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Health of trees in Titiwangsa Recreational Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Badrulhisham, Norainiratna and Mariapan, Manohar and Mohamad Kasim, Mohamad Roslan (2013) Health of trees in Titiwangsa Recreational Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 8 (2). pp. 191-196. ISSN 1823-8556


Trees are very important element in the construction of garden and landscape area. The health status of trees in urban park has not been studied compared to roadside trees. This research was conducted to access the health of trees in Titiwangsa Recreational Park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A random sample selection of trees assessed in Titiwangsa Recreational Park for health status using Tree Health form as the primary instrument. The results showed that trees in Titiwangsa Recreational Park were in fair (63.1%) to good (30.4%) health status. Only less than 6.6% with poor (6.3%) and dead tree (0.2%) indicates that most of the trees in study area suffered from many structural and mechanical damage, poor crown health and have poor vigor.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Forestry
Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Keywords: Tree health; Titiwangsa Recreational Park; Kuala Lumpur; Malaysia; Urban trees
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2016 02:56
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2016 02:56
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/29169
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