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BIODATA

 

Name: DR. ABD. LATIF MOHMOD

 

Identity Card No: 5977388 / (600829-01-5271)

 

Passport No: A80087889

 

Date of birth: 29-08-1960 (Simpang Rengam, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia)

 

Employer: Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kepong, 52109 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel (Office) : 603-6342633; Fax: 603-6367753

Tel/fax (Residence): 603-6863082

E-mail: latif@frim.gov.my /drlatif@pc.jaring.my / drlatif@hotmail.com

 

Date of employment: 28 March 1985. Current Scheme: Q2T5P3

 

Qualification: 1. Bachelor of Science (Hons)- Second Class Upper.

National University of Malaysia (UKM).

 

2. Master of Science (Non-wood Forest Products).

Agriculture   University  of  Malaysia   (UPM).

 

3. Doctor of Philosophy (Non-wood Forest Products).

Agriculture University of Malaysia (UPM).

 

Post: 1. Senior Research Officer, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM).

2.  Head of Non-wood Forest  Products of FRIM (since 1988).

3. Project Head of Small Scale Industries Development  Unit of FRIM (since 1987).

 

Field  of work: Non-wood Forest Products (Rattan,  Bamboo,  Palm, etc.)

 

 

ACHIEVEMENT

 

1. Anugerah Perekacipta Negara 1997/National Inventor Award. Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Alam Sekitar (Ministry of Science and Environment). 28/10/97.

 

2 Ahli Mangku Negara/ His Majesty The King Chivalry Award. 1/6/96.

 

3 Scientific Achievement Award. International Union of Forestry Research Organisation. Tampere, Finland. 7/8/95.

 

4. Malaysia Young Scientist Award (Industry)/ Anugerah Saintis Muda Negara (Industri). 1993. (Ministry of Science and Environment)

 

5. Malaysian MINDEX Merit Award on Invention/ Anugerah Kecemerlangan Rekacipta MINDEX. 1993. (Ministry of Science and Environment)

 

6. Malaysian MINDEX/ INNOTEX Merit Award on Invention/ Anugerah Kecemerlangan Rekacipta MINDEX/INNOTEX. 1994. (Ministry of Science and Environment)

 

7. FRIM Research Award/ Anugerah Penyelidikan FRIM. 1995.

 

8. FRIM Innovation Awards/ Anugerah Rekacipta FRIM (3). 1993.

 

9. FRIM Excellent of Service Award/ Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang 1988, 1993 & 1994.

 

10. FRIM Book of The Year Award . Planting and Utilization of Bamboo in Peninsular Malaysia. October 1996. Research Pamphlet 118.

 

11. Best Publication Award . 10/10/1992.

 

12. FRIM Book Award (joint author) 1993. Manual on Planting, Silviculture and Utilization of Rattan. Malaysian Forest Record 35. Oktober 1993.

 

13. Articles and publication (APPENDIX 1).

 

14.  Innovation:  32 rattan, bamboo and non-wood  forest  products machineries  invented  since  1985  (11  registered  for  patent) (APPENDIX 2).

 

15.  Invited  lecturer for Bachelor programme  in  UPM  -Non-wood forest products (December semester 1988/89).

 

16.  Session  chairman  for  National  Symposium  on   Analytical Chemistry  IV  (UPM-  1990), V (University  of  Malaya-  1991) and VI (MARA Institute of Technology- 1992).

 

17. Session chairman `Properties and Utilization'- Rattan (Cane) Seminar, Trichur, India. Januari 29-31, 1992.

 

18.  Exhibition  on  machine invented at  FRIM  4th  Anniversary. 1/10/90.

 

19. Expert witness for court on rattan smuggling cases, 26/9/91; 13/5/92,  12/9/92,  10/7/93, 21/8/93, 29/9/1994, 22-25/10/96 at  Johore  Bharu Session Court, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia.

 

20.   International   Development  Research  Centre   of   Canada (IDRC)  Assessment  Committee Member for Indian `Bamboo  Mat  Board  India Project’, September 1992.

 

21.  International Network on Bamboo and Rattan  (INBAR)  project evaluation team for Rattan Grading Rules. September 1994.

 

22.  Joint Chairman  for  National Bamboo  Exhibition  organized  by Malaysia  Handicraft Board/ Forest Research  Institute  Malaysia. December  1992 - April 1993.

 

23. Session chairman `Fabric materials'. ASEAN Regional  Workshop on Re-presentation of Indigenous Materials'. Kuala Lumpur,  27-28 July 1994. National Art Gallery & Ministry of Art and Culture.

 

24. Initiator for the establishment of Peninsular Malaysia Aborigines Rattan and Bamboo Association. 29 August 1997.

 

25. Responsible  in   organizing  43 entrepreneurial   courses‚ participated  by  1030  rattan and  bamboo  industrialists  (since 1985-  Mac 1998).  Initiating  the  establishment  of  38 model factories (rattan, bamboo and palms sticks) since 1985.

 

26.  Invited editor of the book `The Rattan of South India by  A. C. Lakshmana'. Evergreen Publishers, Bangalore, India. 1993.

 

 

27. Consultant for the establishment of Cambodia and Laos Rattan Processing Zone. Stung Treng, Cambodia; and Pakse, Champasak, Lao PDR. 6-23 of June 1996.

 

28. Resource person for International Short Course on Sustainable Tropical Forest Management 1 and 2. UPM, Serdang. 6 Nov. 1995; 7 Nov. 1996.

 

29. Custom Department/Court Expert on Rattan Smuggling Case of Malaysia-Indonesia. Pekan Baru, Padang, Jakarta and Jogjakarta, Indonesia. 6-23 August 1996.

 

30. Technical Committee Member for the IVth National Oil Palm Trunk Utilization Seminar. 29 April-1st May 1997.

 

31. External supervisor for 7 Diploma student from MARA  Institute of Technology (Wood Technology), 7 Bachelor students (4- Agriculture University  Of Malaysia, 2 of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and 1 from ITM) and 3 MSc student  (University  of Malaya, Agriculture University of Norway and Agriculture University  Of Malaysia) and 2 PhD (both from Agriculture University  Of Malaysia):

 

 

 

 

DIPLOMA- INSTITUTE TEKNOLOGI MARA

 

 

1. Zamri Haron - A study on the anatomical properties of Bambusa vulgaris var. striata and B. vulgaris (June 1989).

 

2.  Md.  Yusoff Mohd. Diah - Mensurational  attributes  of  three different localities of B. vulgaris (June 1989).

 

3.  Akhbar Tayib - Fiber morphology and chemical constituents  of B. vulgaris (February 1992).

 

4. Noraziah Mohd. Lair - Fibre morphology and chemical constituents of Gigantochloa scortechinii (February 1992).

 

5. Abdul Rizar Mat - Fiber morphology and chemical  constituents of  1,  2  and 3 years old  Gigantochloa  scortechinii  (February 1992).

 

6.  Siti Rafidah Mahmud - Variation in anatomical  features  and chemical properties of Bambusa heterostachya (June 1992).

 

7. Suzana Mohamad- Chemical constituents of Calamus manan at different age and height levels (1994).

 

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

 

1.  Saharudin  Ab. Rani - Physical and mechanical  properties  of some Malaysian bamboos. July 1990. UNIVERSITI PERTANIAN MALAYSIA.

