The Markov model applied to bamboo growth and harvest helps determine expected harvest, given survival probabilities at various stages of bamboo growth.
Journal articlesBAMBOO MATHEMATICAL MODELS FORECASTING TECHNIQUES TOBACCO CONTROL CROP DIVERSIFICATIONPublished dateFriday, August 2, 2013 - 04:00
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Cost-benefit analysis of substituting bamboo for tobacco : a case study of smallholder tobacco farmers in South Nyanza, Kenya
This study applied the framework of cost benefit analysis to both tobacco and bamboo. Results showed that bamboo farming is financially and economically beneficial to tobacco farmers.Published dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00
Journal articlesCHILDREN PESTICIDES BANANAS DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Ecohealth ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Indigenous children living nearby plantations with chlorpyrifos-treated bags have elevated 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPy) urinary concentrations
Results suggest that the general living environment of children from the banana village is contaminated with chlorpyrifos, detected in air, soil, surface water, mattress and house dust samples, and in all the hand and foot wash samples.Published dateThursday, August 2, 2012 - 04:00