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…)...
Read More

Strategics of Student Enthusiasm Growth for Studying of Dendrology through Guest Lecturer and Tree Poster Exhibition

Most of students identify dendrology as course with a lot of memorization and latin terms. The material which studied on the various components of the introduction of species, ranging from plant organs to feature families, genera and type was complained by some students who feel quite a lot and less attractive. As a result the learning process becomes less passionate, boring and students tend to be passive. For that, the learning process needs improvement to enhance students (lebih…)...
Read More

Sylva Tracking

Dendrology is compulsory subjects of faculty with 3 Credits (2.1). Besides to attend lectures, students are required to participate the practicum in order to improve understanding of the component of the trees’s introduction. All material used in the laboratory of dendrology tend to be almost the same. As a result, duplication of tasks practicum and student passivity are two things that often occurred during laboratory work in progress. Some improvement efforts have been made, one of which is silva tracking. Silva tracking activities aim to identify different species of trees directly in the field. Students are trained to apply the science that has been gained (lebih…)...
Read More