Tag Archives: Thailand

Indicator Development for Evaluating Wildlife Tourism Management in Thai National Parks

The growth of wildlife tourism in Thai national parks has been well recognized and accompanied by concerns regarding its sustainability. This research developed indicators and evaluated the success of wildlife tourism management in three Thai National Parks: Khao Yai, Kuiburi, and Doi Inthanon. To develop the indicators, this study relied on literature reviews followed by a questionnaire survey to four ... Read More »

BIODIVERSITY DYNAMICS OF ECTOMYCORRHIZAL AND WOOD-ROTTING FUNGI IN FORESTED WATERSHED AREAS OF WESTERN THAILAND

This study was carried out to investigate the biodiversity dynamics of ectomycorrhizal (ECM) and wood – rotting fungi (WRF) in tropical forest at Mae Klong Watershed Research Station, Thong Phaphoom District, Kanchanaburi Province, Western Thailand during 1993 – 1997 (5 years period). Studies were made in natural forest (Plot 1: dru-deciduous dipterocarp forest, dry-or semi-evergreen forest and mixed deciduous forest); ... Read More »

Queen Nest Location of the weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina, in Thailand

A study on the queen nest location of weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina; Family: Formicidae) was carried out during 2013-2014 in Thailand. This study aims in attempt to record the, size, structure, location, and facing direction of queen nest. The queen nest was recognized by the presence of a large number of workers guarded and protected by in comparison with non ... Read More »

Marketing of Wood Cement Particleboard in Thailand

Objectives of this study were to determine the production and marketing of Wood Cement Particleboard (WCP) in Thailand. Questionnaires were used as tools to collect data. Statistical methods used in the analysis were frequency, percent, mean, minimum and maximum. Results showed that in 2009 there were only 3 active WCP entrepreneurs. The main raw materials using for WCP production were ... Read More »

Pollen Morphology of some Thai Artabotrys R.Br. (Annonaceae)

The pollen morphology of 15 Thai Artabotrys species were investigated under light microscope and scanning electron microscope. The result showed all Thai Artabotrys species are monad pollen, inaperture and apolar. The size of pollen grains are medium to large with range from 33.91 ± 0.41 to 55.90 ± 3.19 µm. The pollen shape classified based on P/E that were divided ... Read More »

Increasing participation in REDD-plus: a case study from the Nong Bua Lum Phu Province, North-eastern Thailand

Under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), it has been discussed lately as to how to incorporate the mitigation efforts of tropical nations in the forestry sector, which is known as REDD-plus. As featured out at the Fifteenth Conference of Parties to UNFCCC held in 2009, one key element of future REDD-plus is to ensure broad participation of ... Read More »

Climatic Signals Derived from the Growth Variation and Cycles of Pinus merkusii in Easternmost Thailand

Pinus merkusii is one of tropical tree species that have been proven for dendroclimatic studies. In the last 10 years, most of the tree-ring research on P. merkusii has focused on the northern region of Thailand. Our study site was a pine stand located on a rock cliff in the easternmost region of Thailand (latitude 150 31’N and longitude 1050 ... Read More »