• Leucaena: Promising Forage and Tree Crop in Developing Countries (second edition, 1984)

  • Mangium and Other Fast-Growing Acacias for the Humid Tropics (1983)

  • Calliandra: A Versatile Small Tree for the Humid Tropics (1983)

  • Casuarinas: Nitrogen-Fixing Trees for Adverse Sites (1983)

  • Firewood Crops: Shrub and Tree Species for Energy Production, Volumes I and II (1980 and 1983, respectively)

  • Sowing Forests from the Air (1981)

  • Neem: A Tree for Solving Global Problems (1992).

Funds for carrying out this vetiver study were made available by the following organizations:

  • The Office of the Science Advisor of the U.S. Agency for International Development;

  • The Environment and the Agriculture and Rural Development departments of the World Bank; and

  • The Soil Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Additional funds for printing the report were contributed by the International Tropical Timber Organization as well as by the following departments of the World Bank: Agriculture and Rural Development, Environment, External Affairs, and Asia Technical. The following World Bank country divisions also contributed: South Asia, East Asia, Latin America, and Africa.

How to cite this report:

National Research Council. 1993. Vetiver Grass: A Thin Green Line Against Erosion. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.



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