 

2.  Shuaib  Md.  Saman - A study of  the  drying  properties  and anatomy   of   three  bamboo  species  in   Peninsular   Malaysia (July 1992). UNIVERSITI PERTANIAN MALAYSIA.

 

3. Rosley Said - Anatomical properties and drying characteristics of three Malaysian canes (July 1992). UNIVERSITI PERTANIAN MALAYSIA.

 

4.  Mohd Tamizi Mustafa - High Pressure Sap  Displacement  Method for Bamboo Preservation. 1995. UNIVERSITI PERTANIAN MALAYSIA.

 

5. Jefri bin Jusoh and Azhari Mohamad. The suitability of selected palmwood in comparisons to rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) and kempas (Koompasia malaccensis) for flooring. Institut Teknologi Tun Husin Onn. UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA. October 1996.

 

6. Ahmad Norman Sulaiman. Type of bindings and bill of costing for rattan furniture making. MARA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (ITM). November 1996.

 

 

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE

 

 

1.  Taha  Wahab - Bamboo for earth structure  and  reinforcement. 1994-1996. UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA.

 

2.  Stig  Lande- Acoustical Properties of Calamus  manan  and  C. ornatus. 1993-1994. AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY OF NORWAY.

 

3. Roszaini Kadir - Variation in properties of 2 planted Malaysian rattans (Daemonorops angustifolia and Calamus scipionum). 1994-1997. AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYSIA.

 

 

 

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

 

1. JAMALUDIN KASIM- Bamboo for particle and composite boards. AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYSIA 1996-1999.

 

2. ASHARI HJ AMIN - Properties of 5 malaysian palms and their suitability as housing components. AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYSIA. 1996-1998.

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

 

1. Expert working Group for United Nation Environmental Programme- Sustainable Renewable Resources, University of Amsterdam. UNEP-WG-SPD. Since June 1996.

 

2..  Deputy   Coordinator for Bamboo and Related  Species.  IUFRO  P5.04 (August 1995).

 

3.  Committee  member for World Bank-Malaysian  Government  Small and Medium Scale  Industries  Project, Ministry of  International  Trade  and Industry.

 

4. Committe member for Handicrafts, Ministry of Rural Development.

 

5.   Committe  member  for Village  Industries  Development  and Marketing Company, Ministry of Rural Development.

 

6. Committee members of FRIM and

 

a. Federal and Land Creation and Rehabilitation Authority

b. Aborigine Department of Peninsular Malaysia

 

7. Committee member for FRIM Patent Committee.


8. Member of Malaysia Invention and Design Society (since 1989).

 

9. Member of International Union of Forestry Research  Organization (IUFRO) P5.04: Bamboo and Related Species (since June 1991).

 

10. Member of American Bamboo Society

 

11. Member of Indian Rattan and Bamboo Association

 

12.  Member  of Japan Saratoga Bamboo Society,  USA  (since  June 1992).

 

13.   Japan Bamboo Development and  Protection  Society, Japan (since November 1992).

 

14.  Member  of Malaysian Microbiology and  Biochemistry  Society (since (1980).

 

15. Editorial Committee for Rattan Information Centre, IDRC. Since 1988.

 

16. National Committee for Malay Chambers. Since 1996.

 

17. National Committee for Ministry of Rural Development on Machinery and Technological Upliftment. Since August 1997.

 

APPENDIX 1

 

 

LIST OF ARTICLES

1.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Wan Tarmeze Wan Ariffin  and  Fauzidah Ahmad. 1990.  Anatomical  features and mechanical properties of  3 Malaysian bamboos. Journal Tropical Forest Science 2 (3): 227-235.

2.  Abd. Latif Mohmod & Hilmi Md. Tahir. 1990. Comparative studies on the  suitability  of  selected palms for  flooring.  Journal Tropical Forest Science 3(1): 66-71.

 

3. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Hamdan Husain. 1989. Effect of bleaching agent (H2O2) on mechanical properties of some common bamboo species. Journal of Bamboo Research 3: 37-40 Nanjing Academy of Forestry.

 

4.  Abd. Latif, M., Nor Azah, M.A. & Khoo, K.C. 1991. Carbohydrates in Some Natural Stand Bamboos. Journal Tropical Forest Science 4(4): 310-316.

 

5.  Abd.  Latif  Mohmod & Mohd. Tamizi  Mustafa.  1993.  Variation in anatomical properties of three Malaysian bamboos from natural stands. Journal Tropical Forest Science 5(1): 90-96.

 

6.  Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Effects of age and heights  on machining properties of bamboos. Journal Tropical Forest Science 5(3): 528-535.

 

7. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Khoo Khean Choon, Jamaludin Kasim & Abd. Jalil Hj.  Ahmad. 1994. Fibre morphology and chemical properties  of Gigantochloa scortechinii. Journal Tropical Forest Science 6(4): 397-407.

 

8.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod & Siti Norralakmam Yahaya. 1992.  Variation of some  physical  properties  on strength of  Bambusa.  National Bamboo Seminar, 1-2 November 1992.

 

9.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Ashaari Hj. Amin, Jamaludin Kasim &  Mohd. Zin Jusuh.  1993.  Effects of anatomical characteristics on physical and mechanical  properties  of Bambusa blumeana. Journal  Tropical Forest Science 6 (2): 159-170.

 

10. Jamaludin Kasim, Abd. Jalil Ahmad, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Khoo, K.C. 1994. A note on the proximate chemical composition and fibre morphology of Bambusa vulgaris. Journal Tropical Forest Science 6(3): 356-357.

 

11. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Mohd. Zin Jusoh. 1993. Trends of variation in some physical properties of Gigantochloa scortechinii. Journal American Bamboo Society (in press).

 

12. Abd. Latif Mohmod. Rattan for industrial use- preparation, selection  and factors related to products quality. RIC Handbook 2, 30  pp. Rattan Information Center, Forest Research Institute Malaysia.

 

13.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1992. Part III. Chapter  20.  Processing and marketing of rattan. Pp. 239-260 in Wan Razali Wan Mohd, J. Dransfield & N. Manokaran (Eds.). A Guide to the Cultivation of Rattan.  Malayan Forest Record 35.

 

14. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Shukri Mohamad, 1990. The Rattan Industries In Peninsular Malaysia, Part I: Distribution And Current Status of Rattan Manufacturers  in  Peninsular Malaysia, RIC Occasional Paper No.  6, 1989. 14 pp.

 

15.  Abd.  Latif  Mohmod. 1990. The Rattan  Industries In Peninsular Malaysia- Part II: Directory of Rattan Industries In Peninsular Malaysia, RIC Occasional Paper No. 6, 1989. 22 pp.

 

16.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod . 1987. Guideline on Rattan  Processing, FRIM Technical Information, No.1, July. 4pp.

17. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1987. - Industrial Guideline on Blind and Satay Stick Making - FRIM Technical Information No.2 (Nov. 1987). 8 pp.

18.  Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1988. - Industrial Guideline on rattan furniture making - FRIM Technical Information No.3 (Mac 1988), 8 pp.

19. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Ahmad Shakri Mat Seman and Mohd. Shukari Midon. 1989.  The  abrasive resistance of rotan manau and rotan mantang  for flooring  - Current Research On Rattan. Proceeding  of International Rattan Seminar, Chiangmai, Thailand; November 12-14, 1987, p 206-212.

20. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Tamizi Mustafa, Razak Wahab and Ab. Jalil Muhamad.  1987. The Wear Resistance of Some Commercial Rattan Species In Peninsular Malaysia - RIC Bulletin 6 (2): 1-5.

