Project: Study on integrated pest management of major leaf insect pests and stem borer beetles in Acacia hybrid, A. mangium and A. auriculiformis in Vietnam

Project: Study on integrated pest management of major leaf insect pests and stem borer beetles in Acacia hybrid, A. mangium and A. auriculiformis in Vietnam GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD) Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Forest Protection Research Centre Project leader: Tran Xuan Hung Implementation time: 2020-2022 TARGETS AND … [Read more...]

Project: Research and develop an integrated management program for control of cinnamon pests in some main cinnamon growing areas (Northern mountainous region and Quang Nam province)

Project: Research and develop an integrated management program for control of cinnamon pests in some main cinnamon growing areas (Northern mountainous region and Quang Nam province) GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Project level of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Forest Protection Research Center Project leader: Dr Le Van Binh Implementation time: … [Read more...]

Project: Pilot plantation and completion of planting techniques of technologically advanced germplasm of Acacia auriculiformis (AA42, AA53, AA56, AA92, AA95) for sawlog in the southeast and south central.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS Funding agency: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development Project lead organization: Vietnam Academy of Forestry Sciences Project implementation organization: Southeastern Forest Research and Experimental Centre Project leader: Dr. Tran Huu Bien Implementation time: 2018-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS Targets: - To establish 02 ha technologically advanced Acacia auriculiformis clones (AA42, AA53, AA56, AA92, AA95) trial in the south … [Read more...]

Project “Research on selection of varieties and intensive afforestation techniques of Prunus arborea (Blume) Kalkman for providing lager timber in the Northeast and Northwest regions, Vietnam”

Project leader: Dr. Hoang Van Thang Lead implementing institution: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Funding agency: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam Implementation period: five years, from 1/2017 to 12/2021 Objectives of the study: (i) To select at least 100 plus trees of P. arborea, at least two provenances and five promising families of P. arborea per region; (ii) To establish 6 ha of provenance testing models and 10 ha of experimental model of … [Read more...]

Project: “Research on cultivar selection and silvicultural techniques of Huynh (Tarrietia javanica Blume) intensive reforestation for supplying large timber in the Northern and Southern Central regions”

GENERAL INFORMATION: Program: Research topic by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Presiding institution: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Implementing institution: Forestry Science Center for Northern Central Vietnam Project leader: Dr. Pham Xuan Dinh Implementation period: 2018-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS: Targets: Additional identification of some of the forestry features of the Huynh (Tarrietia javanica Blume) tree. Select 50 … [Read more...]

Project: Breeding and planting method development of Chukrasia tabularis for high productivity and tolerance of shoot-tip borer in Vietnam.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Funding institution: Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development of Vietnam Project lead organization: Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Project implementation organization: Forest Protection Research Centre Project leader: Dr. Nguyen Minh Chi Implementation time: 2018-2022 TARGETS AND RESEARCH CONTENTS: Targets: - To select 100 plus trees of Chukrasia tabularis in the Northwest and North Central regions. - To identify at least 1 … [Read more...]

MICROMORPHOLOGICAL STUDY ON THE LEAF EPIDERMIS OF Schizostachyum nees FROM VIETNAM

Tran Van Tien1, Nguyen Hoang Nghia2 and Nianhe Xia3 1Da Lat University 2Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences 3South China Botanical Garden . INTRODUCTION The usefulness of anatomical characters of the epidermis of bamboos in classification has been recognized for a long time. Brandis (1907) studied the structure of bamboo leaves with special reference to their upper (adaxial) and lower (abaxial) epidermis. Takenouchi (1941) published detailed account of Japanese bamboos with special … [Read more...]

A new species od Adinandra jack. (Theaceae) from Vietnam

H. T. Son(1) and L. V. Dung(2) (1) Silviculture Research Institute, Vietnamese Academy of Forest Science, Vietnam (2) Biology Department, University of Dalat, Vietnam I. INTRODUCTION The genus Adinandra Jack. was proposed by William Jack in 1822, with two species A. dumosa and A. sylvestris (Calarence E.K., 1947). It currently comprises ca. 107 species (http://www.theplantlist.org/browse/A/Pentaphylacaceae/Adinandra/), which is mainly distributed in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, … [Read more...]

Mapping the potential for REDD+ to deliver biodiversity conservation in Viet Nam

A preliminary analysis Rebecca Mant, Steven Swan, Hoang Viet Anh, Vu Tan Phuong, Le Viet Thanh, Vo Thanh Son, Monika Bertzky, Corinna Ravilious, Julia Thorley, Kate Trumper and Lera Miles Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 REDD+: opportunities and risks for biodiversity 1.2 Mapping and REDD+ planning 1.3 REDD+ readiness efforts in Viet Nam 1.4 Changes in quality and quantity of Viet Nam’s forests 2. Developing maps of forest biomass carbon, forest cover change and biodiversity 2.1 … [Read more...]

Trajectories of deforestation, coffee expansion and displacement of shifting cultivation in the Central Highlands of Vietnam

ABSTRACT Production of commodities for global markets is an increasingly important factor of tropical deforestation, taking over smallholders subsistence farming. Measures to reduce deforestation and convert shifting cultivation systems towards permanent crops have recently been strengthened in several countries. But these changes have variable environmental and social impacts, including on ethnic minorities. In Vietnam, although a forest transition – i.e. shift from shrinking to expanding … [Read more...]