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Individual study: Agroforesty [sic] system for rehabilitation of degraded peatland in Central Kalimantan

Published source details

Harun M.K. & Yuwati T.W. (2015) Agroforesty [sic] system for rehabilitation of degraded peatland in Central Kalimantan. Journal of Wetlands Environmental Management, 3, 41-46


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Directly plant peatland trees/shrubs Peatland Conservation

A study in peat swamps in Indonesia (Harun & Yuwati 2015) reported that planted jelutong trees (probably Dryera polyphylla, but not clearly reported) grew in height and diameter within a range of agroforestry systems. Over approximately six years after planting, tree height increased by 87–128 cm/year, and diameter increased by 1.6–2.2 cm/year. Trees (probably saplings, but not clearly reported) were planted in peat swamps between strips of crops, mixed with crops or amongst aquaculture operations. Tree diameter and height were measured between 64 and 78 months after planting.

(Summarised by Nigel Taylor)