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  • This is fequently done with leaves such as ipil-ipil.

    1. Basket Composting

  • Approximately two-thirds of the reserve vegetation is natural, dominated by apitong Dipterocarpus grandiflora, ipil Instia bijuga and other hardwood species.

    Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Philippines

  • Use only if you can see ipil ipil growing well nearby.

    Chapter 11

  • Plant in a mixture with other species, with never more than 50% of ipil ipil

    Chapter 11

  • Sustainable Agriculture Newsletter, some small farmers in the Philippines are using ipil ipil (Leucaena leucocephala) seeds to deworm young goats.

    9: Domestic animals

  • This tree is found in nearly all tropical countries where it is known by different names, such as lamtoro in Indonesia, ipil-ipil in the Philippines, and guaje in Mexico.

    Chapter 4

  • In the methods being advocated here, the inputs required are bones, wood ash, eggshells, mudpress (by-product of sugar mills) or compost, ipil-ipil (Leucaena) leaf meal or fish meal (only in places where they are readily available).

    Chapter 2

  • Depending on the availability of materials, animal manure can be substituted with fresh leaves of nitrogen-fixing trees like Leucaena (ipil-ipil) and/or Gliricidia (kakawate) or with green grass clippings and/or fresh weeds.

    Chapter 4

  • One practice made by IIRR to prevent leguminous trees (i.e., ipil-ipil) from jumping lice (psyllid) attack is to pollard them higher than normal (above 2 meters).

    1. Establishing Contour Lines

  • (Cassia javanica), sampalok (Tamarindus indica), ipil (Intsia bijuga), tindalo

    Chapter 7


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  • A member of the tropical Caesalpiniaceae family, the ipil grows in mangroves in Southeast Asia and islands in the Pacific Ocean. It's the official tree of the U.S. Territory of Guam, but it's become endangered in many areas. The tree's timber is called merbau.

    January 16, 2008