 

21.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Tamizi Mustafa, Mohd.  Rashid  Samad & Mohd.  Shukari Midon. 1990. Wear Resistance of Two  Commercial Bamboo Species  In  Peninsular Malaysia and Their Suitability as  a Flooring Material.  Pp 223-230 in Ramanuja Rao, I.V., Gnanaharan, R. &  Sastry, C.B. [Eds.]. Bamboos Current Research, Proceeding of the International Bamboo Workshop held in Cochin, India from 14-18 November 1988.

22.  Razak Wahab, Hamdan Husain & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1990. Rattan And Bamboo As Main Industry Resource for Rural People In Peninsular Malaysia  - Proceeding Seminar on Strategies & Methods for Orienting MPTS Research to Small Scale Farm Use, November 20-23, Jakarta. p 75-78.

 

23.  Abd.  Latif  Mohmod. 1990. Country Reports- Malaysia.  Pp  14 in Appendix  D  (Bassili, A.V. (UNIDO) & Davies,  G.W.  (APFIDG) [Eds.]. Proceedings  of  A Workshop on Design and Manufacture  of Bamboo  and Rattan Furniture, Asia Pacific Region, 6-17 March 1989. Field Document No. 17, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kuala Lumpur, March 1990.

 

24. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Wan Tarmeze Wan Arifin, Hamdan Husain and Mohd. Tamizi  Mustapa.  1990. Pandanus Industry in  Peninsular Malaysia-  A perspective. FRIM Report No. 55: 15-39.

 

25.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Abd. Razak Mohd. Ali Razak Wahab. 1990. Small Scale Development Industries Project of FRIM- Towards National Industrialization. FRIM Report No. 55: 7-14.

26.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Abd. Razak Mohd. Ali & Hamdan  Husain. 1990. Rattan  Processing Industry in Peninsular Malaysia- Its status,  problems  and  prospects. Paper presented at IUFRO XIXth World  Congress, August 5-11th 1990 at Montreal, Canada.

27. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Wan Tarmeze Wan Arifin. 1990. On the mechanical  properties  and  anatomical relationship of  some natural  stand Malaysian  bamboos.  Paper presented at IUFRO  XIXth World  Congress, August 5-11th 1990 at Montreal, Canada.

 

28.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Rashid Samad & Jalaludin Harun. 1989. Effect  of hydrogen peroxide on mechanical behaviour of selected commercial bamboo species. Pp 177-186 in Proceedings of National Analytical  Chemistry  Symposium  3. University  Technology Malaysia.  Johor Bharu, Malaysia. September 1989.

  1. Jalaludin Harun, Mohd. Hamami Ashaari & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1989. Chemical  Analysis  on  7 Lesser Known Wood Species -  Pp 455-482  in Proceedings  of National Analytical Chemistry Symposium 3. University Technology Malaysia. Johor Bharu, Malaysia. September 1989.

 

30.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Rashid Samad & Jalaludin  Harun.1990. Analysis  on absorption and retention of bamboo towards chemicals. Pp 47-52  in  Proceedings of National Analytical Chemistry Symposium  4. University Pertanian Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. 4-6 September 1990.

31.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Tamizi Mustapa dan Norazah  Mohd. Ali. 1990. Analisa kepelbagaian kandungan kanji buluh-buluh liar tempatan. Pp 27-33 in Proceedings of National Analytical Chemistry Symposium  4. University Pertanian Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. 4-6 September 1990.

 

32.  Razak Wahab, Abd. Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Tamizi Mustapha and Hamdan Husain.  1993.  Rattan  Skin And Core  Manufacturing. FRIM Technical Information 35.

 

33. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Razak Wahab & Roslan Ali. 1989. Current Status of Machine Intensive Bamboo Industries In Peninsular Malaysia-  International Bamboo Workshop, Nanjing, China, 24-27 July 1989. 9p.

34.  Hilmi  Md. Tahir, Mohd. Rashid Samad & Abd. Latif  Mohmod, 1989. Relationship  between age and the physico- mechanical properties of  3 commercial Malaysian bamboos. International Bamboo Workshop,  Nanjing, China, 24-27 July 1989, 8 pp.

 

35.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1986. Rattan Waste  As  Furniture Component- Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 5 (3): 3.

 

36. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Mohd. Rashid Samad. 1986. Rattan Waste Utilization- RIC Bulletin 5(4): 4-5.

 

37.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod & Mohd. Shukari Midon. 1986. The  Small Scale Industries Project of FRIM- RIC Bulletin 5 (4): 8.

 

38.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Talib Kundor & Razak Wahab - The  Rattan Processing Waste and Its Possible Utilization - RIC Bulletin 6 (1): 5-6.

 

39.  Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1991. Ban on the export of rattan from Malaysia. RIC Bulletin 8 (1/4): 18-19.

40.  Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1989. Current Prices of Commercial Rattans In Malaysia- RIC Bulletin 7 (3/4): 12.

41.  Abd. Latif Mohmod & Ab. Jalil Muhammad. 1990. Current  prices of commercial rattans in Malaysia. RIC Bulletin 8 (1/4): 20.

 

42.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1990. Table of weight for rattan  and rattan products. RIC Bulletin 9 (1).

 

43.  Abd.  Razak  Mohd. Ali & Abd. Latif Mohmod.  1988.  Prospects of small-scale wood-based industries - Paper presented at the Seminar  on `Opportunity and Technological Development In Small-scale Industries', 28-29th. March, 1988, Hotel Ming Court, Kuala Lumpur.

 

44.  Razak  Wahab dan Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1987.  Techniques  on Rattan Furniture  Making. Paper presented at Rattan Workshop. Aborigine  Department, Pahang, Malaysia. 14- 15 November 1987.

 

45. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1989. The Export of Semi-process Rattan- Implication  on the Ban. Working paper prepared for Malaysian Ministry  of Primary Industries. November 1989.

 

46.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1990. Potential of rattan as  industrial resources. Paper presented at the Second FRIM-IDRC Course on Planting of Rattan. July 16-19, 1990. FRIM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 18 pp.

 

47.   Abd.  Latif  Mohmod.  1990:  Rattan  as  industrial resources preparation, selection and introduction. Paper presented at Seminar on Technology  of  Rattan Furniture Making. Malaysian  Timber Industrial Board and FRIM. Kuala Lumpur. 4- 6 Sept. 1990. 17 pp.

 

48. Mohd. Dahlan Jantan, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Razak Wahab. 1986. Proposal  for furniture village industry at Bukit Changgang, Mukim Tanjung Dua  Belas, Kuala Langat, Selangor. Paper presented at Selangor  State Economic Development Corporation. 30 Januari 1986.

 

49. Abd. Latif Mohmod et al. 1990. Guideline on the setting-up rattan and  bamboo processing and manufacturing plant. A  proposal submitted for Timber Technology Park.

 

50. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1987. The seminar and workshop on technological improvement in rattan furniture manufacturing in Malaysia. A  proposal submitted  to  Japanese External Trade Organization and  MEXPO,  Kuala Lumpur on 8/10/87.


51.  Abd. Latif Mohmod & Razak Wahab- Some heating aspect  of rattan processing and manufacturing- RIC Bulletin October 18, 1987.

