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Dhileepan, K.; Ayyapillai Balu; Ahmed, S. I.; Sangeeta Singh; Krishnakant Srivastava; Mariappan Senthilkumar; Selvaraj Murugesan; Ponnuswamy Senthilkumar; Mahadeo Gorain; Anamika Sharma; Naveen Sharma; Ramasamy Mahalakshmi; Shivas, R.
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New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Hastings, New Zealand
Citation
17th Australasian weeds conference. New frontiers in New Zealand: together we can beat the weeds. Christchurch, New Zealand, 26-30 September, 2010, 2010, pp 231-234
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Forest tree species have wide application and usage including bioremediation to reduce pollution, conservation of biodiversity, to meet rural and industrial demand, preserving valuable germplasm and wasteland development programme. Diseases caused by nematodes have just begun to recognise as a...

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Sivaprakash, M.; Balasubramanian, P.
Publisher
Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
Citation
Madras Agricultural Journal, 2008, 95, 1/6, pp 83-91

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