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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Elsewhere on this Blog is a report on vetiver grass ultilzation in Fiji. On the left is a Google earth image taken in April 2006 of vetiver hedgerows planted 54 years ago in the Rakiraki area. You can see quite clearly the hedgerows and the terraces that have formed as a result of the hedgerows. Some of theese terraces are as high as 3 meters. You can also observe that there has been no invasiveness or growth of vetiver outside of the original hedge lines. For detail go to Google Earth: 17º22' 54.56"S 178º15'03.22"E. If you browse elsewhere on this Fijian Island you will many other vetiver hedgerows, still effective and still preventing erosion.

Dick Grimshaw


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