The Javanese Home Garden as an Integrated Agro-Ecosystem

@article{Soemarwoto1985TheJH,
  title={The Javanese Home Garden as an Integrated Agro-Ecosystem},
  author={Otto Soemarwoto and Idjah Soemarwato and Karyono and E. M. Soekartadiredja and Aseng Ramlan},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={1985},
  volume={7},
  pages={1 - 4}
}
In the countryside of Java, the existence of a village is indicated by a clump of dense vegetation amidst rice fields. The houses are almost completely concealed by this vegetation; from the air the villages look like dark-green islands in a sea of light-green or yellow rice fields. A closer look at the village reveals that the dense vegetation consists of plants in gardens surrounding the houses. This is particularly true of Central Java. In West Java the houses, surrounded by gardens, are… 

Figures from this paper

Ethnobotany and Traditional Management of Drought Tolerant Tree Species in Homestead Forests of Bangladesh

A study has been conducted in the homesteads of drought-prone northwestern region of Bangladesh. Since there is no natural forest, the overall climatic condition is very harsh and progressive trend

Home Gardens of the Local Community of Pancasila Village in Tambora Geopark , Sumbawa Island : Biodiversity Conservation and Ecotourism Sites Development

Home gardens in villages near conservation areas play an important role, both in ecological and socio-economical aspects. The aim of this research was to identify plant species diversity in home

BIODIVERSITY IN HOMEGARDENS

Home gardens in wet-tropical regions such as Kerala, had sustained a high degree of biodiversity in the following three forms: genetic diversity within individual crop or plant species; species

Structure and Floristics of Home Gardens in an Altitudinal Marsh in Northeastern Brazil

Home gardens are a traditional land use practice, which is very common in the tropics. The main goal of the home garden is to produce food for subsistence purposes. Therefore, they have been

Inventorying plant biodiversity in homegardens: A case study in Barak Valley, Assam, North East India

The homegardens were found to be complex with plant diversity conserved through their use, and the role of the rural people in the management and preservation of biodiversity in their traditional home-gardening systems was examined.

Place Theory for Studying Biodiversity of Kandyan Home Gardens in Sri Lanka

Kandyan Home Gardens (KHG) of Sri Lanka are economically efficient, socio-culturally and politically embedded, ecologically sustainable unique places, which managed by dwellers based on the knowledge

Home Garden Agriculture in Kerala Revisited

We studied the characteristics of home gardens in Kerala and compared them with commercial agriculture. Based on this study, home garden agriculture as practiced in the tropics may be defined as a

Species composition and plant use in old urban homegardens in Rio Claro, Southeast of Brazil

It was found that the products obtained from the home gardens contributed for the diet's variety of the informants, representing a promising potential for the improvement of the population alimentation.

House-lot gardens in Santarém, Pará, Brazil: Linking rural with urban

The division between rural and urban sectors of the landscape in many parts of the world is increasingly blurred. House-lot or homegardens offer a perspective on understanding rural-urban linkages
...

References

SHOWING 1-8 OF 8 REFERENCES

Wiersum, “Problems of Watershed Management and Development in the Upper Solo River Basin,” Conference on Ecologic Guidelines for Forest, Land or Water Resources, mimeo (Institute of Ecology, Bandung

  • 1974

Terra, “De betekenis der erfcultuur in het district

  • Garut (Residentie Priangan),” Landbouw,
  • 1932

Garden Use and Household Consumption Patterns in a Javanese Village,” mimeo (Department of Anthropology

  • Columbia University,
  • 1975

Sri Setyati Harjadi, “Potential Contribution of Home-Gardening to Nutrition Intervention Program in Indonesia,

  • Seminar on Food and Nutrition,
  • 1975

Social and Regional Implications of Agricultural Development Policy,” South-East Asian Agricultural Economic Association’s meeting at Balikpapan, mimeo

  • 1975

Singarimbun, Population and Poverty in Rural Java: Some Economic Arithmetic from Sriharjo (Department of Agricultural Economics, New York State College of Agriculture and Life

  • 1973

The Home-Garden System: An Ecological Point of View of an Integrated Approach for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Degraded Soils,

  • Seminar on the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Degraded Soils,
  • 1975

The Distribution of Mixed Gardening in Java,

  • Landbouw, 25:
  • 1953