Latest Pest and Diseases at Forest Plantation in Sarawak

Industrial Tree Plantation (ITP) is an intensively managed, even-age monoculture plantation, with special emphasis on fast-growing exotic species. For the State, this means Acacia mangium, Eucalyptus deglupta, Eucalyptus pellita, Gmelina arborea, Octomeles sumatrana, Khaya ivorensis, and Paraserianthes falcataria. The manifestation of ITP came about in the 90’s. The official effort geared towards ITP only began in …

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LPF, ITP, OP, and Supply blocked (!)

Malaysia is a signatory to a United Nations international agreement to develop REDD (reducing emission from deforestation and forest degradation). Conservative management has therefore, got to become part of the development of forest resources. Sustainable forest management practices, holistic approaches which marry both development and conservation, are being increasingly sought after as the means to …