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Management of fallow species composition with tree planting in Papua New Guinea

Bourke, R. Michael


In response to increasing population pressure and demand for food to feed pig herds, villagers are intensifying land use in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Managing the species composition of fallow vegetation is one intensification technique used. The most important species used is Casuarina oligodon. Minor species include Parasponia rigida, Schleinitzia novo-guineensis, Albizia spp. And Piper aduncum. Casuarina is a multi-purpose species grown throughout the highlands that provides timber for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1997
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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