SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION APPLICATIONS

The impact of vetiver grass (vetiveria zizanioides nash) integrated with covered plants on soil and water conservation in mango orchard at pakchong research station, thailand Thailand
Influence of intercropping between vetiver grass and cover crops on soil and water conservation and growth of 'namdokmai seetong' mango Thailand
Promotion of vetiver grass cultivation for soil and water conservation by farmer's participation - Presentation Thailand
Promotion of vetiver grass cultivation for soil and water conservation by farmer's participation Thailand
Comparative effects of composted vetiver grass prunes, vetiver hedgerows and vetiver mulch on soil quality and erodibility of a degraded soil - Presentation India
Comparative effects of composted vetiver grass prunes, vetiver hedgerows and vetiver mulch on soil quality and erodibility of a degraded soil. India
Modeling ground water recharge under vetiver hedgerows - Presentation India
Modeling ground water recharge under vetiver hedgerows India
The vetiver system, a biological solution for development and conservation in madagascar - Presentation Madagascar
The vetiver system, a biological solution for development and conservation in madagascar Madagascar
Effectiveness Of The Vetiver Hedges In Erosion And Sediment Control In Queensland Australia
Erosion and Sediment Control in the Makay Area, Qeensland, Australia Australia
Erosion and Sediment Control on the Darling Downs, Australia Australia
Erosion Control and Land Stabilisation in the Wet Tropics, Queensland, Australia Australia
Hydraulic Characteristics of Vetiver Hedges: An Engineering Design Approach to Flood Mitigation on a Cropped Flood Plain Australia
Sodic Soils and Vetiver in Australia (1kb 16/6/2000) Australia
Soil Moisture And Sorghum Yield As Affected Vetiver Hedges Under Irrigated And Dryland Conditions. Australia
VETIVER GRASS FOR EROSION & SEDIMENT CONTROL IN THE MACKAR AREA Australia
Vetiver grass hedges for erosion control on a cropped flood plain: hedge hydraulics Australia
Vetiver Hedgerows for the protection against flood and erosion damage on black vertisols (12/18/04) Australia
Vetiver grass: an option for erosion control in the hilly region of Bangladesh – prospects and limitations. Shoaib Jalal Uddin (CP2-4) (KB23) Bangladesh
Vetiver System in Controlling Water Borne Erosion with Particular Reference to Bangladesh Coastal Region (KB539 -10/26/03) Bangladesh
O CULTIVO DO VETIVER CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES (L.) ROBERTY PARA A ESTABILIZAÇÃO DO SOLO E O CONTROLE DA EROSÃO. (565KB 11/13/11) Brazil
Role of vetiver grass in stone lines stabilisation in the central Plateau of Burkina Faso. (18 kb 3/11/01) Burkino Faso
REPORT ON THE INTRODUCTION OF VETIVER GRASS IN NGIE, NW CAMEROON, FOR CONTOUR FARMING AND ROADSIDE STABILISATION (12/01/2000 kb37) Cameroon
SOIL CONSERVATION PRACTICES IN THE CARIBBEAN ARCHIPELAGO (84kb 01/28/01) Cartibbean
Vetiver Grass Hedgerows Likely To Be Key Solution For Stabilization Of Central American Watersheds Central America
Dabie Mountain (China) Training Course (10/04/04 KB 866) China
Dabie Mountains Soils and Water Conservation Project in China (KB 333 3/1/03) China
Effect Of Applying Vetiver Grass On Sloping Lands In China. Comparative Study Of Vetiveria zizanioides, China
Experiment of the application of vetiver to sand-fixing in tropical deserts. Hong Cheng, Feng Wang., Yu Li and Guohua Hu (PD2-3a) (KB29) China
Guangxi Province China - New VS rural development project(4/30/07) China
Introduction to China Vetiver and Agroforestry Technology Project (KB179 -10/26/03) China
Performance and Mechanism of Soil-reinforcement by Herb Root System (KB199 -10/26/03) China
Slope Rehabilitation with Vetiver and Native Plants in South China (KB144 -10/26/03) China
South China -- Pictures showing Dabie Mountain and institutional activities (88KB 2/18/0 China
Vetiver Development in China in 2000 (400kb 7/24/2000) China
Vetiver Development in Yunnan Province of southwest of China (02/16/06 KB 368) China
Vetiver for Sustainable Watershed Management in the Dabie Mountains of China (Winter Report 2004) (12/06/04 KB 97) China
Vetiver for Sustainable Watershed Management in the Dabie Mountains of China: Final Project Report (10/23/05. MB1.05) China
Vetiver for Sustainable Watershed Management in the Dabie Mountains of China: Swiss Re Funded Project Launched (6/3004 KB110) China
Eco-mortar vetiver technology interaction. Colombia
Grass Barriers In Cassava Hillside Cultivation: Rooting Patterns And Root Growth Dynamics Colombia
Interacción entre el mortero ecológico y la tecnología vetiver- experiencias en la región andina - Presente Colombia
Interaccion entre el mortero ecologico y la tecnologia vetiver- experiencias en la region andina. Colombia
Community mobilization for the control of ravine erosion with vetiver technology in the democratic republic of the congo Congo D.R.
