THE VETIVER PLANT, AGRONOMY, RESEARCH

Agronomy. Newsletter #15 Asia
CASE STUDIES FROM THE ALTERNATIVES TO SLASH-AND-BURN PROGRAM (ASB) (03/17/04 KB 162) Asia
Chemicals in Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) NASH (Poaceae) -- khus-khus, Cuscus Grass, Vetiver (12KB 2/18/02) Asia
Fire (Wildfire) What Bushfire. Paul Truong and Vetiver and Fire (11/13/02 - 1MB) Australia
Fire and Vetiver. Poster from Australia (KB224 8/20/03) Australia
Fire Tolerance of Vetiver Grass (02/22/06 MB2.5) Australia
Overview of Research, Development and Application of the Vetiver Grass System (VGS) Overseas and in Queensland Australia
Resistance Of Vetiver Grass To Infection By Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne Spp) Australia
Resistance Of Vetiver Grass To Infection By Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne Spp) Australia
Salt Tolerance of Monto Vetiver (12/20/05 KB590) Australia
Soil Moisture And Sorghum Yield As Affected Vetiver Hedges Under Irrigated And Dryland Conditions. Australia
Soil Moisture Competion between Vetiver Hedges and Sorghum Under Irrigated and Dryland Condition Australia
Vetiver Grass - Valid Species as of July 31, 1990 Australia
Affects of Plant Growth Retardants on Growth of Vetiver Grass _China China
Area/Temperature Limitation to Application of Vetiver System in China (06/30/05 152KB) China
Cold Tolerance - Interim Report on Breeding the New Vetiver Variety for Cold Tolerance by Biotechnology - Xia Hanping -China (03/17/04 KB 720) China
Cold tolerance research - China(4/30/07) China
Development of Vetiver Root System in the Rejuvenation Period After Transplanting: A Fertilizer Experiment China
Dynamic State of Nutrient Contents of Vetiver Grass (KB 13 7-10/26/03) China
Efficient regeneration system and agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Vetiveria zizanioides China
Genetic Diversity of Vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides) (KB 540 -10/26/03) China
Hong Kong -- Recent Trials with Vetiver in-- by R.D. Hill Department of Ecology & Biodiversity The University of Hong Kong China
Insects on Vetiver Hedges (China) ( II ) China
Insects on Vetiver Hedges (China) (I) China
Natural Vetiver Communities Distributed In China China
Screening excellent accessions of vetiver grass (11/14/02 - 23KB) China
Screening for Better Ecotypes of Vetiver Grass (KB 251-10/26/03) China
Simple Treatments to Protect Vetiver Against Cold Winter in North Subtropics of China. (8/18/05. KB192) China
Grass Barriers In Cassava Hillside Cultivation: Rooting Patterns And Root Growth Dynamics (KB 34 3/26/01) Colombia
Advance of Scientific Research on Vetiver System (KB238 -10/26/03) Global
Carbon Dioxide emissions -- MITIGATING GHG EMISSIONS IN THE HUMID TROPICS: Global
DNA Analysis of Genetic Diversity of vetiver and future selections for use in erosion control and PowerPoint presentation (3/26/010) Global
DNA analysis of the genetic diversity of vetiver and future selections for use in erosion control. -- Robert P. Adams (PL4) (KB64) Global
DNA fingerprints (RAPDs) of the pantropical grass vetiver, Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash (Gramineae), reveal a single clone, 'Sunshine', is widely utilized for erosion control Global
DR. BILL'S ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY TERPENOIDS, ESSENTIAL OILS (12KB 2/18/02) Global
Hedge Vetiver: A Genetic and Intellectual Heritage (11/3/01 48KB) Global
Know Your Hedge Vetiver: Environmental Concerns About Vetiveria zizanioides Global
Vetiver System - The Plant (with captions) Global
Vetiver System - The Plant - Photo essay Global
