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Challenges and experiences of women in the forestry sector in Nepal
(Academic Journals, 2011-05)
This article asks why there are relatively few women at the Institute of Forestry (IOF) and in the field of forestry in Nepal. It explores the obstacles to entering and succeeding in this male-dominated field from women’s ...
Management trade-off between aboveground carbon storage and understory plant species richness in temperate forests
(Ecological Society of America, 2013-09)
Because forest ecosystems have the capacity to store large quantities of carbon (C), there is interest in managing forests to mitigate elevated CO2 concentrations and associated effects on the global climate. However, some ...
Feed the Future IPM Innovation Lab: A Critical Role in Global Food Security
(Research Information Ltd., 2015-08)
The need: food security The World Food Summit of 1966 defined “food security” as existing “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life.” Food ...
Cycad Aulacaspis Scale, a Newly Introduced Insect Pest in Indonesia
(Department of Biology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia; Indonesian Society for Biology, 2012-09)
Cycad aulacaspis scale (Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)) is native to Thailand and Vietnam. Since the early 1990s it has been spreading around the world due to the trade in cycad plants for ornamental ...