Milky Chances for the Rivers and Streams

Water movement or rain movement or more accurately; forest hydrology processes for moist tropical rain forests goes something like this. There are three ways to which the rain water could get to the forest floor. The first one, a small portion of it at least, is by direct fall through, meaning that the rain droplets …

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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 …

Intelligent Plants

The name is Stefano Mancuso. The job description includes finding the "brain" of a plant and understand its functions; a plant neurobiologist to be exact. The idea is that plants (in general) have intelligence, consciousness. Classically, we disregard plants as living, living creatures to be exact. Stefano Mancuso is on a mission to prove otherwise. I …