Vetiver System – A Unique and Wide Ranging System of Environmental Improvement. (12/06/04 KB 59) Global
Ameliorative Potential of Vetiver for Reclamation of Sodic Soils (21 KB, 04/11/04) India
Comparative resistance of mycorrhizal fungi to sewage sludge on Vetiveria zizanioides (Linn.) Nash D. Anusuya (CP5-3) (KB12) India
Relative performance of aromatic grasses under saline irrigation (11/20/07 850KB) India
Ruh Khus (Wild Vetiver Oil)/Oil of Tranquility. By Christopher McMahon (11/3/01 28KB) India
Vetiver Root System: Search for the Ideotype (KB170 -10/26/03) india
Indonesia - Bali - Vetiver Flier (10/04/04 KB 866) Indonesia
Looksee at Vetiver - P.K.Yoon. (10/04/04 MB26.6) Malaysia
LAZOS PARA LOS SUELOS AGUA Y SEMILLAS DE OAXACA, A.C. MEXICO(11/20/2000 KB 4) Mexico
Insect Damage Impacts and Soil Temperature on Vetiver Grass New Zealand
Soil Structure -- GENERAL VARIABILITY OF SOILS UNDER VETIVER GRASS STRIPS: FOCUS ON COMBATING LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION - Paul B. Okon and O. Babalola - Nigeria. (03/17/04 KB 128). Tables for this paper. (03/17/04 KB 88) Nigeria
Increased efficiency in vetiver propagation with the use of growth promoters. Howell T. Ho, Mary Noah S.J. Manarang and Ader B. Anicete (CP5-5) (KB176) Philippines
Differences between V. zizanioides and V. nigratana from Senegal (5/14/02 pdf KB 130) Senegal
Mapping the Natural Distribution of Genus Vetiveria in Senegal, Traditional Uses and the Potential for Business Opportunities (KB451 -10/26/03) Senegal
SITES DE DEMONSTRATION de Vetiver au Senegal Octobre 2001 (11/3/01 12KB) Senegal
Ttermite control and house construction in Senegal (448 kb 8/23/01) Senegal
Vetiveria nigritana in Senegal (7 kb 3/11/01) Senegal
VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES - The plant (50KB 10/7/01) Senegal
Research topics of applying Vetiver for carbon sequestration in Taiwan (8/19 20KB) Taiwan
Root extension rate of vetiver under different temperature treatments (Taiwan) (20kb 8/22/01) Taiwan
Vetiver Research in Taiwan - update(4/30/07) Taiwan
Development of methods to measure soil loss and runoff in field experiments involving vetiver grass. Samran Sombatpanit and Wichai Suwangerd (CP5-6) (KB28) Thailand
Developmental variation of four selected vetiver ecotypes. Lily Kaveeta,Ratchanee Sopa, Malee Na Nakorn,Rrungsarid Kaveeta, Weerachai Na Nakorn, and Weenus Charoenrungrat (CP5-14) (KB213) Thailand
DNA polymorphisms generated by single-strand conformational polymorphism and random amplified polymorphic DNA technique are useful tools for Thai vetiver genome analysis. Pattana Srifah, Busarakum Pomthong, Vipa Hongtrakul and Nitsri Sangduen (CP5-10) (KB312) Thailand
Meiosis of vetiver germplasm in Thailand (8/29/05. KB424) Thailand
Microbiology associated with the vetiver plant. Settha Siripin (CP5-4) (KB66) Thailand
Root Characteristics And Root Distribution Studies Of Some Vetiver Grass (Vetiveria zizanioides L, Nash And Vetiveria Nemoralis A. Camus) In Thailand By Using P-3z Tracer Technique Thailand
Rooting characteristics comparison of Vetiveria nigratana and Vetiveria zizanioides (KB 384 8/23/01) Thailand
Evaluation of Vetiver Grass Root Growth,Oil Distribution, and Repellancy Against Formosan Subterranean Termites (970 KB 03/20/06) USA
Rusle Formula-- Calibration of -- With Vetiver Grass As Life Sediment Filter In The Hills Of Puerto Rico. USA
Root growth comparison between V. zizaniodes and V. nemoralis in Vietnam (02/04/04 MB 1.2 ) Vietnam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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