19.06.2019 12:37
Soil greenhouse gas emissions in tropical peat swamp forests and oil palm plantations in central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Conversion of tropical peat swamp forests to oil palm plantations disrupts the carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycles, and...

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19.06.2019 12:30
Using peat shrub for agriculture likely reduces CO2 emissions and improves local livelihood

SUMMARY Indonesia has around 4 Mha of degraded peat shrub from a total of about 15 Mha peatland nationally....

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19.06.2019 12:27
The effect of nitrogen fertiliser on nitrous oxide emission in oil palm plantation

SUMMARY Oil palm is the largest agricultural crop in the tropics, accounting for 13% of all tropical land cover....

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19.06.2019 12:26
Effective water management for oil palm in peatland: for peat conservation and yield optimization

SUMMARY Oil palm developments in peat land need to emphasize an effective water management in order to have optimum...

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19.06.2019 12:26
Sustainable oil palm planting on peat soils in Sarawak

SUMMARY To produce high oil palm yields growers have to observe the practices that can ensure the crop is...

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19.06.2019 12:17
Challenges and opportunities for eddy-flux measurements of CO2 emissions of oil palm on peat

This paper reports on the opportunities and challenges of measuring the total net ecosystem exchange from managed tropical oil...

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19.06.2019 12:12
Profiling water table depth and soil moisture in a drained peat swamp hosting oil palm

Oil palm is a crop highly valued for its oil. Land conversion to host oil palm is proceeding rapidly...

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19.06.2019 12:10
Towards attaining high yields and long term sustainability of second generation oil palm plants on peat in north Sumatera, Indonesia – The Asian Agri experience

Asian Agri‘s planting of Gen-1 oil palms on peat commenced in 1991. Due to lack of experience with peat,inadequate...

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19.06.2019 12:07
Best management practices for sustainable development palm planting on peat: TH plantations Berhad’s experience

SUMMARY Claims were made that oil palm development on peat is not sustainable due to the impact on the...

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19.06.2019 12:52
Carbon budgets under different land uses on tropical peatland

Tropical peatland contains about 3% of the total global soil carbon and much of this is being released from...

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