Essays about: "teak wood tree"

Found 3 essays containing the words teak wood tree.

  1. 1. Management of young teak plantations in Panama - effect of pruning and thinning

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : María Inés León Radío; Daiana Martín Delgado; [2014]
    Keywords : teak; Panama; Tectona grandis; pruning; thinning; productivity; quality timber;

    Abstract : On high quality wood species, thinning and pruning are compulsory management that must be done not only in early stages but also often during later development of the plantation in order to improve wood quality and growth of individual high-quality trees. In this thesis two trials were carried out to determine the adequate intensities of first thinning and pruning in a teak plantation in order to find the optimum early management to reach the best growth in yield and quality terms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intercropping strategies and challenges in cacao production : a field study in Juanjuí, Peru

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Linnea Persson; Hanna Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : cacao; cocoa; Peru; agroforestry; intercropping;

    Abstract : In the region of San Martín, Peru, deforestation has led to a loss of biodiversity and agro-diversity. Furthermore, coca cultivation was common in the area a few years back. READ MORE

  3. 3. A holistic assessment of the use of teak at a landscape level in Luang Phrabang, Lao PDR

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil Sciences

    Author : Thongsavanh Keonakhone; [2006]
    Keywords : teak; growth rate; effect; thinning; pruning; ANOVA; Laos; Luang Phrabang;

    Abstract : Teak (Tectonia grandis) plantation establishment in Lao PDR started in 1942, and has strongly increased since 1980. The total area of teak plantations in the Luang Phrabang province is estimated at 5 587 hectares. Pak Ou district is one of the most important areas with teak plantations in the Luang Phrabang province. READ MORE