 

52.  Mohd. Dahlan Jantan & Abd. Latif Mohmod.  1986.  Peluang-peluang perniagaan  di dalam industri perkayuan, rotan dan buloh untuk  usahawan-usahawan  kecil  -  Seminar Peluang-peluang perniagaan  di  dalam industri kecil, USM Pulau Pinang- 26 Ogos, 1986. 23 pp.

53.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1986. Penggunaan buloh untuk  industri dan pemilihan  mesin-mesin  sesuai - Seminar  Usahawan  Kecil Bumiputra, Kementerian  Perdagangan  dan Perindustrian,  Gelanggang Seni,  Kota Bharu, Kelantan, 9 September, 1986. 6 pp.

 

54.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod & Mohd. Rashid Samad (1987)-  Pemilihan dan penyediaan  bahan-bahan  rotan untuk industri perabut-  Bengkel kerja industri  berasaskan  rotan, Bilik Pandang Dengar, Pusat Pameran  dan Rujukan Teknologi, Bahagian Perusahaan Kecil, Kementerian Pembangunan Negara  dan Luar Bandar, Wisma Kosas, Kuala Lumpur, 20 April  1987.  8 pp.

 

55. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1989. Potensi Pembangunan Hasil Hutan Di Grik- Lapuran  khas untuk program pembangunan daerah Grik,  Jabatan Perdana Menteri, Jalan Dato Onn, Kuala Lumpur. 15 pp.

 

56. Abd. Latif Mohmod and Mohd. Rashid Samad. 1991. On the potential of coconut (Cocos nucifera) and Nibong (Oncosperma sp.) for  flooring. Pp 145-151 in in Khoo et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the National  Seminar on Oil Palm Trunk and Other Palmwood Utilization, Kuala Lumpur, 4-5 Marc, 1991.

 

57.  Nur Supardi Mohd. Noor and Abd. Latif Mohmod  (1991). Maturity and  Yield  of  Cultivated Calamus manan. Pp 268-279 in Khoo  et  al. (Eds.)  Proceedings  of the National Seminar on Oil Palm  Trunk  and Other Palmwood Utilization, Kuala Lumpur, 4-5 Marc, 1991.

 

58. Aminuddin Mohamad and Abd. Latif Mohmod (1991). The Availability of  Rattan Species and Their Industrial Status. Pp 280-292 in in  Khoo et  al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the National Seminar on Oil Palm  Trunk and Other Palmwood Utilization. Kuala Lumpur, 4-5 Marc, 1991.

 

59.  Aminuddin  Mohamad and Abd. Latif Mohmod (1992).  Non-wood Resources  and Products of Peninsular Malayssia: Its Status  and Future Trend  in Research. Winrock International F/FRED Utilization Research Programme  Development Workshop held in Taipei, Taiwan. 21-25  January 1991. FRIM Report No. 57: 23-37.

 

60. Abd. Latif, M. & Ashaari, M.A. 1991. Non-wood Forest Products as a Major  Industrial Resource for Rural Development-Its Status, Problems and Prospects. ASIATECH 1991 Conference- Technology for rural development.  Grand Continental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 12-14 August  1991.  pp 286-292.

 

61. Ashaari, M.A. & Abd. Latif, M. 1991. Penentuan Kayu Teras Dua Klon Kayu  Getah (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Agr.) Secara  Kimia. Simposium Kimia  Analisis Kebangsaan V, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.  20-23 Oktober 1991.

 

62. Abd. Latif, M., Nor Azah, M.A. & Khoo, K.C. 1991. Variasi Kandungan Gula Bebas Bambusa Spesis. Simposium Kimia Analisis Kebangsaan V, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 20-23 Oktober 1991.

 

63.  Aminuddin.  M. & Abd. Latif, M. 1991. Bamboo in  Malaysia: Past, Present  and  Future Research. Pp 349-359 in Bamboo in  Asia and  the Pacific. Proceedings of the 4th International Bamboo Workshop. Chiangmai,    Thailand.    27-30   November   1991. Technical    Document GCP/RAS/134/ASB.  FORSPA  PUBLICATION  6. International   Development Research Centre and FAO.

 

64.  Grewal,  S.,  Mohd. Rashid, S. & Abd. Latif,  M.  1991.  A Hand-operated  Bamboo  Slicing Tool. Pp 237-242 in Bamboo in Asia and  the Pacific. Proceedings of the 4th International Bamboo Workshop. Chiangmai, Thailand. 27-30 November 1991. International Development Research Centre and FAO. Technical Document GCP/RAS/134/ASB. FORSPA PUBLICATION 6. International Development Research Centre and FAO.

 

65. Abd. Latif, M., Khoo, K.C. & Nor Azah, M.A. 1991. Carbohydrates in Commercial  Malaysian  Bamboos. Pp 227-231 in Bamboo in Asia  and the Pacific. Proceedings of the 4th International Bamboo Workshop. Chiangmai,    Thailand.    27-30   November   1991.    Technical Document GCP/RAS/134/ASB. FORSPA PUBLICATION 6.

 

66.  Abd. Latif, M. & Abd. Razak, O. 1991. Availability, Distribution of  Bamboo and Its Industrial Status in Peninsular Malaysia. Pp  60-67 in Bamboo in Asia and the Pacific. Proceedings of the 4th  International  Bamboo  Workshop. Chiangmai, Thailand. 27-30  November  1991. Technical Document GCP/RAS/134/ASB. FORSPA PUBLICATION 6.

 

67.  Abd.  Latif, M. & Wan Tarmeze, W.A 1991.  Physical  variation of three  Malaysian  bamboos  and its relationship  with  the mechanical properties. Pp 232-236 in Bamboo in Asia and the Pacific. Proceedings of  the 4th International Bamboo Workshop. Chiangmai, Thailand.  27-30 November 1991. Technical Document GCP/RAS/134/ASB. FORSPA  PUBLICATION 6. International Development Research Centre and FAO.

 

68. Abd. Latif, M. 1991. Tinjauan Permintaan dan Pasaran Rotan. Seminar  Industri  dan Peluang Perusahaan Rotan  Manau.  Kuantan, Pahang. Disember 1991.

 

69. Abd. Latif, M., Khoo Khean Choon & Nor Azah, M.A. 1991. Pengaruh Rebusan  dan Rendaman Terhadap Kandungan Kanji Buloh. Simposium  Kimia Analisis Kebangsaan V, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 20-23  Oktober 1991.

 

70.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod - Rattan Industries  in  Peninsular Malaysia- Status  of  Current Research- Nota ceramah `Dialog with Industry'  at FRIM, Kepong. 1/8/1991.


71. Abd. Latif Mohmod- Strategies for development of bamboo resources and industry. Cabinet working-paper. Ministry of Primary Industry,  26 Januari 1992.

 

72.  Strategies for development of small and medium rattan and bamboo industries. Cabinet working-paper for Ministry of Primary Industry, 31 Januari 1992.

 

73.  Aminuddin Mohamad & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Rattan research in Malaysia.  Pp 1-8 in S. Chand Basha & K.M. Bhat (Eds.). Rattan Management and Utilisation. Proceedings of the Rattan (Cane) Seminar, India. Trichur, Kerala, India. 29-31 Januari 1992.

 

74.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod & Siti Norralakmam Yahaya.  1993. Anatomical properties  of five Malaysian canes and its effects on physical  and  mechanical  properties.  Pp  207-213 in in S. Chand Basha  &  K.M.  Bhat (Eds.). Rattan  Management and Utilisation. Proceedings of  the  Rattan (Cane) Seminar, India. Trichur, Kerala, India. 29-31 Januari 1992.

