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Symposium on the Impact of Man on Humid Tropics Vegetation, Goroka, Territory of Papua and New Guinea, September, 1960.

Author: Papua New Guinea.; Unesco. South East Asia Science Cooperation Office.
Publisher: [Canberra], [A.J. Arthur, Commonwealth Govt. Printer], [1962?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Papua New Guinea.; Unesco. South East Asia Science Cooperation Office.
OCLC Number: 2804847
Description: 401 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Contents: Physical geography of the Indo-Australian tropics / Robert Ho --
The physical background of the humid tropics : substratum / F.R. Fosberg --
Botany and prehistory / E.J.H. Corner --
The human background / W.R. Geddes --
The selection, domestication and cultivation of food plants in tropical Oceania in the pre-European Era / J. Barrau --
A theory of the origin of the coconut / F.R. Fosberg --
Notes on the origin and introduction of the basic food crops of the New Guinea people / G.P. Keleny --
Notes on the horticulture of the Enga people of New Guinea / M.J. Meggitt --
Wild species for foodstuffs and their domestication in the Philippines / E. Quisumbing --
The evolution of the agricultural environment in Papua and New Guinea / W. Conroy --
Notes on land arrangements, gardening and hunting in Papua and New Guinea / C.F.W. Julius --
The effect of fire used by early man on the vegetation of the humid tropics / A. Dilmy --
The effect of man on the forests of the highlands of eastern New Guinea / D.H. McIntosh --
Social organization and land use pattern with special reference to Indonesia / G.P. Keleny --
The effects of grazing by the domestic animals of early man on the vegetation of the humid tropics / W.W. Bryan --
The pig and its place in the impact of the New Guinean on vegetation / T.G. Aitchison --
Grazing animals and the vegetation of Oceanic islands / F.R. Fosberg --
Introduction of ruminants to New Guinea / J. Anderson --
The nature and effects of shifting agriculture / J.M. Blaut --
Research on the effects of shifting cultivation in Sarawak / J.A.R. Anderson --
Methods of cultivation among the Kelantan Temiar / T.Y. Carey --
Shifting cultivation in Thailand / T. Smitinand --
The effects of shifting cultivation in Western Ghats, India / Y. Satyanarayan --
The physical processes involved in subsistence agriculture and the necessity therefore / D.J. Kingston --
Nature and detection of plant communities resulting from activities of early man / F.R. Fosberg --
Cause and effect of soil erosion in Indonesia / K.V. and Merle J. Bailey --
The nature and origin of secondary vegetational communities in Ceylon / R.A. de Rosayro --
Factors influencing the establishment of ligneous vegetation in mid-mountain pyro- and anthropogenic grassland / J.J. Havel --
The anthropogenic grasslands of Papua and New Guinea / R.G. Robbins --
Recent ethno-botanical studies in the Philippines / E. Quisumbing --
The influence of man on the vegetation of the humid tropics / A.J.G.H. Kostermans --
Deflection of secondary succession of cleared mid-mountain rain forest sites by plantation tendings / J.J. Havel --
The vanishing species of plants in the Philippines / E. Quisumbing --
The effect of man on the tidal forests of the Gulf of Papua / E.C.G. Gray --
Social and economic aspects of the effects of early man's action on the vegetation of the humid tropics / J. Barrau --
The pre-contact society in the Goroka Valley / D. Howlett --
Ancient Filipino communities / R.B. Fox --
The effects of shifting agriculture on human health and disease / I. Polunin.
Responsibility: Sponsored by the Administration of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea and UNESCO Science Co-operation Office for South East Asia.

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