Eco-friendly pratices in oil palm plantation in Sabah - A survey

Lim, Fabian Chin Wen (2010) Eco-friendly pratices in oil palm plantation in Sabah - A survey. Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)


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This research was done with the objective to review the eco-friendly practices in oil palm estates located in Sabah. The study was divided into three management aspects; namely fertilizer management, pest and disease management, and land preparation and biodiversity management. A survey method using questionnaire form was used to collect the data from the respondents. The questionnaire form was developed based on the 'Guidelines to Good Agriculture Practices for Palm Oil' which was introduced by Unilever (2003). A total of 17 respondents responded to the questionnaire. Descriptive statistics and chi-square test were used to analyze the data. From the test, it was discovered that the respondents were aware of eco-friendly practices and has already deployed the methods in their respective estates. This finding was contradicting with the statements made by Western countries, various bodies and the media.

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eco-friendly, Oil palm, Biodiversity management, Oil palm plantation in Sabah
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General) > S1-(972) Agriculture (General) > S590-599.9 Soils. Soil science Including soil surveys, soil chemistry, soil structure, soil-plant relationships
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Sustainable Agriculture
Depositing User: ADMIN ADMIN
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2012 08:27
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 15:15

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