A LOOK – SEE AT VETIVER GRASS IN MALAYSIA

Acknowledgement

Preface

Table of Contents

Index to Video Play

Part 1. PRODUCTION OF QUALITY PLANTING MATERIALS

Introduction

1.1 Root Regeneration

1.2 Effect of Age of Polybag Plants on Subsequent Growth

1.3 Effect of Tiller Numbers at Planting On Growth

1.4 Effect of Cultivar and Bag Size On Growth

1.5 Raising Vetiver Plants in Biodegradable Containers

1.6 Effect of Unorthodox Rooting-Media On Vetiver Growth

Part 2. ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF QUALITY VETIVER HEDGEROWS

Introduction

2.1 Effect of bag sizes on establishment of quality vetiver hedgerows

2.2 Effect of spacing cum fertilizer on growth of vetiver hedgerows

2.3. Use of selective herbicides to maintain quality vetiver hedgerows

Part 3. USE OF VETIVER GRASS AS IN SITU MULCH IN RUBBER PLANTINGS

Part 4. USES OF VETIVER CASE STUDIES

Introduction

4.1 Sungei Chinoh Estate, Perak Darul Ridzuan

4.2 Hwa Li Estate, Pahang Darul Makmur

4.3 RRIM Smallholders Laboratory, Bandar Sri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzun

Part 5. OBSERVATIONS TO SHOW SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF VETIVER HEDGEROWS

Introduction

5.1 Resistance to Fire Damage

5.2 Growth in Highway Embankments with Very Difficult Soil Types

5.3 Excavation

5.4 Layering