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International Workshop on the Genus Calliandra – Forest, Farm, and Community Tree Research Reports – Special Issue, 1996

Forest, Farm, and Community Tree Network (FACT Net)
Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development

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Table of Contents

Botany and Taxonomy of Calliandra
Calliandra taxonomy and distribution, with particular
reference to the series Racemosae
Duncan Macqueen 1

Historical introduction of Calliandra in Indonesia
Soedarsono Riswan 18

Calliandra Biology and Seed Production
Calliandra seed production—a problem or not ?
J. R. Chamberlain and R. J. Rajaselvam 29

Calliandra calothyrsus pollinator behavior and seed
J. R. Chamberlain and R. J. Rajaselvam 34

Reproductive biology of Calliandra calothyrsus in
relation to its seed production in Sri Lanka
R. J. Rajaselvam, H. P. M. Gunasena, and J. R.
Chamberlain 41

Some aspects of floral biology and seed production
in exotic Calliandra calothyrsus at Maseno, Kenya
D. J. Boland and B. Owour 49

Study of the Calliandra calothyrsus–Rhizobium
nitrogen fixing symbiosis
D. Lesueur, J. Tassin, M. P. Enilorac, J.M.
Sarrailh, and R. Peltier 62

Nodulation and nitrogen fixation by Calliandra
N. D. Purwantari, P. J. Dart, and R. A. Date 77

Nitrogen fixation by Calliandra calothyrsus in the field
N. D. Purwantari, M. B. Peoples, P. J. Dart, and
R. A. Date 83

Importance of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi for
establishing Calliandra calothyrsus
T. M. Ibrahim, B. Palmer, and A. V. Spain 89

Evaluation and Use of Calliandra Species
The international calliandra network coordinated by the
Oxford Forestry Institute
Alan Pottinger 97

Culture and uses of Calliandra calothrysus in Indonesia
Junus Kartasubrata 101

Traditional uses and potential of the genus
Calliandra in
Mexico and Central America
Rodrigo Arias A. and Duncan J. Macqueen 108

Calliandra, a panacea for New Caledonia ?
J. M. Sarrailh, C. Corniaux, L. Desvals, and S.
Lebel 115

Adaptability trials with Calliandra calothyrsus in
Hoang Xyan Ty 120

Trial of Calliandra calothyrsus provenances from tropical
Latin America in Bandung, Indonesia
E. Hernawan, Y. Hidayat, and Junus Kartasubrata 127

Calliandra for community development in Sulawesi
A. Mapatoba Sila 134

Management and utilization of Calliandra calothrysus in
coconut plantations
M. de S. Liyanage and H. A. Abeysoma 137

Calliandra calothyrsus hedgerows in a land conservation
project in Indonesia
Adji Setijoprodjo 144

Provenance evaluation of Calliandra calothyrsus in the humid
lowlands of Cameroon
B. Duguma and M. Mollet 147

Improving soil physical properties with calliandra hedgerows
in Reunion Island
J. Tassin, S. Perret, R. Michellon, R. Cattet, and D.
Lesueur 164

Recommendations for establishing and managing Calliandra
calothyrsus as a fodder resource in Jamaica
James M. Roshetko, D. O. Lantagne, M. A. Gold, B. Morikawa,
and S. Krecik 168

Calliandra for Animal Production
Calliandra calothyrsus forage for the tropics—a current
Brian Palmer and T. M. Ibrahim 183

Experience with Calliandra calothyrsus as a feed for
livestock in Africa
R. T. Paterson, R. L. Roothaert, O. Z. Nyatta, E.
Akeyeampong, and L. Hove 195

Utilization and nutritive value of Calliandra calothrysus
for forage: a review of research at the University of Queensland
H. M. Shelton, B. W. Norton, B. F. Mullen, R. C. Gutteridge,
and P. J. Dart 210

Condensed tannins in Calliandra calothyrsus and their
effects on feeding value
Roger Merkel, K. R. Pond, J. C. Burns, and
D. S. Fisher 222

The potential of Calliandra calothyrsus as a fodder tree on
acidic Nitosols of the southern, western, and
southwestern highlands of Ethiopia
Kashay Berhe and M. A. Mohamed-Saleem 234

Use of Calliandra calothyrsus leaf meal as a substitute for
coconut oil meal for ruminants
A. N. F. Perera and E. R. K. Perera 245

Nutritive value and degradation characteristics of
Callindra calothyrsus provenances
A. N. F. Perera, E. R. K. Perera, and
H. P. M. Gunasena 251

Working Group Reports
Botany and ecology 261
Seed collection and production 261
Establishment 262
Agroforestry systems 262
Fodder production systems 263
Conference participants 265