 

75. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Hamdan Husain. 1993. Mechanisation in rattan industry.  Pp 238-243 in in S. Chand Basha & K.M.  Bhat (Eds.).Rattan Management and Utilisation. Proceedings of the Rattan (Cane)  Seminar, India. Trichur, Kerala, India. 29-31 Januari 1992.

 

76. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Hamdan Husain. 1993. Do's and dont's in rattan industries: Malaysian perspective. Pp 244-258 in S. Chand Basha & K.M. Bhat  (Eds.).Rattan  Management and Utilisation. Proceedings  of  the Rattan  (Cane) Seminar, India. Trichur, Kerala, India.  29-31  Januari 1992.

 

77. Abd.  Latif Mohmod. Marketing of rattan  and  rattan  products. Paper presented at Rattan (Cane) Seminar, Trichur, Kerala, India, 29-31 Januari 1992.

 

78.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod & Mohd. Tamizi Mustafa.  1992.  Variation in anatomical  properties of three Malaysian bamboos. Bamboo Information Centre  India Bulletin 2(1): 8-12. Kerala Forest Research  Institute, Trichur, India.

 

79.  Jamaludin  Kasim,  Abdul Jalil Hj. Ahmad, Ashaari  Abd.  Jalil & Abd.  Latif Mohmod. Variation in specific gravity of 1-, 2 and 3- year-old G. scortechinii. Regional Bamboo Seminar, Malaysia.

 

80.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Abd. Razak Othman &  Aminuddin Mohamad. 1992. Prospects and opportunities for the small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs): SMEs in the bamboo processing industries. Paper presented in A Forum on Entrepreneurial Development: Opportunities for the small  and medium scale enterprises in the wood processing industries. The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB), Kuala Lumpur. July 28-29 1992.

 

81.  Abd.  Latif  Mohmod, Hamdan Husain.  1992.  Effects  of physico-anatomical  characteristics on machining properties of Malaysian  bamboos. Bamboo Journal 10: 56-66.

 

82.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Abd. Razak Othman & Hong,  L.T.  1992. The present state and problems of bamboo utilization for rural development activities in Peninsular Malaysia. Bamboo Journal 10: 10-19.

 

83. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Mohd. Zin Jusoh. 1992. Culm characteristics of Bambusa  blumeana  and Gigantochloa scortechinii and  its effects on physical  and  mechanical  properties. Pp.118-128 in S.  Zhu,  W. Li, Zhang,  X  & Z. Wang (Eds.). Bamboo and Its Use.  Proceedings of the International  Symposium  on Industrial Use of Bamboo, Beijing, 7-11 December, 1992.

 

84.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Aminuddin Mohamad & Abd. Razak  Othman. 1992. Strategies  for development of bamboo industries in Peninsular Malaysia. Pp. 29-36 in S. Zhu, W. Li, X. Zhang & Z. Wang (Eds.). Bamboo and Its Use. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Industrial  Use of Bamboo, Beijing, 7-11 December, 1992.

 

85. Jamaludin Kasim, Abd. Jalil Ahmad & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Kraft pulping of Bambusa vulgaris. BIC-India bulletin 3(1): 7-10.

 

86. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Jamaludin Kasim & Abd. Jalil Ahmad. 1992. Kesan umur  dan  ketinggian batang terhadap kandungan kimia  buloh semantan (Gigantochloa  scortechinii).  Simposium Kimia Analisis VI, Institut Teknologi MARA. Oktober 1992.

 

87. Jamaludin Kasim, Abd. Jalil Ahmad, Ashaari Abd. Jalil & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1992. Pulp and papermaking properties of 1-, 2- and 3-year-old Gigantochloa scortechinii. Pp. 264-273 in S. Zhu, W. Li, Zhang, X & Z. Wang  (Eds.).  Bamboo and Its Use. Proceedings  of the International Symposium on Industrial Use of Bamboo, Beijing, 7-11 December, 1992.

 

88.  Jamaludin  Kasim,  Abd. Jalil Ahmad & Abd.  Latif  Mohmod. 1992. Kepelbagaian juzuk kimia Bambusa vulgaris dan B. vulgaris var. striata. Simposium Kimia Analisis VI, Institut Teknologi MARA. 26-28 Oktober 1992.

 

89. Abd. Razak Othman & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1992. Lapuran Penyelidikan Buluh  di  Taiwan (3-14 Mac 1992). Buletin Buluh 1(2): 6-7.  Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia.

 

90. Hamdan Husain & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Development of the Orang Asli  in rattan and bamboo-based industries- FRIM SSIDU's Experience. Bangkok, 1-8 Februari 1993.

 

91.  Jamaludin  Kasim & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Effects of  age and height  on  specific gravity of two Malaysian bamboos.  Seminar Sains Gunaan. ITM, Shah Alam, Selangor. 3/3/93. Prosiding Siri Seminar Kajian Sains Gunaan 3: 11-15. (published in 1996).

 

92. Jamaludin Kasim & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Bamboo: A multipurpose plant. Seminar Sains Gunaan. ITM, Shah Alam, Selangor. 3/3/93. Prosiding Siri Seminar Kajian Sains Gunaan 3: 1 - 10. (published in 1996).

 

93.  Abd. Latif Mohmod & Jamaludin Kasim. 1993. Non-wood forest produces  as a major industrial resources for rural  development. Jurnal IKHTISAR, Institut Teknologi MARA.


94.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1993. Potensi rotan sebagai  bahan perindustrian.  Kertaskerja dibentangkan di Seminar Pemindahan Teknologi  Kayu Getah dan Sumber Hutan Lain. Kuantan, Pahang. 4/2/1993.

 

95.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod & Salleh Mohd. Nor. 1993.  Priority  areas of research on rattan and bamboo in Peninsular Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Network on Bamboo and Rattan Meeting, New  Delhi, 8-9th March, 1993. FRIM Report 62: 9-12 (1994).

 

96.  Wan Tarmeze Wan Ariffin & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Potensi rotan sebagai  bahan  perindustrian.  Kertaskerja  dibentangkan  di Seminar Pemindahan  Teknologi Kayu Getah dan Sumber Hutan Lain. Ipoh,  Perak. 20/4/1993.

 

97. Jamaludin Kasim & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Variability of specific  gravity, fibre morphology and chemical properties in three Malaysian bamboos. BIC-India Bulletin 3(2): 7-13.

 

98.  Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1993. Variability in physical  properties of Buluh galah Bambusa heterostachya. Bamboo Journal 11: 20-28.

 

99.  Abd.  Latif  Mohmod & Jamaludin Kasim. 1997.  On  the specific gravity and fibre morphology of Malaysian bamboos. Malaysian  Forester 55. (in press).

 

100. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Rashid Samad, Roszaini Abd. Kadir and Jamaludin Kasim. 1995. Pattern of variation in some properties of Bambusa heterostachya. Journal Tropical Forest Products 1(2): 124-131.

 

101. Jamaludin Kasim, Abd. Jalil Ahmad, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Khoo, K.C. 1992.  Kraft  Pulping of Bambusa vulgaris Part  II.  Journal Tropical Forest Science.

 

102.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Abdul Razak Mohd. Ali & Hamdan Husain. 1987. Rattan processing industry of Peninsular Malaysia-Its status, problems and prospects. Malaysian Forester 50(3&4): 329-342.