Vetiver System Utilization For Agriculture And In The Fight Against Urban Erosions In Democratic Republic Of The Congo (DRC). (06/18/08 KB460) Congo DR
El vetiver como compoenentre del manejo sostenible de los suelos en ecosistemas fargiles de Cuba Cuba
Lakeshore Soil Conservation Initiative El Salvador. (01/02/2001 200KB) El Salvador
Amhara Regional State Proposal On Vetiver PromotionVetiver Grass Technology (VGT) -- Introduction and Promotion In The Amhara Regional Stat, Ethiopia. Ethiopia
Erosion Control in Agricultural Areas: An Ethiopian Perspective (3/26/01) Ethiopia
Integrated Food Security Project -- Amhara Regional State -- Ethiopia Ethiopia
Status report on the use of Vetiver Grass for soil and water conservation by GTZ IFSP South Gonder, Ethiopia (KB 76) Ethiopia
Vetiver in the rehabilitation of the degraded Zegzeg watershed in Ethiopia. Tessema Chekun Awoke (CP1-4) (KB43) Etyhiopia
Back From The Future: Do's and Don'ts After 50 years of Vetiver Utilization in Fiji. Fiji
Vetiver and cash crop erosion control systems for sustainable sloping land farming in Fiji. T. Nakalevu, I. Ratukalou, J. Waradi, M. Elder and A.J. Dowling (CP1-5) (KB44) Fiji
Application of the Vetiver Grass System in Land Stabilisation, Erosion and Sediment Control in Civil Construction Global
Application of the Vetiver System in the Reclamation of Degraded Land (KB 39.8 10/21/03) Global
Black Cotton Soils and the Vetiver System - John Greenfield Global
Community “Glue” Pot. (56KB 06/23/06) Global
Community development and poverty alleviation opportunities through the use of the vetiver system Global
HANDS ON: IT WORKS ---- VETIVER - A GRASSY SOLUTION (18 kb 3/11/01) Global
Hedgerows And Mulch As Soil Conservation Measures On Steep Lands. Global
Introduccion a la red internacional de vetiver Global
Introduction to the vetiver network international Global
Land Stabilisation, Erosion and Sediment Control in Civil Construction Global
One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade Global
Prospect And Problems In Use Of Vetiver For Watershed Management Global
SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAMME FOR COMMUNAL FARMING Global
Soil and Water Quality Management through Vetiver Grass Technology (VGT) (3/26/01) Global
The vetiver network international Global
Utilisation du système végétatif pour la réhabilitation des sols, pour une agriculture durable et pour la conservation de la biodiversité. (9/11/05. KB512) Global
Vetiver and Agroforestry Technology Project (KB179 -10/26/03) Global
Vetiver for environmental conservation. S. Subramanian and Shoukath (CP1-2) (KB14 Global
Vetiver Grass - An Essentail Grass for the Conservation of Planet Earth (8/29/02 10 KB) Global
Vetiver Grass - The Hedge Against Erosion - A technology for soil and water conservation and embankment stabilization -- VIDEO (09/28/08) Global
Vetiver Grass As Erosion And Land Productivity Control Global
Vetiver Grass for Erosion Control and Land Stabilisation in the Wet Tropics Global
Vetiver Potential for Increasing Groundwater Recharge Global
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL (07/06/04 KB86) Global
Vetiver System for Slope Stabilization (KB439 -10/26/03) Global
Vetiver System for soil and water conservation (11/16/01 147KB Global
Vetiver System for Soil and Waterhed Management - Photo album (with captions) Global
Vetiver System for Soil and Waterhed Management - Photo essay Global
Vetiver Vis-A-Vis Indigenous Plant Species For Conserving Soil And Water In Arid Lands Global
Water conservation & Desert Rehabilitation (85 KB 03/19/06) Global
ASSESSMENT OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION METHODS APPLIED TO THE CULTIVATED STEEPLANDS OF SOUTHERN HONDURAS Honduras
Comparative Study Of Hedgerow Of Vetiver And Other Grasses With Mechanical Measures On Erosion Losses At 4% Runoff Plots India
Constraints Of Using Vetiver In Watershed Management In Sub-Mountain And Scarcity Zone Case Study Of Nashik District (India). India
Effect Of Vetiver Hedge On Runoff, Soil Loss, Soil Moisture And Yield Of Rainfed Crops In Alfisol Watersheds Of Southern India Vetiveria nigritana, And Andropogon gayanus In A Trial Of Soil And Water Conservation. India
