Tag Archives: Volume_30_Number_3

Analysis of People’s Attitudes towards Subsidized Rural Timber Allotment and Community Forestry in Sarpang Dzongkhag, Bhutan

This research investigated people’s attitudes towards subsidized rural timber allotment (SRTA) policy and community forestry (CF) approach in Bhutan.  It was assumed that there was no people’s participation in current SRTA policy and this was a threat to sustainable forest management (SFM). Samples for the study consisted of rural households at Dekiling geog (block) under Sarpang Dzongkhag (district). Both quantitative ... Read More »

Participation and the potential areas under the community-based forest management and conservation in the Upper Kuang watershed of Chiangmai province

This research focuses on the study of the participation of communities in forest conservation and management, and use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technique to assess the potential areas under the community-based forest in the Upper Kuang watershed in Northern Thailand. The purpose of this study is to understand whether the degree of participation is consistent with the degree of ... Read More »

Forest Resource Utilization of Ban Luk 32 Community, Xay Distric, Oudomxay Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

This paper aims to analyze forest resource utilization and conservation awareness of the ethnic groups in Luk 32 Village, Xay District, Oudomxay Province, Northern Laos. The data were obtained from a household survey of 100 samples from five ethnic groups. The basic statistics and qualitative data were analyzed. The results show that the sample households harvested 11 types of forest ... Read More »

Development for sustainable forest resource management Nongsai sub-district (TAO) Nangrong district, Buriram province

This research is intended to initiate a guideline development for sustainable forest resource management by local people participation.  Nikomkhet village was selected to be the study area.  Socioeconomic status, land using, forest resource dependency and forest resource within the study area were assessed.   Majority of the respondents, 89%, was farmers growing rice and cassava.  Most of them (98%) occupied ... Read More »

Estimation Soil Moisture Using Remote Sensing in Cassava Field, Khon Buri District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province

Estimation soil moisture using remote sensing in cassava field was studied during May 2009 to March 2010. Soil moisture (SM) was month exclude month at 0 – 5 cm depth in soil by using The flight data recorder (FDR). The objectives of this study were to study variations of soil moisture in different of plant growth stage and using remote ... Read More »

Estimation of Above – ground Carbon Sequestration of Forest Area by Using Remote Sensing Techniques at Mae Tuen Wildlife Sanctuary, Tak Province

This study was aimed to estimate the aboveground carbon sequestration of forest area by using remote sensing techniques at Mae Tuen Wildlife Sanctuary, TakProvince. To do this, the relation between aboveground carbon sequestration and the reflectance value of different wavebands of LANDSAT 5 TM image and its index, such as band 2 (Green), band 3 (Red) and band 4 (IR) ... Read More »

Variations in Physiological Characteristics of Different Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. Half-Sib Families

The objective of this study was to determine genetic variation in growth and physiological characteristics (Light-saturated net photosynthesis, stomatal conductance, transpiration, intrinsic water-use efficiency and pre-dawn water potential) related to growth of ten Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. half-sib families. The results indicated that the differences in all growth parameters were highly significant among families, while the differences in all physiological characteristics ... Read More »