Dendrology,Wallacea Region

The Distribution of Bitti (Vitex cofassus) in Wallacea Region

12 Apr , 2012  

vitex covassus, bitti, bitiPopulations 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 More…

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