Sustainable harvesting, delivery and transport systems for Polyscias nodosa) in a coconut-malapapaya agroforestry scheme

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the project done in order to determine the cost-effective and ecologically-sound harvesting, delivery and transport systems for Malapapaya. Specifically, the project aimed to (1) characterize different Malapapaya production and harvesting sites; (2) determine productivity and cost factors of various harvesting, delivery and transport systems for Malapapaya; (3) compare productivity and costs of the various systems; (4) assess indicative ecological impacts of the various systems;...

Establishment of trial plantation of Jatropha curcas: Developing capabilities for the production of quality seeds and plantation

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the partial results of the project done to (1) determine the silvical characteristics of Jatropha curcas; (2) compare the silvical characteristics of the Jatropha curcas coming from different provenances; (3) determine the seed yield of Jatropha curcas; and, (4) identify candidate plus trees based on the silvical characterization of the provenances. DR. ARTURO SA. CASTILLO AND DR. ROSELYN F. PAELMO Institute of Renewable and Natural Resources College of Forestry and Natural...

Participatory Upland Development Program in Dampalit Watershed of the Makiling Forest Reserve, Philippines: A success story

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Report on the Participatory Upland Development Program aimed to strengthen the upland development capabilities of farmer's organization in the Makiling Forest Reserve

Forester Nicasio M. Balahadia
Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems
College of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of the Philippines Los Baños