 

103. Abd. Latif Mohmod and Siti Norralakmam Yahaya. 1993. Physical and antomical  properties  of 5 Malaysian canes. Journal  Tropical Forest Products (in press).

 

104. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Khoo Kean Choon & Jamaludin Kasim. 1995. Fibre morphology  and chemical constituents of sago fronds Metroxylon  sago Roettbl. Paper presented at IV International Sago Symposium,  Hatyai, Thailand. 26-29 January 1994. Acta Horticulturae 389: 107-116. (as 1996 publication).

 

105.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod, Roszaini Abd. Kadir, Nur Supardi Mohd. Nor & Mohd. Hamami Shaari. 1996. Anatomical features and physical propertiesOn the  physical  characteristics and anatomical features of Calamus palustris var. malaccensis. Journal Tropical Forest Products 2(1) June 1996: 6-15.

 

 

 

 

106. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1994. Priority areas of research on bamboo in Peninsular  Malaysia. Pp 58-63 in Liao, K. & Wang, Y.  (Eds.). Problem Analysis  on  Bamboo Research in South East Asia. Proceedings  of  an International Workshop on Bamboo Research. Chi-Tou, Taiwan. 24-27 June 1994.  Council  of Agriculture, The Forest Products  Association  and Asian Agricultural Technical Service Center, Taiwan, ROC.

 

107.  Abd Razak Othman & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1995. Part I.  Bamboos in Peninsular Malaysia. Pp 1-17 in Abd. Razak Othman, Abd. Latif Mohmod, Walter  Liese  & Noroni Haron. Manual on Planting and Utilization  of Bamboo in Peninsular Malaysia. FRIM Research Pamphlet 118.

 

108. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Walter Liese. 1995. Part III. Properties and Utilization  of  Bamboo. Pp 50-102 in Abd. Razak  Othman,  Abd. Latif Mohmod,  Walter Liese & Norini Haron. Manual on Planting and Utilization of Bamboo in Peninsular Malaysia. FRIM Research Pamphlet 118.

 

109. Jamaludin Kasim & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1995. Variation in specific gravity of Bambusa vulgaris. Jurnal Ikhtisar.

 

110.  Jamaludin Kasim & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1995. Specific gravity and chemical properties of Malaysian rattans. Jurnal Ikhtisar.

 

111.  Abdul Razak Mohd Ali, Abd Latif Mohmod & Jamaludin Kasim. 1994. Bambusa heterostachya II: On the Mechanical Characteristics and  Proximate Chemical Analysis. Bamboo Journal 12: 74-82.

 

112.  Abd. Latif Mohmod, Roszaini Kadir, Nur Supardi Mohd Nor  & Mohd Zin Jusuh. 1994. On the anatomical features and physical properties of Daemonorops  angustifolia and Calamus ornatus. Thailand Journal of  of Forestry 13(2) July-Dec 1994: 125-134 (as 1995 publication).

 

113.  Abd. Latif Mohmod & L.T. Hong. 1994. Growth and pattern  of R&D activities in Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Workshop on  R&D  Management, Seoul, Korea. 5-19/10/1994.  Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Korea Industrial Technological Association (KITA).

 

114.  Mohd.  Hamami Shaari, Zaidon Ashari & Abd. Latif  Mohmod. 1992. The efficacy of various fungicides against stain fungus (Curvularia sp) of rattan (Calamus manan). The Malaysian Forester 55(1): 40-53. (as 1996 publication).

 

115.  Abd Latif Mohmod, Khoo, K.C. & Jamaludin Kasim.  1997. Physical Properties, Fibre Morphology and Chemical Constituents of Five  Malaysian Rattans. Journal of Tropical Forest Products 2(2): 149-159.

 

116.  Abd. Latif Mohmod & Aminuddin Mohammad. 1995. Priority Areas on Rattan  Research  and Production. Paper presented at  the XXth IUFRO World Congress, Tampere, Finland. 7-12 August 1995.

 

117.  Rahim Sudin, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Jamaludin Kasim. 1995. Bambusa vulgaris  for  cement-bonded particle boards. Paper presented  at  the XXth IUFRO World Congress, Tampere, Finland. 7-12 August 1995.

 

118. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1995. Mechanisation and Technological Upliftment  of  Rattan Industry. Paper presented at the  XXth IUFRO World Congress, Tampere, Finland. 7-12 August 1995.

 

119.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod. 1995. Chemical diversification of G. scortechinii  in Peninsular Malaysia. Paper presented at the   XXth IUFRO World Congress, Tampere, Finland. 7-12th August 1995.

 

120. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Jamaludin Kasim. 1995. Particleboard properties of one- to four-year-old Bambusa vulgaris. Paper presented at the IVth International Bamboo Congress, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22th June 1995.

 

121. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1995. Physical variation of Bambusa heterostachya and its relationship to technological characteristics. Paper presented at the IVth International Bamboo Congress, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22th June 1995.

 

123. Abd. Latif Mohmod, 1995. Ceramah Kerjaya Seorang Saintis Muda Negara. 6-7/7/1995. Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu. Kementerian Pendidikan/Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

 

124. Aminuddin Mohamad and Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1995. Management of Non-wood Forest Resources. International Short Course on Forest Management. 22-28/11/95. UPM, Serdang, Selangor.

 

125. Abdul Razak Mohd. Ali, Abd. Latif Mohmod, K.C. Khoo and Jamaludin Kasim. 1995. Physical properties, fibre dimensions and proximate chemical analysis of Malaysian rattans. Thai Journal of Forestry 14(1) January-June 1995: 59-70.

 

126. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Abdul Razak Mohd. Ali and Jamaludin Kasim. 1996. Variability in specific gravity, fibre dimensions and chemical compositions of six Malaysian bamboos. Paper presented at at the International Conference on Forest Products, Bangkok, Thailand. December 16-22, 1996.

 

127. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Abd. Razak Othman, Aminuddin Mohammad & Anuar Hj. Mohamad. 1996. Non-timber forest products as industrial resources in Malaysia: Status, problems, prospects and strategies for development. Paper submitted for presentation at the International Conference on Forest Products, Bangkok, Thailand. December 16-22, 1996.

 

128. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Arshad Omar, Jamaludin Kasim & Mohd. Hamami Shaari. 1996. Chemical Constituents and Physical Properties of Bambusa heterostachya. Thailand Journal of Forestry15(1): 14-25. January-June 1996 (as 1997 publication).

 

129. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Arshad Omar. 1996. Bamboo in Malaysia: status of current research and utilization . Country report prepared for presentation at the International Training Course on Bamboo Cultivation and Utilization, Fuyang, Zhejiang, P.R. China. 5 - 20th October 1996.

 

130. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1996. Potensi industri berasaskan rotan di Malaysia. Kertaskerja dibentangkan di Seminar Penggunaan Kayu Getah, Rotan dan Buluh, 21-23 Julai 1996. Seri Malaysia, Kuala Terengganu. 4 ms.

 

131. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Aminuddin Mohamad. 1996. Priority areas of research and development on the processing and utilization of rattan. Paper presented at the Workshop on Industry and Sustainability, Part A: Pioneer Industries on Sustainable Renewable Resource Use. 22-25 August, 1996. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

132. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Mohd. Tamizi Mustafa & Abd. Rashid Ab. Malek. 1996. Pembangunan Perusahaan Kecil FRIM- Suatu Perspektif Terhadap Komersialisasi Hasil Penyelidikan dan Pembangunannya (Small Scale Development Unit of FRIM – Perspective on commercialisation of its R&D activities) . Kertaskerja dibentangkan di Seminar Commercialisation of Malaysian R&D. 15-17 Ogos, 1996. Kuala Lumpur. Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Alam Sekitar.

