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Butterfly farming in Papua New Guinea

Butterfly farming in Papua New Guinea

report of an ad hoc panel of the Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, Office of International Affairs, National Research Council in cooperation with the Insect Farming and Trading Agency, Bulolo, Papua New Guinea.

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C. (2101 Constitution Ave., Washington 20418) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Butterfly farming -- Papua New Guinea.,
    • Butterfly farming.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 23.

      SeriesManaging tropical animal resources
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation., Papua New Guinea. Insect Farming and Trading Agency.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF562.B8 B87 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 34 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3190588M
      LC Control Number83061857

      The rainforests of West Irian, Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands are home to some of the most spectacular butterflies on Earth including the glorious Ornithoptera Birdwings. The links above lead to Thumbnail pages for the relevant butterfly families. Papilionidae. Contact Us. Head Office P.O. Box 2 Boroko National Capital District Papua New Guinea (P) () (F) () (E) @

        Another brilliant book. Michael Parsons is one of our greatest entomologists nowadays and one of the best knower of Papua New Guinea. In , he published this great book "The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea, their systematics and biology".It is a major work with all present knowledge about New Guinea, butterfly evolution, foodplant, mimicry complexes, . Wewak, Alotau and Lorengau, which resulted in the final output of the Handbook for Upland Rice Farming in Papua New Guinea.. NDAL 1. Heai Steven Hoko 2. John Jave 3. Miriam John 4. Anna Kimam 5. Boni Jules East Sepik 1. Pius Numbatai 2. Kevin Hawan 3. John Worowan 4. Wilson Lambi Manus 1. John Lale Helepet 2. Paul Bulei 3. Wamu Oma 4. Musato.

        Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority ( ; ). A new edition of Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands (Lonely Planet, £) was published in : Nigel Tisdall. Papua New Guinea takes insect conservation seriously, and for 10 years now has involved hundreds of villagers in an innovative butterfly farming .


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Butterfly farming in Papua New Guinea Download PDF EPUB FB2

Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea by Ken Jansen. Tropical rainforests are often called the 'lungs of the planet', an acknowledgment of their importance to the Earth's atmosphere. Yet at present rates of deforestation, 65 percent of all these. The rainforests of West Irian, Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands are home to some of the most spectacular butterflies on Earth including the glorious Ornithoptera Birdwings.

The links above lead to Thumbnail pages for the relevant butterfly families. Get this from a library. Butterfly farming in Papua New Guinea: report of an ad hoc panel of the Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, Office of International Affairs, National Research Council in cooperation with the Insect Farming and Trading Agency, Bulolo, Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea has some of the largest and most beautiful butterflies in the world. These are highly prized by collectors and valuable on the export market. The principle of. Ornithoptera alexandrae, the Queen Alexandra's birdwing, is the largest species of butterfly in the world, with females reaching wingspans slightly in excess of 25 cm ( inches).

This birdwing is restricted to the forests of the Oro Province in eastern Papua New Guinea. The species is endangered, and is one of only three insects (the other two being butterflies as well) to be Class: Insecta.

In PNG, out of the known butterfly species, 55% are endemics including the world's largest butterfly, Ornithoptera alexandrae. To meet market demand, insect farming and trading has been carried out in PNG for the past 26 years, but little research has been done on its institutional structure, ecological impact or socio-economic effects.

This is a marvellous book and is long overdue. The butterflies of PNG include some of the largest and most magical butterflies in the world and Dr Parsons has researched his subject thoroughly for more than 15 years, and was a senior entomologist in the Wildlife Division in Papua New Guinea from -   If wild animal populations remain in an open-access state, overharvest is likely.

This research analyse goliath butterfly farming in the village Gumi, the largest source, in Papua New Guinea. Butterfly farming entails attracting gravid butterflies to modified habitat and collecting a Author: Brendan Moyle, Robert Small. Infollowing the Papua New Guinea act the, territories of Papua and New Guinea were administered as the single territory of Papua New Guinea.

During the period to Australia had attempted to isolate Papua New Guinea from the rest of the world, owing to fears of neighbouring Indonesia's ambitions for New Guinea and for the.

The book provides a background of the geography of New Guinea, the origins and characteristics of its butterfly fauna, and special considerations of New Guinea butterfly ecology and conservation.

The species recorded from Papua New Guinea and a checklist of the species occurring in Papua New Guinea and Iryan Jaya as a whole are also Format: Hardcover. Butterfly Science Zone. Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea. Butterfly farming adopted as a means of a sustainable industry READ MORE.

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It lies between and 12 degrees south of the equator in the region referred to as equatorial or the `hot-wet tropics'. The island is approximately 2, kilometres from. Birdwing Butterfly Lodge, Papua New Guinea: See traveler reviews, 3 candid photos, and great deals for Birdwing Butterfly Lodge, ranked #1 of 1 specialty lodging in Papua New Guinea and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/5(4).

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The book provides a background of the geography of New Guinea, the origins and characteristics of its butterfly fauna, and special considerations of New Guinea butterfly ecology and conservation.

The species recorded from Papua New Guinea and a checklist of the species occurring in Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya as a whole are also 5/5(1).

The text describes the geography of New Guinea, the origins and characteristics of its butterfly fauna, and special aspects of New Guinea butterfly ecology and conservation. The species recorded from Papua New Guinea (PNG) are taxonomically and systematically documented and their biologies and ecological specialisations are described in detail.

Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea. 36 pp. Indigenous butterflies are being reared in Papua New Guinea villages in a formal government program that both provides a cash income in remote rural areas and contributes to the conservation of wildlife and tropical forests.

ISBN 0. A good way to start a farm is to establish it in a vegetable garden. (Papua New Guinea butterfly farmers often plant butterfly vines between their rows of sweet potato or tarot) By the time the vegetables are ready to harvest, the area already has some thriving butterfly food plants and probably some winged livestock as well.

Butterflies -- Papua New Guinea -- Identification. Butterflies -- Papua New Guinea. Entomology -- Papua New Guinea. Rhopalocera. Target Audience. Specialized Contents. Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology / Michael Parsons.

Published information about insects of New Guinea is mostly restricted to the eastern side of this large island, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

A magnifiscent piece of work is done by Michael Parsons in "The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea" () about the butterflies of New Guinea, with PNG in particular. For moths such a comprehensive work does not.

Proceedings 1st Symposium of Papua New Guinea Society of Animal Production (Smallholder Animal Production in Papua New Guinea), 62 – Morris, M.G. Europe's butterflies; conserving a cultural and scientific by: 7.In book: Food and Agriculture in Papua New Guinea.

(pp) Publisher: ANU E Press, The Australian National University, Canberra; Editors: R.M. Bourke, T. HarwoodAuthor: Richard Michael Bourke.A huge insect / entymology reference book to butterfly life in PNG, illustrated with a section of colour plates and black and white diagrams throughout.

Hardcover book, with dustjacket (a bit crumpled), published by Academic Press,pages plus illustrative plates, indexed.