[Mastwatch] (no subject)

Colin Maycock colin_maycock at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 13 18:04:35 PST 2009

Hi Cam,

The activity in Deramakot is a bit larger than Koichi suggests (I was with him and his student last week in Deramakot). 

We have a fair amount of S. macrophylla, Parashorea tomentell and P malanonan, S parvifolia, a few Dipterocarpus, a few Hopea etc in fruit. So while it's not a big Mast - I think we could see some decent quantities of seeds being available for restoration work.

I've just finished running a tree climbing course for Robert Ong, so we have a few more climbers available to collect the seeds.


--- On Sat, 12/12/09, Cam Webb <cwebb at oeb.harvard.edu> wrote:

> From: Cam Webb <cwebb at oeb.harvard.edu>
> Subject: [Mastwatch] (no subject)
> To: mastwatch at lists.phylodiversity.net
> Date: Saturday, December 12, 2009, 11:12 AM
> News from Koichi Kamiya (thanks!):
> Masting in Sarawak was amazing, I saw last week at
> Similajau and Murum that many Dipterocarpus and Dryobalanops
> started germinating while it was still early for germination
> of Shorea. There is no masting at Sabah including Sepilock
> and Deramakot, but some trees of Parashorea and Engkabang
> species were fruiting. In Lambir, many species have fruited
> in Nov, and those in Dryobalanops are mostly matured.
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