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This study investigated fibre characteristics and morphological indices of Artocarpus altilis, a lesser used species (LUS) wood which is fast becoming popular in Nigeria, due to its excellent performance in light structural applications, aesthetic and dimensional stability. Not to limit its uses to ...

Author(s)
Areo, O.; Omole, A. O.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Citation
Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 1, pp 36-45
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The objective of this work was to the characteristics of the planing tests on the wood of Pinus caribaea Morelet var. caribaea Barret and Golfari, Acacia mangium Willd, Gmelina arborea Roxb, Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merril and Eucalyptus saligna Sm. The study material was obtained in plantations...

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Valdez Reinoso, R. H.; Fernández Concepción, R. R.; León Sánchez, M. A.; Simón, N. C.; Álvarez Lazo, D. A.
Publisher
Universidad de Pinar del Río Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Citation
Revista Cubana de Ciencias Forestales, 2019, 7, 1, pp 1-16
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Daassi, R.; Stevanovic, T.; Khasa, D. P.
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 L03.P.07
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Wood is useful in various ways and forms owning to its versatile, inexhaustible and renewable characteristics. Thus, there is need to know its mechanical properties for appropriate recommendation where wood is needed for strength. Elasticity of wood is one of the mechanical properties to be tested...

Author(s)
Olaoye, K.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Citation
Pro Ligno, 2019, 15, 1, pp 11-16
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Soil CO2 efflux in mature plots of Gmelina arborea and Swietenia macrophylla (exotic broad-leaved trees) and Pinus caribaea (exotic conifer) was measured monthly in relation to soil temperature, air temperature and relative humidity from January till March 2016. Soil bulk density, pH, total C,...

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Cindy, U. S.; Hazandy, A. H.; Ahmad-Ainuddin, N.; Mohd-Kamil, I.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2018, 30, 2, pp 207-215
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Pineapple fiber offers a promising contribution in the developing geo-textile industry in Balete, Aklan. To support this initiative, a study was conducted to assess the different agroecological production systems of Ananas comosus var. Red Spanish for fiber production and determine the biomass...

Author(s)
Tulin, E. P. B.; Bande, M. M.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2018, 9, 1, pp 18-24
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Aim of the study: Tests were carried out to evaluate the ultimate bending strength of the circular and square cross sectioned furniture joint members and find out whether the form factor is applicable to the small specimens as they are applied to large specimens and compare the maximum bending...

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Acar, M.; Dİler, H.; Erdİl, Y. Z.
Publisher
Kastamonu University Forestry Faculty, Kastamonu, Turkey
Citation
Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2018, 18, 2, pp 164-170
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Chainsaw milling and Terrain of log conversion was examined in Southwestern Nigeria. Data for the study were obtained from chainsaw millers who were given felling permits to operate in the region. A total number of 505 logs were processed in all. Data were analysed Using Cross-tabulation and...

Author(s)
Adeleye, I. G.
Publisher
International Journal of BioSciences, Agriculture and Technology (IJBSAT), Coimbatore, India
Citation
International Journal of BioSciences, Agriculture and Technology (IJBSAT), 2018, 9, 6, pp 43-50
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This research aims at measuring carbon (C) stock of gmelina (Gmelina arborea Roxb.) agroforestry system and its carbon dynamics due to several harvesting rotations. Observation was conducted during March-October 2014, on 17 plots in private forest, located in Tasikmalaya and Banjar District, West...

Author(s)
Siarudin, M.; Indrajaya, Y.
Publisher
Balai Penelitian dan Pengembangan Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan Manado, Manado, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Wasian, 2017, 4, 1, pp 37-45
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Medicinal plants have always played a vital role in the treatment of various human ailments. Day by day, they are becoming more useful and popular because of being non-narcotic, having no side effects, easy availability at affordable costs and ecofriendly nature. Due to over exploitation, improper...

Author(s)
Singh, C. B.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4A, pp 3005-3008

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