• Environmental Science
  • Published 2013

A preliminary investigation on water quality of water courses in oil palm smallholdings converted from peat swamp and mangrove forests

@inproceedings{Rahman2013API,
  title={A preliminary investigation on water quality of water courses in oil palm smallholdings converted from peat swamp and mangrove forests},
  author={Mohd Afendy Abd. Rahman and Siti Nurhidayu Abu Bakar and Badrul Azhar Sharif and Petra Sulai and Siti Aisah Shamsuddin},
  year={2013}
}
Oil palm smallholdings had been extensively established at the expense of peat swamp or mangrove forests. This study was conducted at peat swamp forest converted (PF) and mangrove forest-converted (MF) sites in Tanjung Karang, Selangor. Dissolved oxygen (DO), pH, temperature, electric conductivity (EC), turbidity, salinity and total dissolved solids (TDS) were measured with corresponding water levels at 25 stations in each study site. Kruskal-Wallis Analysis of Variance was used to compare the… CONTINUE READING