 

133. Abd. Latif Mohmod and Aminuddin Mohamad. 1996. Non-wood resources and products of Peninsular Malaysia: Management and research considerations. Pp. 121-132 in Proceedings of the The Malaysia-Indonesia Bilateral Meeting of Group D: Research, Training and Extension. Palembang, Sumatera, Indonesia. 26-27th August 1996. FORDA-FRIM.

 

134. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Aminuddin Mohamad. 1996. Non-wood Forest Resources. Paper presented at The Second International Short Course on Sustainable Tropical Forest Management. UPM, Serdang, Selangor. 4-16 November 1996.

 

135. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1996. Current status and challenges faced by bamboo processing industries in Malaysia. Paper presented at Malaysia-Indonesia Bilateral Meeting Group B: Joint Seminar on Current Status and Challenges Faced by Forest Industries. Penang, Malaysia. 12 October 1996.

 

136. Abd. Latif Mohmod, 1996. Pengenalan kepada rotan. 1996. Kertaskerja dibentangkan di Kursus Pengeluaran Produk Rotan dan Buluh FRIM-KADA. FRIM, Kepong. 23 September - 1 Oktober 1996.

 

137. Jamaludin Kasim, Abd. Latif Mohmod, Nurulhuda Mohd. Nasir and Jalaludin Haron. 1996. Effects of age, resin and wax content on the properties of particleboard from 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-year-old Bambusa vulgaris. Journal Tropical Forest Products JTFP 3(2): 178-185..

 

138. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Industri Rotan - Cabaran di Kurun ke 21 (Rattan Industries - Challenges in 21st Century). Kertas Kerja dibentangkan di Majlis Dialog Perladangan Rotan. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia. 10 Mac 1997.

 

139. Jamaludin Kasim, Abd. Latif Mohmod, Nurulhuda Mohd. Nasir & M.A. Sattar. 1996. Influence of age of Bambusa vulgaris on particleboard properties. Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science 445/537/1996).

 

140.  Rahim Sudin, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Jamaludin Kasim. 1996. Wood-cement bonded boards from Bambusa vulgaris. Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science 25(1&2):8-14.

 

141. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Abd. Razak Othman. 1997. Priority Research Areas of Bamboo Production and Utilization in Malaysia - Towards A New Millenium. Paper prepared for presentation at Bamboo Towards 21st Century: An International Bamboo Workshop. 25-28 September 1997. Anji, Zhejiang, People’s Republic of China.

 

142. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Abd. Rashid Ab. Malek & Asari M, A.. 1997. Bamboo Industries in Malaysia - Challenges in the 21st Century. Paper prepared for presentation at Bamboo Towards 21st Century: An International Bamboo Workshop. 25-28 September 1997. Anji, Zhejiang, People’s Republic of China.

 

143. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Nur Supardi Mohd. Noor. 1997. Cadangan dan Strategi Pembangunan Sumber Industri Hiliran Berasaskan Rotan (Strategy paper for development of rattan resource and industry). Kertas kerja Kabinet/ Parliament Malaysia (Parliament Paper for Prime Minister Department). 21 April 1997.

 

144. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Abd. Razak Othman & Mustafa Siron. 1997. Projek Perintis Ladang Buluh FRIM/Felda dan Pemprosesan Hiliran Bersepadu Barangan Buluh (Pioneer Project on Bamboo Industry). Kertas kerja Kabinet/Parlimen Malaysia dibentangkan di Unit Perlaksanaan Ekonomi (EPU), Jabatan Perdana Menteri(Parliament Paper for Prime Minister Department). 6 Mei 1997.

 

145. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Abd. Razak Othman, 1997. Cadangan Strategi Pembangunan Sumber dan Industri Berasaskan Buluh (Strategy paper for development of bamboo resource and industry). Kertas kerja Kabinet/Parlimen Malaysia. 23 Januari 1997.

 

146. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Industri Rotan Malaysia - Perkembangan dan Cabaran di Kurun ke 21. WASPADA. Mei-Jun 1997.

 

147.  Abd.  Latif Mohmod., Jamaludin Kasim & Mohd. Hamami Shaari. 1997. Anatomical features and chemical compositions of Gigantochloa scortechinii, the commonest bamboo species  in Peninsular Malaysia. Bamboo Journal 14: 56-66 (February 1997).

 

148. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Lapuran kursus pra sangkutan modul China bagi pegawai kanan kerajaan (Attachment programme report for Malaysia senior executive in China). INTAN, Bukit Kiara, Damansara, Kuala Lumpur (26-29 Mei 1997); Universiti Tsinghua, Beijing, China (31 Mei - 13 Jun 1997).

 

149. Nur Supardi Mohd. Nor & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Dialog Perladangan Rotan (Dialog on rattan plantation). FRIM in Focus 2(2): 7-8. June 1997. Newsletter of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia.

 

150. Jamaludin Kasim, Abdul Jalil Ahmad, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Jalaludin Harun. 1997. Properties of urea- and cement-bonded particleboards from 3 -year-old bamboo (Gigantochloa scortechinii). Journal Tropical Forest Products.

 

151. Abd. Razak Osman, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Norini Haron. 1997. Analysis on planting and utilization of bamboo. FRIM Report.

 

152. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Asari Mohd. Amin. 1997. Potensi hasil hutan bukan kayu sebagai bahan perindustrian (Prospects of non-wood forest products as industrial resources). Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Bengkel Usahawan-usahawan Orang Asli Semenanjung (Aborigines Entrepreneurs Workshop). Pulau Langkawi, Kedah. 26-29 Ogos 1997. 17 ms.

 

153. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Improvement of Handicraft workshop for the Blind in Tuaran, Sabah. Working paper submitted to the Sabah Society for the Blinds at Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

 

154. Abdul Razak Mohd. Ali & Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Non-wood forest resources and products: Management and research considerations. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Sustainable Management of Non-wood Forest Products. October 10-14, 1997. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor.

 

155. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Rattan Industry: Past, present and future. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Sustainable Management of Non-wood Forest Products. October 10-14, 1997. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor.

156. Abd. Razak Othman, Abd. Latif Mohmod & Norini Haron. 1997. Bamboo Production and Utilization: Considerations as an alternative to timber. CFFPR. October 2-4, 1997. Forest Research Institute Malaysia.

 

157. Abd. Latif Mohmod. 1997. Buluh: Prospek Kearah Mendewasakan Industri Pembuatan (Bamboo: Towards Better Manufacturing Industries). Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Sesi Penerangan dan Perbincangan FRIM-JHEOA (Dialogue of FRIM and Aborigines Department) ke Raub dan RPS Betau, Kuala Lipis, Pahang. 4-5 Oktober 1997.

158. Abd. Latif Mohmod, Rosidi Sulaiman dan Ahmad Ebak. 1997. Peranan dan sumbangan masyarakat Orang Asli kearah pembangunan sumber dan industri buluh negara (Function and contribution of Aborigines towards development of bamboo resource and industry). Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Program Percambahan Fikiran Pembangunan Industi Buluh FRIM-JHEOA (Mind Provoking Programme on Bamboo Industry FRIM-Aborigines Department). RPS Betau, Pahang. 1-5 Disember 1997.