Environmental Considerations In Erosion Control: Use Of Vetiver Grass In Soil Moisture Conservation Program In Sardar Sarovar (Narmada River) Catchment In India. India
Indian peasants have long used Vetiver grass (12/05/04 KB 11) India
Performance Of Vetiveria zizanioides In Rainfed Areas Of Vindhyan Plateau Of Madhya Pradesh, India India
Studies On A Biological Erosion Control System Integrating Tree And Grasses To Manage Degraded Soils Of Foot-Hill Himalayas. India
Studies On The Effect Of Contour Vegetative Hedges On Moisture Conservation, Growth And Yield Attributes Of Millets, Cotton And Pulses Under Rainfed Conditions. India
Suitable Techniques For Establishment Of Vetiver Hedgerows In Semi-Arid Region Of Rajasthan-India India
Use Of Vetiver In Soil Conservation In The Black And Red Soil Areas Of India. India
VETIVER APPLICATION IN ORISSA (INDIA) DURING 1998 -1999 (15kb 7/24/2000) India
Vetiver grass a key to sustainable development in Bali Indonesia
Vetiver improving lives of impoverished indonesian subsistence farming mountain communities, led by children Indonesia
Mseto Environmental Self Help Group Vetiver Grass Project. Kenya
Performance of Narrow Strips of Vetiver Grass and Napier Grass as Barriers against Runoff and Soil Loss on a Clay Loam Soil in Kenya. (10/26/04 KB902) Kenya
Community development and poverty alleviation in madagascar Madagascar
El sistema vetiver para la estabilizacion de dunas de arena y el alivio de la pobreza en madagascar Madagascar
Potential Use of the Vetiver Grass Technology for Soil and Water Conservation and Land Stabilization in Madagascar. Madagascar
Soil and Water Conservation and Land Stabilization in Madagascar. Madagascar
The vetiver system for railway batter stabilisation in madagascar Madagascar
The vetiver system for sand dune stabilisation & poverty alleviation in madagascar Madagascar
MORE ADVANCED CONSERVATION FARMING FOR STEEPER SLOPES. Contour Vegetative Strips Vetiver Grass in Zambia and Malawi (5 kb 3/11/01) Malawi
SLOPE STABILIZATION AND EROSION CONTROL-- USE OF VETIVER GRASS FOR ENGINEERING PURPOSES IN MALAYSIA WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO-- Malaysia
Introduction, Early Resultrs and Potential uses of VGRH in Mediterranean Regions Mediterranean
Oaxaca, -- Annual Report 1998 Mexico
Vetiver as a Component of World Relief’s Sustainable Agriculture Program in Nicaragua Nicaragua
Soil Conservation/VS research - Nigeria (4/30/07) Nigeria
Use of Vetiver Grass for Soil and Water Conservation in Nigeria (KB211 -10/26/03) Nigeria
Vetiver System for Soil and Water Conservation in Nigeria (KB211 -10/26/03 Nigeria
Efficacy of vetiver in soil erosion control on Guam. R. Muniappan, Greg Wiecko and P. Singh (CP2-01) (KB11) Pacific
Land Stabilization, Ersoion and Sediment Control in the Asia Pacific Region Pacific
Pacific Basin -- Vetiver activities in the --  Ken Kramer, Soil Conservationist, Saipan Field Office Pacific
Reef protection using Vetiver System in Vanuatu. (09/18/08) Pacific
Saipan - Vetiver Status (02/14/06 KB 336) Pacific
Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards by Using the Vetiver System in Southern Guam (8/29/05. KB304) Pacific
Report on visit to Western Panama Panama
Vvisit to Western Panama Panama
Establishment and Management of Vetiver Grass within the Traditional Garden System _Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
Vetiver Hedges for Soil Conservation with Alternative Crops in Peru Peru
Le VETIVER : Une Solution peu coûteuse pour La Défense et la Dans cette fiche... Restauration des sols, l’Agroforesterie et la bioingenierie au Sénégal (353KB 08/06/06) Senegal
Southern Africa Visit South Africa
Vetiver Grass Hedgerows For Soil And Water Conservation In Tea Lands In Sri Lanka -- A Success Story Sri Lanka
Vetiver Demonstration Report. Swaziland Progress Report to August 2001. (11/16/01 21KB) Swaziland
DANIDA Conservation Trial - Tanzania Tanzania
Eco-Technical Applications of Vetiver Grass in Tanzania (KB86 -10/26/03) Tanzania
TERMINAL REPORT ON VETIVER TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT IN TANZANIA Tanzania
Soil and water losses in reforestation intercropped with vetiver strips at the Ping, Wang, Yom and Nan sub-river basins of Northern Thailand. Warin Jirasuktaveekul, Suparb Paramee, Chalatorn Sritulanon,Somyot Rungrojwanich, Montri Bhuddawong and Pech Ploicharuen (CP1-11) (KB64) Tgailand
