Category: management

Vetiver Grass as a Forage

Texas – after burning Feb 4 2014   The same  – May 27 2014 Currently vetiver is normally used for forage as a bi-product from environmental applications. Climate change could make vetiver an interesting forage crop due to its wide…

VETIVER AND COLD TOLERANCE.

Paul Truong, TVNI’s Technical Director has updated information relating to the tolerance of vetiver to cold. His slide presentation – COLD TOLERANCE OF VETIVER – should be of interest to users who live in areas of hot summers and cold winters –…

The Vetiver System supports Community Resilience at a time of uncertainty – Part I – The Farm

I propose to write about how the Vetiver System can help build up community resilience in these uncertain times when many communities can expect little support from government or others to deal with increasing problems created by climate change, continuing…

Vetiver System – Vetiver Grass Technology Applications

Vetiver Grass is an absolute unique plant for many reasons, but its most impressive characteristics are that it can be grown successfully in virtually every country with a warm to hot climate, and for a large range of different applications…

On farm management of Vetiver grass hedgerows

With the increasing potential of multipurpose uses of vetiver grass hedgerow (VGH) by farmers it is important to give some thought as to how the hedges are managed – basically planting design, maintenance and harvesting. The primary purpose of VGH…