Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 314

Table of Content: October 2009; 1(8)

October 2008

Effect of organic and inorganic soils on successful emergence of roots in spring rings

  A glasshouse experiment was conducted to determine the effect of soil types on the emergence of Eucalyptus viminalis in spring ring containers. Five inorganic soils such as 100% clay, 100% sand, 85% sand and 5% clay, 70% sand and 30% clay, and 55% sand and 45% clay and, three organic soils like medium nutrient and medium texture compost, medium nutrient and coarse texture compost, medium nutrient and fine...

Author(s): Hani A AL-Zalzaleh

October 2009

Use of mathematical models in forestry: Evaluation of ProFor model in three main forestry regions of South Africa

  Timber harvesting operations in plantation forestry in South Africa are rapidly being mechanised. However, machine movement in forest plantations may negatively affect soil quality. The forestry industry is introducing mathematical models to enable it address, limit or at least predict soil damage. One of these mathematical models is the “ProFor” model. The study was conducted in four harvesting...

Author(s): D. J. Kachamba, A. Rozanov, P. A. Ackerman and D. Matthies

October 2009

Effect of NPK fertilizer on growth and yield of banana in Northern Oman

  Banana is the leading fruit crop in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It represents the second most important fruit crop after date palm in the Sultanate of Oman, a subtropical arid country in the Middle East. Banana is grown as an intercrop throughout Oman but it is commercially cultivated on a large scale in the Dhofar (southern) region of and in Al-Batinah (coastal) region in the North. A...

Author(s): Khalid Al-Harthi and Rashid Al-Yahyai