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Vetiver Institue

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Go English Live

on 4 May 2015

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Transcript of Vetiver Institue

The Vetiver Institute
Identifying the problem
Our world has many problems
Welcome to our first class
The Vetiver roots
They provide a significant reinforcement to the soil.
The importance of this course
Certify that you have an understanding of the most important characteristics necessary for a plant to be useful

Let's begin with a brief introduction
The basic Vetiver Grass Technology or Vetiver System comprises a dense vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides)
Having the component parts closely compacted together;
Why is this important
When it is planted across the slope of the land or embankment.
The hedgerow
traps sediments
spreads out rain-water runoff
provides though its roots significant reinforcement to the soil.
Can you imagine how this can help you.
for agricultural
Biological engineering
be accepted as “safe” alternative
Biological method
made to solve real-world problems
Let's get to know the plant a little further.
We would like to give special thanks to everyone who has found Vetiver plants a solution to your problems.
An international example
Hawaii - their experience
The Vetiver Network International (TVNI) promotes the worldwide use of the Vetiver System (VS) for a sustainable environment particularly in relation to land and water.
We are here to help!
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