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About the author:
Dr. Paul Truong - Director, The Vetiver Network International for Asia and the Pacific Region, and Director of Veticon Consulting of Australia. Over the last 18 years he has conducted extensive R&D and application of the Vetiver System for environmental protection purposes. His pioneering research on Vetiver grass tolerance to adverse conditions, heavy metal tolerance and pollution control has established the benchmark for VS applications in toxic wastes, mine rehabilitation and wastewater treatment, for which he has won several awards, including from the World Bank and the King of Thailand.

Vetiver System Applications Technical Reference Manual

Second Edition (Color)

Authored by Paul Truong, Tran Tan Van, Elise Pinners

The Vetiver System relies on a unique tropical plant, Vetiver grass - "Chrysopogon zizanioides", that is proven and used in some 100 countries for soil and water conservation, slope stabilization, land rehabilitation, pollution control, water quality improvement, disaster mitigation and many other environmental applications that can mitigate the impact of global warming and climate change. It has future potential for atmospheric carbon sequestration (carbon exchange credits) and as bio-fuel for power generation and cellulosic ethanol. The Vetiver System is easy to use, low cost and if applied correctly works! This manual describes its most important uses and the technology behind it. This second edition of the manual has full color images and corrects a number of errors in the first edition.

Publication Date:
1438210000 / 9781438210001
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Full Color
Related Categories:
Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection / General

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