Coastal Forest,Etnobotany,Forest,Social Value

New Social Values on the Establishment of Cemara Udang (Casuarina equisetifolia) in the Southern Coast of Yogyakarta

18 Mar , 2013  

Today, cemara udang, a local name for beach sheoak (Casuarina equisetifolia), has been extensively distributed along the Southern Coast of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, both in the rows formation and in individuals. After its first establishment in Samas Beach by Universitas Gadjah Mada in October 1996cemara udanghas provided benefits especially for coastal inhabitants. New social values were also set up by coastal inhabitant to sustain the use of cemara udang. We investigated and interviewed 200 respondents along the Southern Coast of Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta, during April-May 2012. A questioner was used to guide the interview in order to find out the detail of social values set up. The interview results confirmed that cemara udang was an important species in the coast for windbreak (40.5%); suitable for green landscape, better tourism and culinary (36%); shade trees (34%); and others. The benefits of cemara udang caused close relationship between coastal inhabitants and this species. This relationship was also reflected within the names of food stalls, beach, and new local names such as cemoro laut (19%) and cemoro pantai (1%). There was a little perception difference between respondents in understanding the prohibition limits related to the use of cemara udangMost of them More…


The Utilization of the Space Field by Sundanese at RPH Cirangsad, BKPH Jasinga, KPH Bogor, West Java

23 Jul , 2012  

peta kab bogor by geospasial bnpb go id by atus syahbudin

Map of Bogor (by

A test plantation is one of the conventional improvement techniques. It provides early important information to the selection program. Nevertheless, it needs a long time to gain conclusion and must guarantee in secure location. Limited field in KPH Bogor causes the determination process met some obstacles. Recently, a part of the candidate location has been planted by Sundanese. The plant types that were cultivated can influence to the safety of More…

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The Useful Plant of Dayak Bulungan Tribe on TPTII’s Camping Work in PT. IKANI, East Kalimantan

25 Mei , 2011  

Indonesia is one of countries with the threat of tropical deforestation in the world’s worst. The damage caused by various factors, including: illegal logging, over-exploitation, fire, and land conversion. Therefore, it is necessary actions to rescue and rehabilitate forests involving all stakeholders. Cooperation between the Ministry of Forestry Republic of Indonesia, PT. IKANI and Faculty of More…

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The Biodiversity of Timber Tree and Fruit Species Along the Edge of Kayan River, Bulungan, East Kalimantan

21 Feb , 2011  

kayan river Bulungan by atus syahbudin

Kayan River Bulungan (photo:

Kayan River is a major river in Bulungan, East Kalimantan Province. This river was inhabited and dominated by dayak tribes as indegenous people. River plays an important role in their daily activities. A study of diversity of fruit species was conducted in Kayan River’s edge. The study was done on October-December 2005. The data were gained by exploring along the edge of Kayan river with accompanied by local people and interviewing some key informants. Land use types were recorded. Six plots, More…

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