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Report 08. The pole market in Haiti : southwest to Port-au-Prince 
Street, Donald R.; Bellerive, Phillippe (2019-04-23)
The purpose of this work was to analyze the pole market in Port-au-Prince. The study entailed taking samples of 25 randomly chosen poles at seven depots in the metropolitan area and tracing their movement from their origin. ...
Report 07. Haiti regional tree nursery cost study 
Goodwin, Steve; Reid, R. Kent; Street, Donald R. (2019-04-23)
The Pan American Development Foundation (Pwo Pyebwa) has requested a study to determine the current cost of producing seedlings in a local nursery. The purpose of this study is to determine the production costs of a typical ...
Report 30. The effects of alley cropping and fertilizer application on continuously-cropped maize 
Shannon, Dennis A.; Vogel, Wolfgang O.; Kabaluapa, Kapinga N. (2019-09-03)
A trial was conducted to study the effect of alley cropping on maize under continuous cropping. Treatments consisted of alley cropping and control (no hedgerows), with and without fertilizer. Maize was planted twice a year ...
Report 03. Short-term seedling field survival and growth as influenced by container type and potting mix 
Reid, R. Kent (2019-09-03)
This investigation tested the field performance of planting stock types used in the AOP. Field growth and survival of five species (chene, kapab, cassia, neem, and ced) were measured. Four container types (Winstrips, ...
Report 05. Microsymbiont colonization and seedling development as influenced by inoculation method : Rhizobium and Frankia 
Reid, R. Kent (2019-09-03)
This investigation tested the various methods used in Haitian nurseries for inoculating tree seedlings with nitrogen-fixing organisms. Acacia, leucaena, and frene were inoculated with Rhizobium powder by oil-coat, water-coat, ...
Report 31. Development of stock quality criteria 
Reid, R. Kent (2019-09-03)
This study examined survival and growth of seedlings of several species produced in standard and Deep 5 Rootrainers. The objectives were to test for differences between the two containers, and to determine the minimum size ...
Report 01. Tree planting in Haiti: a socio-economic appraisal 
Street, Donald R. (2019-09-10)
The purpose of this rapid-reconnaissance study was to augment previous work on tree planting in Haiti by taking advantage of a longer history of woodlot operations and to include socio-economic data on hedgerows, border ...
Report 14. Financial analysis of selected tree operations in Haiti's Northwest and Central Plateau 
Street, Donald R.; Hunter, Arthur G.; Bellerive, Phillippe (2019-09-03)
The purpose of this work was to conduct a financial study of one tree border planting at Mirebalais in the Central Plateau and three tree farms located in the Northwest. This study entailed the computation of Net Present ...
Report 09. Socio-cultural factors in Haitian agroforestry: research results from four regions 
Starr, Paul D. (2019-09-03)
This report presents the results of research on socio-cultural aspects of agroforestry in the Des Forges, Bassin Bleu, Vialet and Maniche areas of Haiti. A total of 258 households were surveyed, 108 in Bassin Bleu and fifty ...
Report 33. Economic indicators of Agroforestry II strategy implementation: farm income analysis to agricultural project analysis 
Fleming, Kent D.; Karch, G. Edward (2019-09-03)
The strategy of the Agroforestry II Project (AFII) is to bring about sustainable improvements in Haitian hillside farm productivity and farmer net income. AFII and the previous agroforestry program are widely acknowledged ...
Report 29. Agroforestry knowledge, attitudes and practices in Northwest Haiti 
Starr, Paul D.; d'Aquin, Sigrid; Rorison, Kathleen M. (2019-09-03)
This study provides information about the knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning agroforestry and related agricultural practices of the part of 504 farm families served by CARE International in Northwestern Haiti. ...
Report 23. A Geographic Information System (GIS) approach to locating potential planting sites for the Catalpa longisssima species (chene) in Haiti 
Vaval, Fritz; Brown, Douglas C. (2019-09-03)
This paper reports the results of a preliminary study of the use of a Geographic Information System (GIS) approach to locating potentially superior sites for the cultivation of Catalpa Longissima species in Haiti. A total ...
Report 27. A financial analysis of selected hedgerow operations in Haiti's Southern and Northwestern regions 
Bellerive, Phillipe (2019-09-03)
The purpose of this study was to select, adapt and apply appropriate methods for a financial analysis of hedgerow and other agroforestry systems in Haiti, and to accomplish a study of some of the farms using such forms of ...
Report 24. Effects of seed treatment methods of germination of Simarouba glauca var. Latifolia Cronq. 
Vaval, Fritz; Timyan, Joël (2019-09-03)
The seed of Simarouba glauca var. latifolia exhibits dormancy problems during storage and subsequent germination efforts. Five pre-germination treatments were selected to investigate methods to break post-harvest dormancy ...
Report 17. Assessment of hedgerow performances in the Haitian context 
Rousseau, Pierre M.; Hunter, Arthur Gene; Enilorac, Marie-Paule (2019-10-01)
Hillside farming in Haiti is practiced primarily by small farmers, and measures must be taken to help them at least maintain or possibly improve their production capacity. The introduction of techniques, such as hedgerow ...
Report 13. Technical constraints in Haitian agroforestry: research on tool use and need in two regions 
Starr, Paul D. (2019-09-18)
To study tool use and need as a factor in agroforestry production in Haiti, research was undertaken in two widely-separated areas of the country, Des Forges (near Bombardopolis in Northwest Haiti) and Vialet (near Petit ...
Report 25. Time rate of discounting and decisions of Haitian tree planters 
Street, Donald R. (2019-10-01)
During previous research on the economics of agroforestry in Haiti, it was noted that some farmers practicing agroforestry tended to hold onto trees for some years. They deferred harvesting them because some tree products, ...
Report 15. An explorative approach for assessing soil movement on hillsides. Application for hedgerow performance 
Enilorac, Marie-Paule; Rousseau, Pierre M.; Hunter, Arthur Gene (2019-09-18)
This report describes a methodology for studying soil movement on hillsides in Haiti. Hedgerows are one of the methods used in Haiti to prevent land degradation, and the method described here can be used to assess its ...
Report 04. Seedling growth and development in different container types and potting mixes 
Reid, R. Kent (2019-09-10)
This investigation tested the various containers and potting mixes used in the AOP. Effects were measured on nursery development of five non-nitrogen-fixing species (chene, kapab, cassia, neem, and ced). Four container ...
Report 19. Biological, physiological and environmental factors affecting the health of trees important to Haiti 
Runion, B. Brett; Kelley, Walter D. (2019-09-18)
This report contains an extensive, although not necessarily complete, listing of biological, physiological and environmental factors which can affect the health of trees in genera important to the people of Haiti. These ...