1. 2011-10-20 World Vision (WV) Australia is involved in both agricultural development and relief work in East Africa. We asked folks there to answer a few questions regarding the current drought and famine. In what ways have you been involved with addressing the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa? Could...
  2. This book identifies 47 Acacia species which have potential for cultivation in the southern semi-arid region of Australia as a source of seed for human consumption. Eighteen species are regarded as having the greatest potential. Botanical profiles are provided for these species, together with...
  3. This document is a compendium of existing knowledge on the characteristics, silviculture, plantation techniques, growth rates and utilization of nitrogen fixing trees for different types of wasteland. It is organized as a set of tables designed to help the user first determine what species might...
  4. The aim of this series of publications is to bring together published information on selected genera of trees (Acacia) which have the potenital to increase the supply of fodder for ruminants. Each booklet summarizes published information on the fodder characteristics and nutritive value of one...
  5. Mangium is only one of a number of acacias from the humid Australasian tropics. Collectively they make up a group of little-known trees that have been largely untested in forest plantations. This study draws attention to nine of mangium's relatives because virtually nothing describing their...
  6. 2019-04-26 Fever tree (Acacia xanthophloea) is a fast-growing, medium-size tree (reaching 15 to 25 m in height) with smooth, yellow-green bark. Thorns up to 7 cm long grow on the trunk and become more dense in the spreading branches. Fever tree can be found throughout Africa, most commonly in swampy,...
  7. Acacia mangium can grow to be a tall tree up to 30 m. It is a fast-growing tree that can tolerate acidic and degraded soils. This tree grows best with moderate rainfall and full sunlight. It is one of the major leguminous species used in plantation forestry programs throughout Asia and the...
  8. Monkey Thorn is very tall, deciduous, nitrogen-fixing tree, growing to 30 m in height. It is adapted to hot dry climates and has bottle-brush cream flowers. This tree is primarily used as a fast-growing timber species for shade and animal fodder.