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Forestry Research Commission

The project cover soil erosin in Zimunya communal lands in Manicaland province Mutare. Amomong aspects covered include human population census, livestock population census, streambank cultivation cases and total human population of area of study.

SUBJECT: overpopulation; sheet erosion; communal area; streambank cultivation; ciencias forestales

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The small Mascarene oceanic islands (of which Maritius is part) present special challenges to the conservation of biodiversity because they are characterised by endemism, extensive habitat degradation and high rates of species extinction. The diverse climatic, geological and topographical regimes have favoured the evolution of diverse plant species with high degree of endemism. The Tree Seed C ...

SUBJECT: forest trees; developpement forestier; seed sources; plus trees; ecologia floresta

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For the past six yeras ( 1992 - 98) Tree Seed Centres in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC9 region participated in a Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funded SADC Tree Seed Centres Network (SADC TSCN) project. The main objective of the project was to build capacities of NTS Centres in providing tree seeds of high genetic and physiological quality in sufficient quan ...

SUBJECT: forest trees; developpement forestier; ecologie forestiere; seed collection; ecologia floresta

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Melicia excelsais a very important timber species. A large number of trees are being logged. It is therefore necessary that conservation strategies for the species be put in place. SADC TSCs could conduct range-wide collections of the species to assemble germplasm for establishing resource conservation stands.

SUBJECT: forest trees; developpement forestier; ecologie forestiere; forest products; produto floresta

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Forestry Research Commission

The National Tree Seed Centre of South Africa is based in Pretoria. It has been in existence for many years, providing seeds of both commercial and indigenous tree species to medium to large private nurseries and members of the community. The large forestry companies in South Africa also require seeds for their afforestation projects. Some companies meet their seed requirements form their own ...

SUBJECT: forest trees; developpement forestier; ecologie forestiere; forest products; produto floresta

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Forestry Research Commission

SUBJECT: forest trees; developpement forestier; capacitacion; ecologie forestiere; forest products

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Forestry Research Commission

The indigenous Fruit Tree (ITF) domestication programme is supported by Germany Technical Cooperation(GTZ) through the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry ( ICRAF). The major objective of the domestication programme is to develop a comprehensive breeding programme for the indigenous fruit tree species which involves provenance evaluation, selection of good trees in terms of fruit ...

SUBJECT: developpement forestier; forest products; produto floresta; miombo; produit forestier

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Forestry Research Commission

An on-farm agroforestry pilot project was initiated by the Zimbabwe Forestry Commission in 1988. The main objective of the project is to investigate a range of options to solve problems of woodland depletion faced by small-scale farmers. This paper descibes the first two years of on-farm experimentation. The majorlesson of the first year was the ned for much greater farmer involvement in the r ...

SUBJECT: lenh; foret de production; pinus and eucalyptus species; bois de chauffage; recursos forestales

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Forestry Research Commission

Performance of provenances of Acacia holosericea and A.auriculiformis were examined at 2.2 and 4.0 years after planting. experiments to compare the provevanances were conducted at 2 sites for both species. All provenances of both species had high survival. Provenances of both species varied significantly in height and diameter growth.

SUBJECT: acacia species; site; acacia holosericea; provenances; recursos forestales

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South Africa's industry forestry sector is of great national importance. Over the last twenty years it has grown rapidly and has considerable potential to contiue to grow and bring with it significant economic benefits. However, growth has not been without cost. South Africa's new Forest policy recognises this and requires that the benefits possible from further growth of the industry should b ...

SUBJECT: forest trees; developpement forestier; foret de production; produit forestier; ecologia floresta