Wanagama Forest’s Biodiversity: Plant Species in the Uncultivated Area

Wanagama forest where located in Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia was cleared in 1926. It was then rehabilitated by teak (Tectona grandis) in 1927 and 1948, but they had not been successful yet. In 1960 and 1964, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) started to cultivate mulberry (Morus alba) in 10 hectares, as well as fast growing and fast harvesting species. Terrace was used and season also calculated. In 1967, rehabilitation continued by tree species within 79.9 hectares and became (lebih…)...
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The Distribution of Benuang Bini (Octomeles sumatrana) and Its Treats Along Kayan River, Bulungan, East Kalimantan

  Benuang bini (Octomeles sumatrana Miq.; Octomeles moluccana Teijsm. & Binn. ex Hassk) is a long-lived pioneer that regenerates on clay or sandy loam soil, primarily on exposed alluvial soil, such as riverbanks which grows in Aceh, West Sumatera, Bengkulu, Palembang, West Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Maluku. This fast growing spesies is used for pulp, plywood, container wood, light construction wood, boxes, concrete moulds, match boxes, and chipboard. Young leaves are edible as vegetables, a leaf extract is used to cure stomachache and the flowers (lebih…)...
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The Distribution of Casuarina equisetifolia and Its Utilization Along Southern Coast of Bantul, Yogyakarta

  Bantul is one of four regencies and city in Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia. Hills in the eastern and western, plain in the middle and coast in the southern directly border on Indian Ocean. Due to the existing of protected area, sandy agricultural land and the biggest contribution to regency income from tourism, cultural beach and fish landing ports, the southern coast becomes very (lebih…)...
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Morphological Variation of Sandalwood (Santalum album Linn.) on Provenans Test Planting in Site 17 of Wanagama I, Gunungkidul

In 1993 Faculty of Forestry UGM has been established the provenans trial of cendana (Santalum album L.) from seven seed sources in compartment 17 Wanagama I Gunungkidul. Until now research on the variation of morphology of cendana in Wanagama I was not conducted yet. In 1989 Adriyanti has examined morphology of cendana in NTT (Indonesia) and clasify cendana into two varieties, cendana with small leaf (Santalum album L. var. album) and cendana with big leaf (lebih…)...
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The Distribution of Bitti (Vitex cofassus) in Wallacea Region

Populations of tree species used in the boat building, mainly bitti (Vitex cofassus) continually decreasing rapidly because of high demand and reason related to deforestation. In fact some lower quality wood species is used to replace it. The idea of establishment of forest boat as an effort of Wallacea’s species conservation and fulfillment of the basic materials needs to be supported. Some explorations were done in August and September 2008 by research ship, namely Cinta Laut (lebih…)...
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New Book: ‘Tanaman Langka Indonesia di KP4 UGM’

Title: Tanaman Langka Indonesia di KP4 UGM; Authors: Cahyono Agus, Dwi T. Adriyanti, Atus Syahbudin, Achmad Fauzan Basori; Language: Indonesian; Photos: Achmad Fauzan Basori, Atus Syahbudin, Dam Surgana, Sugeng; Cover lay out/type setting/design: Achmad Fauzan Basori, Dam Surgana (Damarta adv); Publisher: KP4 UGM; 1st editions , Agustus (lebih…)...
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The Useful Plant of Dayak Bulungan Tribe on TPTII’s Camping Work in PT. IKANI, East Kalimantan

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 (lebih…)...
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