Modelling of Carbon Sequestration in Rubber(Hevea brasiliensis) Plantations

  • Engku Azlin Rahayu Engku Ariff
  • Mohd Nazip SuratmanEmail author
  • Shamsiah Abdullah
Part of the Managing Forest Ecosystems book series (MAFE, volume 34)


The issues of global warming and climate change have been widely debated over the past few decades by researchers, managers and leaders. It was estimated that the annual global air temperature may increase by approximately 2.5 °C by the end of the century (NAST 2000). In 1992, the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) produced an international environmental treaty at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The objective of the treaty was to stabilize greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of GHGs that contributes the highest emission (Dulal and Akhbar 2013). Malaysia remains committed to climate change agenda and recently introduced a new national policy on climate change and green technology. The country has recently passed a renewable energy act and reaffirms its commitment to a pledge during Rio Earth Summit and signed the UNFCCC and currently listed into non-Annex 1 countries.


Stomatal Conductance Carbon Sequestration Carbon Stock Leaf Area Index Above Ground Biomass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Engku Azlin Rahayu Engku Ariff
    • 1
  • Mohd Nazip Suratman
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shamsiah Abdullah
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Applied SciencesUniversiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)Shah AlamMalaysia

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