Tag Archives: Volume_23_Number_2

FACTOR AFFECTING COMMUNITY’S PARTICIPATION IN FOREST RESOURCE CONSERVATION : KLONGSAI VILLAGE, WANG NAM KHIAO SUB-DISTRICT, WANG NAM KHIAO DISTRICT, NAKHONRATCHASIMA PROVINCE

The aim was to study social and economic conditions and related factors that affect the community’s participation in forest conservation activities and to study problems and obstacles found. The study was conducted through quantitative and qualitative method and the interview was the main method for collecting data. Sixty five families were selected. Data from the interview was recorded and analyzed ... Read More »

PEOPLE PARTICIPATION IN FOREST FIRE CONTROL SURROUNDING PHU RUEA BATIONAL PARK,LOEI PROVINCE

Objectives of the study were to determine the socio-economic condition and to find the relationship between socio-economic factors and people participation in forest fire control of the residing Phu Ruea National Park Loei Province. The designed questionnaire was used as a tool for gathering the data by interviewing 323 sample household heads or the representative and the data was analyzed ... Read More »

SEED AND SEEDLING GROWTH OF TEAK (TECTONA GRANDIS LINN.F.) FROM NATURAL STAND AND SEED ORCHARD

A study on seed viability, seed germination and seedling growth of teak was conducted at seed orchard plot (12×12 m. and 6×6 m.) and at the teak natural stand near Maegar Seed Orchard, Phayao province. At seed orchard, seed viability (53.13%) and the average number of seed /fruit (0.58 ± 0.02) were significantly higher than those natural forest (71.3% and ... Read More »

EFFECT OF TREE AGE ON WOOD PROPERTIES OF EUCALYPTUS CAMALDULENSIS IN THAILAND

The main objective of this study was to study the effect of tree age on basic density, chemical composition, and the fiber morphology of wood. The materials used in this study were 4, 6 and 8 years old Eucalyptus camaldulensis plantataion trees from the same clone. The plantations located at the eastern part of Thailand and were not far from ... Read More »

KRAFT PULPING OF KANCHONG (CANNABIS SATIVA L.SUBSP.INDICA (LAM.)E.SMALL & CRONGUIST)

Kanchong is  promoted to plant for potential development as economical plant. It is one economical plant in Thailand according to various special properties and high quality fiber. Kanchong fiber is suitable for using as raw material for pulping according to having high alpha-cellulose. Study on Kraft pulping of Kanchong show that optimum condition for Kamchong wood are sulfidity 25%, active ... Read More »

GROWTH AND BIOMASS PRODUCTION OF 4-YEAR OLD FAGRAEA FRAGRANS PLANTATION

The field experiment of growth and biomass production of 4 year-old Kunkrao (Fagraea fragrans Roxb.) at Sat Tong Plantation Anphoe Bang Saphan Noi Prachuap Khiri Khan province. The result showed that KunKrao Plantation have debsity of 99 trees per rai (trees per hectare), survival trees per rai, survival percentage of 49.5. The average diameter at breast height and height were ... Read More »

PRODUCTION AND MARKETING OF STINKBEAN (Parkia speciosa Hassk.) PODS IN TRANG PROVINCE

Objectives of this study were to determine production and marketing of stinkbean (Parkia speciosa Hassk.) in Trang province. Data wear collected by interviewing 3 groups of respondents, namely, stinkbean collectors, planters and sellers. The data wear analyzed, tabulated, and presented in term of frequency, percent, mean, maximum and minimum. Results of the study indicated that most of wild stinkbean collectors ... Read More »

GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS OF EUCALYPTUS CAMALDULENSIS DEHN.H CLONES

Clonal test plots of Eucalyptus camaldulensis were made at FIO Sakeaw Plantation, Wang Namyen district, Sakeaw province. Nine-teen which included seventeen clones produced through tissue culture technique and two groups of trees originated from seeds, imported seeds by Shell and locally collected seeds, were compared. Annual growth, diameter at breast height (dbh) and total height (Ht) were measured until 5 ... Read More »

DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM (DSS) FOR SUSTAINABLE WATERSHED MANAGEMENT IN DONG NAI WATERSHED-VIETNAM : APPLYING GIS AND DSS TECHNIQUES FOR RELOCATING LAND USE MAP

Decision makers today need to be able to rapidly find good solutions to increasingly complex problems. Optimization based on decision support system (DSS) can help decision makers to meet this challenge. Building such systems, however, is expensive and time consuming. In this study, DSS was developed using linear programming (LP), goal programming (GP), and geographic information system (GIS) for sustainable ... Read More »