Tuesday, September 30, 2014

INDONESIA FLORA - FAUNA - AGRICULTURE


Walace's Line divided line between Asiatic and Australian fauna. The line passed between Bali island and Lombok island, also between Kalimantan island and Sulawesi island, then continues to south of the Philippines and north of Hawaii. It explains the presence of species of fauna familiar to both Asia and Australia in Indonesia.

However, Indonesia still has some unique indigenous spices, such Sumatra tigers, today popular giant " komodo " lizards ", " orang utan " apes of Sumatra and Kalimantan, rhinoceros of Java, the wild " banteng " oxen and many other species which are now protected in wildlife reserves. The popular flora of Indonesia is the giant " Rafflesia " plant, the largest flower in the world.

On agricultural sector,Indonesia products include rubber, coconut, coffee, tea, cocoa, corn, spices, kapok, tobacco, rice, etc. and an abundance of vegetable and fruit. Indonesia has some of the richest timber resources in the world and the largest concentration of tropical hardwoods. The total area of state-controlled forests is approximately 12,9 million hectares. Meranti constitutes about 56% of the entire timber export. Other varieties include ramin, agathis, teak, pinewood, rattan and bamboo.



Period : Year 2014

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