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Biomass and bioenergy: An overview of the development potential in Turkey and Malaysia
Among renewable energy sources, the share of biomass in total energy consumption in Turkey is increasing. Fuelwood and animal waste biomass are extensively used for heating and cooking in urban andExpand
Plant Diversity and Conservation Value of Ayer Hitam Forest,Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia
The Ayer Hitam Forest, a logged-over lowland mixed-dipterocarp forest in the State of Selangor covers an area of 1248 hectares. It is one of the remaining forests left in the Klang Valley besidesExpand
The Use of Medicinal Plant Species by the Temuan Tribe of Ayer HitamForest, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia
Preliminary results of a study on the use of medicinal plant species by the indigenous people from the Temuan tribe at Ayer Hitam Forest are presented. Although this forest is surrounded by rapidExpand
Toxicological interactions of Abrus precatorius and Cassia senna in the diet of Lohmann broiler chicks.
The combination of 0.5% Abrus precatorius seed and 2% Cassia senna fruit in the diet of Lohmann broiler chicks caused severe lesions, reduced weight gain, inefficient feed utilization and anemia.Expand
Anatomy of Acacia Mangium Grown in Malaysia
A study on the tissue proportions and fibre dimensions of plantation-grown Acacia mangium was carried out, finding that the sampies near the pith have the shortest fibres and the length increases toward the bark, while the vessel percentage decreases with increasing height. Expand
Bamboo Biomass: Various Studies and Potential Applications for Value-Added Products
Bamboo being an industrial crop belongs to the family Gramineae, subfamily Bambusiodeae, and grows naturally in many countries including Malaysia. The cultivation of bamboo for commercial purposes inExpand
An Annotated Checklist of Higher Plants in Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Puchong, Selangor
The enumeration provided here is based only on the specimens collected during the expedition and includes 262 species of vascular plants belonging to 142 genera and 56 families: The Myrtaceae, with 22 species, is the largest family in the checklist, followed by Euphorbiaceae, Dipterocarpaceae and Annonaceae with 21, 17 and 14 species, respectively. Expand
Relationship between Economic Value and Species diversity of Timber Resources in a Hill Forest in Peninsular Malaysia
Timber resource is a major component of tropical forest and usually undervalued economically. This paper attempts to examine the relationship between economic value and species diversity of a hillExpand
Economic Valuation of Tree Species Diversity at Ayer Hitam Forest,Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia
From a study conducted on a 1-ha plot at the Ayer Hitam Forest, Selangor, a total of 177 species in 92 genera and 44 families were enumerated. The stand density was 909 trees per ha. Stumpage valuesExpand
Experimental Azadirachta indica toxicosis in chicks.
Brown Hisex chicks were fed Azadirachta indica ripe fruit at 2, 5 or 10% of basic diet from their 7th to 35th d of age. Decreased body weight gain and efficiency of feed utilization andExpand