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Sequestration of Atmospheric carbon into subsoil horizons through deep rooted grasses - the Vetiver model Commentary by Umesh and Seshu Lavania.
The story of the development and global dissemination of Vetiver Grass Technology (VGT) as a tool for climate change adaptation, and community resilience." Presentation by Jim Smyle and Dick Grimshaw
India new vetiver clone CIMAC_FORAGIKA CIMAC_FORAGIKA ---- new forage - soil erosion clone - Umesh Lavania et all - patent application
Embedding Vetiver Grass Technology into Farm Systems at various scales under tropical and semi-tropical conditions.

TVNI WEBINAR # 1
Presented by Dick Grimshaw and Jim Smyle
Video ---- Pdf

Vetiver Based Women Micro-enterprize- Kerala India Presentation by Jacob Jose
Biodiversity of insect pests of rice in India Paper by: PC Rath, LK Bose, HN Subudhi, S Lenka and NN Jambhulkar
Smallholder farmers' decisions to the combined use of soil conservation
practices in Tiwa watershed, Northwest highlands of Ethiopia
paper by Ermias Debie
Farmers Adoption of Vetiver Grass Hedgerows for Soil and
Water Conservation, Haru District, Western Ethiopia
Paper by Lemesa Hailu and Leta Hailu
Review: Role of Vetiver Grass (Vetiver zizanioides L) for
Soil and Water Conservation in Ethiopia

paper by: Endale Bekele Jiru,

Buchura Negesse Wari

Another "Green Revolution"?? Article in "The Bank's World" 1988 by John Greenfield
The Vetiver System for the clean up of contaminated water in te Lake Valencia and Poa River - Venezuela

Presentation by Oswaldo Luque (March 2021

English ----- Spanish

MONTO VETIVER GRASS
for
WETLAND CONSTRUCTION
Photo Essay by Paul Truong
Constructed Vetiver Wetlands in Jimma, Ethiopia Review
Impact of termite infestation on cocoa yield under different cocoa cultivation systems in Cameroon poster by Djuideu T.C.L., Ambele C.F. and Bisseleua D.H.B.
The Adoption of Vetiver Grass for Soil Erosion Control in Simbu Province, Papuya New Guinea Paper by: R.M. Shelton and Chris Mondo
Interaction between Vetiver Grass Roots and Completely Decomposed Volcanic Tuff under Rainfall Infiltration Conditions paper by: Ling Xu ,Chongyang Gao, and Dongdong Yan
Vetiver Grass: A Tool for Sustainable Agriculture Chapter by: Suarau O. Oshunsanya and OrevaOghene Aliku
The story of the development and global dissemination of Vetiver Grass Technology (VGT) as a tool for climate change adaptation, and community resilience." Presentation by Dick Grimshaw and Jim Smyle (2021)
In vitro Tetraploid Induction of Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty
to Improve Salt Tolerance
paper by: Mattanaporn Maikami Lily Kaveeta Surin Peyachoknagul Malee Nanakorn
THE POTENTIAL OF CARBON SEQUESTRATION IN SOILS OF SOUTH ASIA paper by: Ratan Lal
Anti-termite properties of root and leaf powder of vetiver grass paper by Jayashree et al
Integrated termite management
for improved rainwater management: A synthesis of selected African experiences
Paper by: Swidiq Mugerwa, Denis Mpairwe, Emmanuel Zziwa, Kees Swaans and Don Peden
Economic importance of termites and integrated soil and water conservation for the rehabilitation of termite degraded lands and termite management in Ethiopia paper by: Daniel Getahun Debelo
Farmers' perception of the usefulness of vetiver
grass for termite control on Ogbomoso Agricultural
Zone farmlands, south-western Nigeria
paper by Esther Abosede Ewetola et al
FARMERS' PERCEPTION ON THE ROLE OF VETIVER GRASS IN SWC IN SOUTHWEST ETHIOPIA: THE CASE OF TULUBE PEASANT ASSOCIATION, METU DISTRICT paper by: Tekalign Negash Terefe
VETIVER PHYTOREMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY FOR REHABILITATING SHIRAZ MUNICIPAL LANDFILL, IRAN Paper by Haniyeh Jalalipour e tal
Combining Soil Nail and Vetiver Grass in A Slope Protection
Project In Vietnam
Paper by: N. T. Nghia, L. G. Lam and T. Hino
An examination of the use of "vetiver grass" to prevent eroslon in Yusufeli Region (Çoruh Watershed area-Turkey): A case study case study by: Oner Demirel and Kürşad Demirel
Role of Vetiveria zizanioides in soil protection and carbon sequestration paper by: C Subha Lakshmi and Ch. Chandra Sekhar
Effectiveness of Grass Strips as Barrier Against Runoff and Soil
Loss in Jijiga Area, Northern Part of Somali Region, Ethiopia
paper by: Sultan Welle, Korchoke Chantawarangul, Supakij Nontananandh
and Somjate Jantawat
Soil stabilization by vetiver paper by: Sawant Pooja Rajesh et al
Effect of Vetiver Grass (Vetiver Zizanioides) Hedgerows on Selected Soil Properties and Crop Yield on Farm Land at Haru District, Western Ethiopia paper by: Leta Hailu1, Gizaw Tesfaye, Tesfaye Yaekob
VETIVER POTENTIAL
FOR INCREASING GROUNDWATER RECHARGE
Paper by: B. Deesaeng, J. Pheunda, C. Onarsa and A. Boonsaner
MULTIPLE BENEFITS OF THE VETIVER SYSTEM AND ITS
ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATION IN ETHIOPIA
Paper by HABTEMARIAM ABATE AND BELAY SIMANE
Vetiver Planter Photo essay by Paul Truong
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR STRIP CROPPING ON THE FLOOD PLAINS IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA Photo essay by Paul Truong. Highly recommended, demonstrating how to manage floods and erosion on difficult black vertisols
Termite Biocontrol on Cacao Seedling:
Vetiver Grass Application
Paper by Le van Du & Nguyen Huu Truc
Applications of Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides) in Eco System Based Disaster Risk Reduction - Studies from Kerala State of India

Research article by Joice K Joseph, Amrutha Haridasan, Karunakaran Akhildev &
Pradeep Kumar A.P

Vetiver Planting Guide (2021) A pictorial essay by Evan Millwood
Vetiver Propagation in the subtropics (2021) A pictorial essay by Evan Millwood
Indigenous Agroforestry Manual The Forest Garden Authored by Mel Landers
Vetiver Latrine update (2021) Note by Roger Gietzen
Aceh - Indonesia Rehab Review Doc
Philippines - DPWH Standard Specifications For Coconet Sio-Engineering Solutions, Item 518 Department of Public Works (2008) Department Order involving Vetiver applications
Farmers' awareness of the potential of vetiver grass for soil erosion control on Ogbomoso Agricultural Zone farmlands,
south‑western Nigeria
paper
Vetiver Grass and Climate Change

Article from Peru

German translation

Using Vetiver Grass for Landfill Leachate Disposal with Phyto-Utilization

Video

Phyto-Utilization™ of Landfill Leachate for On-Site Disposal

video