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Empowering a community to conserve tropical fruit trees by the utilization of their products and agro-tourism

Author:
Issarakraisila, M., Lamers, H., Yoovatana, M. C., Somsri, S.
Source:
Acta horticulturae 2016 no.1128 pp. 323-326
ISSN:
0567-7572
Subject:
Garcinia, Nephelium, cosmetics, juices, markets, soaps, villages, Thailand
Abstract:
Nakhon Si Thammarat, a province in the south of Thailand, has abundant tropical fruit trees, and Kiriwong Village has developed a wide range of products from Garcinia and Nephelium fruit species, i.e., natural cloth dye, soap, cosmetics, candies, juices, and other health products. Aside from the development of various products, they established agro-tourism activities to provide additional value to the local resources and serves as the market outlet for the processed products.
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5634607