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social forestry

SUBJECT: technologie appropriee; developpement forestier; consorcio forestal; extension; semiarid zones

SUBJECT: technologie appropriee; consorcio forestal; forest products; appropriate technology; tecnologia apropiada


Written Paper

Kenya Forestry Research Institute

SUBJECT: pinus patula; cultural methods; regime sylvicole; mode de culture; regeneration

POSTED TO: Farm Forestry and natural resources conservation project

Journal Article

Journal article

Kenya Forestry Research Institute

SUBJECT: agroforesteria; nitrogen; agroforesterie; agroforestry; leaching

POSTED TO: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal [0012-8325]


Written Paper

Kenya Forestry Research Institute

Melia volkensii Giirke (Meliaceae) is a popular indigenous multipurpose tree species endemic in the arid and semi arid lands (ASALs) of East Africa. It is a prolific seeder, though its mass-multiplication has been constrained by problems in propagation through . seed and conventional stem cuttings. In this study, three vegetative propagation techniques were investigated: (i) macro-propagation ...

SUBJECT: melia volkensii; zona arida; arid zones; meliaceae; zone aride

M o/eifera Lam. and M stenopeta/a (Bak. t) cur are multipurpose tropical tree species native to India and East African lowlands respectively. In tropical developing countries, both species provide a variety of useful products such as coagulants for water clarification, edible oil, vegetable, fodder, traditional medicine and use in agroforestry systems. M o/eifera was introduced to Kenya about ...

SUBJECT: molecular biology; biologie moleculaire; arbre a buts multiples; biologia molecular; arboles de proposito multiple

CROP PRODUCTION IN AN INTERCROPPING SYSTEM WITH TROPICAL LEGUMINOUS TREES Daniel Odinde Nyamai, Green College. Thesis submitted to Oxford University for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Trinity Term 1987. , Leucaena leucocephala, Calliandra calothyrsus, Gliricidia sepium, Prosopis juliflo£a and Cassia siamea are among the most important leguminous trees in the tropics. Although their potent ...

SUBJECT: protection des plantes; investigacion interdisciplinar; plant production; cultivo mixto; sistemas de cultivo

POSTED TO: Inter croping system with tropical leguminous trees

Nitrogen sourcing, accumulation and recycling to crops by tree/shrub/herbaceous legumes in planted fallows are among the innovative features of legume-crop rotation systems (referred to as improved fallows). With increasing concern o¥er the success and adoption of the technology by farmers, mixed species fallows are viewed to have a potential of reducing farmer risks and offer diversified prod ...

SUBJECT: choice of species; legumineuse; choix des especes; nitrogen; azote

Some twelve Acacia species were germinated in laboratory and x-radiography examination carried on the seeds. The species under investigation were Acacia nilotica,A. senegal,A.mellifera,A .melanoxylon, A. zanzibarica,A. nubica,A. Horrida,A. brevis pica, A~ polyacantha,A.xanthopholea, A . tortilis and A. abyssinica. Germination commenced in 6 days and was largely complete in 21 days. A.zanzibari ...

SUBJECT: maladie des insectes; acacia; insect diseases; enfermedades de los insectos

For decades forest adjacent communities have depended on natural forests for their livelihoods. This practice was sustainable when the population was still low. However, with an increase in population accompanied by the ever-changing socio- economic environment in which these households operate, the exploitation of natural. forests can no longer be considered sustainable. Fuelwood is the most ...

SUBJECT: resource management; land management; ecologie; biocarburant; madera