Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 302

Table of Content: 1 February 2012; 4(2)

February 2012

Plant performance of Anthurium andreanum as affected by shade conditions and different conventional nutrient sources

Investigation was done on the performance of Anthurium andreanum plant as affected by shade conditions as well as the effects of different conventional nutrient sources. Anthuriums were planted on beds containing a media of cocopeat, charcoal and vermicompost. The beds were constructed under two shade conditions, that is, shade house (netlon with 75% shade) and natural tree shade. Different sources of...

Author(s): Nuchhungi Khawlhring, James L. T. Thanga and F. Lalnunmawia

February 2012

Community consultations on use and management of preferred NTFPs: A case study of the four ecological zones of Swaziland

Traditional forest management systems were part of daily life in the natural forest and woodland resources in olden days Swaziland. The objective of the study was to embark on community consultations to collect information on their perception of preferred edible and medicinal non-timber forest products (NTFPs), their direct uses, the existing management strategies, the threats to forest biodiversity and the...

Author(s): Cliff S. Dlamini, Coert J. Geldenhuys

February 2012

Analysis of household energy sources and woodfuel utilisation technologies in Kiambu, Thika and Maragwa districts of Central Kenya

This study was carried out in Kiambu, Thika and Maragwa districts of Central Kenya. Its objective was to analyze household energy sources and utilization technologies used. Primary data was collected from households using structured and non structured questionnaires. Trees on farm were found to be the major supply of the woodfuel energy where firewood was the main source of household energy followed by...

Author(s): Githiomi J. K., Mugendi D. N. and Kung’u J. B.