Forest, Farm, and Community Tree Research Reports

Volume 3, 1998


Table of Contents

Section 1. Contributed papers about more than one genus

Brazil

M.J.A. Bertalot, I.A. Guerrini, and E. Mendoza
    Performance of four nitrogen fixing tree species in cerrado soil conditions .………..........…1

India

Anil Kumar, K.R. Solanki, and R. Singh
              Effect of windbreak on white rust and downy mildew of mustard (Brassica

              campestris) ..................………………………………………………….…......…4

Mexico

R. Ramírez-Orduña, R.G. Ramírez, R. Almaraz-Sánchez, H. Gonzalez-Rodríguez,
J.M. Ramírez-Orduña, R. Cepeda-Palacios, and J.M. Avila-Sandoval

    Seasonal variation in leaf mineral content of shrubs from Baja California Sur,

    México…………………………………………………………………..…………........8

R. Ramírez-Orduña, R.G. Ramírez, J.M. Ramírez-Orduña, R. Cepeda Palacios, and

J.M. Avila-Sandoval

    Seasonal variation in nutrient content of shrubs from Baja California Sur,

    México………………………………………………………………...……...……...…13

Philippines

Blesilda M. Calub
    Cutting interval and tree age at first cutting affect herbage production of six

    hedgerow trees species………………………………………………..……………...…17

USA

Craig Elevitch, Kim Wilkinson, and Bruce Mathews
    Mulch from hedgerows of nitrogen fixing trees affects soil nutrient levels in a

    jackfruit orchard……………………………………………………..……....………….21

 

Section 2. Contributed papers about a single genus

Acacia

Sunita Philips, Anita Dewan, Kanan Nanda, and S.C. Gupta
    Optimization of in-vitro seed germination and seedling growth of

    Acacia species…………………………………………………………………….26

Azadirachta

V.K. Gupta, K.R. Solanki, R.V.Kumar, abd A. Datta
    Propagating neem (Azadirachta indica) by air-layering…………………….…....…29

Casuarina

Maria J. A. Bertalot and E. Mendoza
    An observation of aerial nodulation of Casuaria equisetifolia in an agroforestry

    System in Brazil…………………………………………………………..……..…32

Elaeagnus

I.K. Thakur and V. Thakur

    Wood physical and chemical properties vary with stem diameter in

    Elaeagnus umbellata…………………………………………………......……....35

Helietta

R. Foroughbakhch, L.A. Hauad, R.K. Maiti, R.B. Hernández, and R.G. Ramírez
    Traditional uses and potential of Helietta parvifolia in northeastern México….….....38

Leucaena

Kahsay Berhe, J.C. Tothill, and J.Hanson
              Biomass production and psyllid resistance of Leucaena species grown as hedgerows

              on an upland Alfisol at Debre Zeit in the Ethiopian highlands…..............…......43

M.Yassen, Anwar-ul-Hassan, and R.H. Qureshi

    Growth response of Leucaena leucocephala to sodium chloride salinity…......….....49

Myroxylon

Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, Julio Zavaleta, Mario Antonio Orellana, and
Richard Phillips

    Myroxylon balsamum var. pereirae, the Salvadoran source of “Peru balsam”…....52

Sapium

E. A. Siril, U. Dhar, and P.P. Dhyani

    Seed germination of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum)………………....…..55

Sesbania

S. Viswanath, P.K. Kaushik, and U. Prakasam
    Biomass production and survival of Sesbania sesban in alley cropping………........59

Vitex

Wil de Jong, Rudijanta Utama, Donatus Rantan, Setia Budhi, Supia Kusmina, and
Fitri Sriwardani

    Appropriateness of Vitex pubescens production for swidden agriculturists…......….62

Fitri Sriwardani, Setia Budhi, Supia Kusmina, Rudianata Utama, Donatus Rantan,

and Wil de Jong

    Effect of moisturizing treatments on germination of Vitex pubescens seeds…...........66

Supia Kusmina, Setia Budhi, Fitri Sriwardani, Rudianata Utama, Donatus Rantan,

and Wil de Jong

    Effect of soil amendment on early growth of Vitex pubescens stumps……......……70


Guidelines for Authors……………………………………………………………………....74

Invitation to Join FACT Net……………………………………………………………..….75



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