Aplicación del sistema de vetiver para la conservación de suelos y aguas en tailandia Thailand
Application of vetiver system for soil and water conservation in thailand Thailand
Effect of vetiver grass on crop yield and soil moisture. Santibhab Panchaban and Kanlaya Damrongsadsiri (CP1-1) (KB20) Thailand
Farmer’s experience on the use of vetiver grass for soil and water conservation on farmland Sornchai Thongsri (CP1-6) (KB15) Thailand
Grass Barriers In Cassava Hillside Cultivation Thailand
Huai khayeng thailand: vetiver cultivation by example Thailand
Investigación, desarrollo y aplicación del vetiver en tailandia Thailand
Performance of vegetative barriers in conserving soil and moisture at different levels of planting. R. Jagannathan, G. Rangaraju, H. Vijayaraghavan and W. Wilfred Manuel (CP1-7) (KB27) Thailand
Soil Conservation/VS/cassava - Thailand (4/30/07) Thailand
Study of the suitable distance of vetiver hedges made for macadamia varieties grown on different slope lands by using nuclear techniques. J. Mahisarakul, S. Srisaichua, J. Siripaiboon, S. Topungtium, N. Apichai, and S. Thita (CP1-3) (KB31) Thailand
Study On Optimum Rows And Different Plant Spacings Of Vetiver Grass For Soil Erosion Control On Sloping Land. Thailand
Test Of Planting Vetiver Grass At Different Vertical Intervals Of Soil And Water Conservation On Sloping Land. Thailand
Use of vetiver grass in the reclamation and improvement of acid sulphate soils in Thailand: a pre-experiment study. Surachai Muensangk (CP1-13) (KB28) Thailand
Use Of Vetiver Grass With Some Soil Conservation And Improvement Measures For Sustainability In Cassava - Based Cropping (Sword Bean) Thailand
Vetiver research, development and application in thailand Thailand
Vetiver System for Erosion Control and Slope Stabilization along the Yadana Gas Pipeline Right-of-way (KB618 -10/26/03) Thailand
Vetiver system for soil and water conservation on the burma-thailand gas pipeline and community outreach programs Thailand
VETIVER System FOR SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PERSPECTIVES FROM THAILAND (01/03/ 02) Thailand
Vetiver System for Soil Erosion Control and Better Water Quality in Farm Ponds in Salt Affected Sandy Areas of Northeast, Thailand (KB618 -10/26/03) Thailand
Working with farmers: the key to adoption of vetiver grass hedgerows to control erosion in cassava fields in thailand Thailand
Vetiver grass hedgerows for soil and water conservation in the farmlands of Uganda. Godfrey Kasozi (CP1-8) (KB19) Uganda
Fort Polk, Mississippi, USA Vetiver Feedback (kb3 4/29/00) USA
VETIVER SYSTEM: POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (76kb 16/6/2000 USA
Alcances y retos en la investigación de la tecnología del pasto vetiver en venezuela y latinoamérica Venezuela
La tecnología del pasto vetiver en venezuela. una herramienta para la conservación del ambiente y el desarrollo comunitario Venezuela
Soil and water quality management through vetiver grass technology. Oscar S. Rodríguez P. (CP1-9) (KB41) Venezuela
Soil Erosion Control Trial in Phu Tho and Thai Nguyen Provionces of Vietnam (8/10 110KB) Vietnam
Vetiver -- A Promising Grass For Soil Conservation In Vietnam Vietnam
Vetiver grass in hedgerow farming systems on sloping lands in Viet Nam. Thai Phien and Tran Thi Tam (CP1-10) (KB28 Vietnam
Vetiver System for Erosion Control on Severe Acid Sulfate Soil in Southern Vietnam (KB631.8 -10/26/03) Vietnam
Vetiver System for Erosion Control on Severe Acid Sulfate Soil in Southern Vietnam (KB631.8 -10/26/03) Vietnam
How vetiver grass prevents erosion! Want to Learn More about Vetiver Grass? (6 kb 3/11/01) Zambia
EXPERIENCES WITH VETIVER GRASS IN A SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAMME FOR COMMUNAL FARTMERS IN ZAKA DISTRIC, ZIMBABWE Zimbabwe
FARMERS IN ZAKA DISTRICT, ZIMBABWE -- EXPERIENCES WITH VETIVER GRASS
Zimbabwe
Hippo Valley Estates -- Magudu Vetiver Outreach Project. Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE: EXPERIENCES WITH VETIVER GRASS IN A SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAMME FOR COMMUNAL FARTMERS IN ZAKA DISTRICT Zimbabwe

 

 


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