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Response of cocoa trees (Theobroma cacao) to a 13-month desiccation period in Sulawesi, Indonesia
In South-east Asia, ENSO-related droughts represent irregularly occurring hazards for agroforestry systems containing cocoa which are predicted to increase in severity with expected climate warming.Expand
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Herbicides and mechanical control of Imperata cylindrica as a first step in grassland rehabilitation
This review is prefaced by an introduction to biological characteristics of Imperata cylindrica which relate to its control by chemical and mechanical methods. Of the many herbicides tested and usedExpand
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Secretory Duct Structure and Phytochemistry Compounds of Yellow Latex in Mangosteen Fruit
Yellow latex is the main problem in mangosteen agribusiness, because it is one factor lowering the fruit quality. The structure of yellow latex secretory ducts in the flower and fruit as well as inExpand
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Patterns of Fine Root Mass and Distribution along a Disturbance Gradient in a Tropical Montane Forest, Central Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Large parts of the remaining tropical moist forests of South-east Asia are encroached at their margins by selective logging, rattan harvesting and the establishment of small agroforest plantationsExpand
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Leaf gas exchange of trees in old-growth and young secondary forest stands in Sulawesi, Indonesia
In the tropics, old-growth forests are converted to other land cover types at a high rate and young secondary forest may gain in importance. Information on associated changes in leaf gas exchange andExpand
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INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF CHROMOLAENA ODORATA EMPHASIZING THE CLASSICAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL
Chromolaena odorata, Siam weed, a very important weed of Java Island (Indonesia) is native to Central and South America. In the laboratory it showed rapid growth (1.15 g/g/week) in the first 8 weeksExpand
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Photosynthetic characteristics in relation to leaf traits in eight co-existing pioneer tree species in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Tropical pioneer tree species are considered as a functional group characterized by a suite of ecological characteristics such as high light demand and high photosynthetic capacities. This studyExpand
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Tolerance Levels of Roadside Trees to Air Pollutants Based on Relative Growth Rate and Air Pollution Tolerance Index
Motor vehicles release carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, and particulate matters to the air as pollutants. Vegetation can absorb these pollutants through gas exchange processes. TheExpand
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Integrated Management Of Paddy And Aquatic Weeds In Indonesia
Rice is the staple food of Indonesia, and plays a major role in both political stability and economic growth. The government of Indonesia has worked consistently to finally reach riceExpand
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