Somsri S.,Horticultural Reseach Institute |
Sripinta P.,Horticultural Reseach Institute |
Nimkingrat T.,Horticultural Reseach Institute |
Changprasert S.,Horticultural Reseach Institute |
And 3 more authors.
Acta Horticulturae | Year: 2014
An investigation through survey ×uestionnaires, interviews, and community group meetings to identify and document several sets of good practices in various regions of Thailand was conducted during 2010-2011. Results showed that five cases of good practices were identified as follows: (1) farmers in Chiang Mai used side grafting as propagation techni×ues in multiplying local and commercial mango cultivars in the hilly landscape areas near forest buffer zone, (2) farmers in Si Sa Ket had developed a uni×ue way of producing grilled chicken with the sticks of Garcinia fusca, (3) value addition of a local food, spicy pork curry seasoned with G. cowa leaves through collective actions and marketing by women groups was identified as a good practice in Chanthaburi, (4) farmers in in Nakhon Si Thammarat had developed a wide range of products from Garcinia and Nephelium fruit species and established agro-tourism activities, and (5) farmers in Trang have created their own way of orchard cultural practices.