 

159. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Abd. Razak Othman. 1998. Potensi buluh sebagai bahan perindustrian menjelang abad 21 (Bamboo for rural development activities towards 21st century). Dialogue on bamboo industries with Kelantan and Pahang aborigines, and Kuala Lipis District, Pahang and Kelantan. 16-26 March 1998.

 

160. Jamaludin Kasim & Abd Latif Mohmod. 1998. Properties of urea- and cement-bonded particleboards from three -year-old bamboo (Gigantochloa scortechinii). Journal Tropical Forest Products KH3/98.

 

161. Abd. Latif Mohmod & Abd Rashid Ab Malek. 1998. Prospek pembangunan dan perkembangan industri berasaskan hasil hutan bukan kayu. Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Seminar Teknologi Industri Pertanian. Pusat Pelaburan Negeri Selangor. 4 Mei 1998.

 

162. Abd Latif Mohmod.1998. Prospects and challenges of bamboo industries in Malaysia towards the 21st century. Paper prepared for presentation at the VI International Bamboo Workshop and V International Bamboo Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica. 2-6 November 1998.

 

163. Abd Latif Mohmod & Abd Razak Othman. 1998. Bamboo as an alternative planted and industrial material to timber in Malaysia: yield, production and utilization points of view. Paper prepared for presentation at the VI International Bamboo Workshop and V International Bamboo Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica. 2-6 November 1998.

 

164. Abd Latif Mohmod & Walter Liese. 1998. Variability in culm characteristics of two bamboo species with age, height and site. Paper prepared for presentation at VI International Bamboo Workshop and V International Bamboo Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica. 2-6 November 1998.

 

165. Abd Latif Mohmod & Walter Liese. 1998. Influences of age, culm height, site and harvesting month on moisture content levels of two commercial Malaysian bamboos. Paper prepared for presentation at the VI International Bamboo Workshop and V International Bamboo Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica. 2-6 November 1998.

 

 

 

 

BOOKS/JOURNALS/THESIS REVIEWED:

 

1. `The Rattan of South India' by  A. C. Lakshmana. Evergreen Publishers, Bangalore, India. 1993. Book.

 

2. Particleboard making characteristics of three bamboo species. Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science BJFS/453. August 1996.

 

3. Patterns of variation in culm characteristics and some properties of Dendrocalamus longispathus. Journal of Tropical Forest Products 1(2): 180-188. M.A. Sattar, M.F. Kabir, D.K. Bhattacharjee & M. Mohiuddin. 1996.

 

4. Khairudin Kamarudin. 1993. Book - Hutan Kita. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. 186 pp.

 

5. Sharon Ng. 1992. The role of women on the development of bamboo activities. International  Bamboo Congress III,  Minamata,  Japan.  6-11 November 1992.

 

6. Nur Supardi Md. Noor. Growth and assessment of stem length and yield of manau (Calamus manan). Master of Science. University of Wales. 1993.

 

7. Jefri bin Jusoh and Azhari Mohamad. The suitability of selected palmwood in comparison to rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) and Kempas (Koompasia malaccensis) for flooring. Institut Teknologi Tun Husin Onn. Bachelor of Engineering. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. October 1996.

8. D. Biswas, M.W. Sheikh, S.M. Hasnin and M. Ali. 1997. Suitability of Albiziz falcataria wood for cement bonded particleboard. Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science. BJFS/472/537. 3/3/97.

 

9. Treatment of poles of five timber species by sap displacement method. Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science. BJFS/468/537. 4/3/97.

 

10. Roszaini Kadir. 1997. Stem Properties of Planted Calamus scipionum and Daemonorops angustifolia of different ages. Master of Science. Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

 

 

APPENDIX 2

 

 

LIST OF MACHINES INVENTED

 

1.  Rattan Twisting‚ (MY-107069-A; PI 8901509, 30/10/89) - To twist  small diameter cane (5-15 mm) for furniture frames. PATENT GRANTED.

 

2.  Rattan Blank Stamping‚ (PI 9000376, 9/3/90; MY-108513-A (October 1996) - to form rattan/ bamboo waste of  2-25  mm length, 5-45 mm diameter into various  shape (triagonal, hexagonal,  etc)  beneficial  for flooring, panelling and  table  top component making. PATENT GRANTED.

 

3.  Wicker wrapping (MY-103764-A; PI 9111014, 1992), -usable to reduce labur force in  weaving  the rattan wicker; using small dimater rattan core  (2-5 mm). PATENT GRANTED.

 

4.  Method  and apparatus for shear parallel to grain  test  on round bamboo specimens - (MY-105320-A; PI 9100740, 2/5/91). PATENT GRANTED.

 

5.  Workbench for processing rattan pieces‚ - portable device  to uniformize  the  grooving  and  drilling  of  furniture  components. (MY-107758-A; PI 9100929, 27/5/91). PATENT GRANTED.

 

6.  Bobbin  winder‚  -to twist the thread  for  blind  curtain making. (filing).

 

7. Pneumatic bending‚ - use for forming rattan  furniture components for mass production (filing).

 

8. A Machine for longitudinal Slicing for Long Leaves‚ - use to discard the midrib and thorn of Pandanus leave; and to slice into smaller size usable for weaving mat etc(Patent application: 11/8/93. PI 930071).

 

9 . Density meter‚ -to determine the density, moisture and age of wild rattan and bamboo. Joint venture project with Technology University of Malaysia (trial run).

 

10.  An Improved Broomhead and a Machine for Weaving the Same‚- use to insert,  standardise  and weave the nylon thread into  coconut midrib broom for heavy duty work (patent application: 11/8/93; PI 930072).

 

11. Coconut midribs extractor‚ - to separate the midrib of coconut  and oil palm leave (patent application: December 1994).

 

12. 3D metal jig for furniture frame‚ - portable and moveable steel jig for  complete diversified design in rattan furniture making (description and filing).

 

13.  Rattan punching device - use in the making of a  quarter-, half- and three-quarter moon cutting for assembly of rattan furniture.

 

14.  Semi-mechanical  bamboo  and  mengkuang  slicing  tools  - semi-mechanised  system to process bamboo and mengkuang leaves for weaving purposes.

15. Rattan and bamboo carving machine - to copy or duplicate intended carving pattern.

 

16. Satay  stick and skewer polishing machine- harmonized  system of polishing  bamboo products without giving slivers and splinters scattered all over the working areas.

 

17. Bamboo knot remover and slicing machine- a combination system for extracting bamboo knot and slicing the culm wall thickness within  the same time.

 

 

 

18. Automatic sulphur fumigation chamber for bamboo and  rattan products- A specially designed equipment to uniform the colour quality of rattan  and bamboo products without releasing the hazardous smoke to the environment.

 

19. Bertam splitting machine - to split Eugisonna triste frond sytemmatically.

 

20. Bamboo  higo sharpening tool - to sharpen and shave  the cutter tool for producing round bamboo products.

 

21. Pull out and shear box testing equipment - to determine the fluctuation  of the vertical loading system and stress pattern for bamboo and  rattan as reinforced materials.

 

22. Bamboo toothpick and skewer puncher - Systemmatic and high precision device to produce uniform dimensions of bamboo products.

 

23. Rattan and bamboo duplicarver.

 

24. Portable magnicarver for rattan, bamboo and wood products.

 

25. Internal diaphargm remover and polisher.

 

26. Node scrapper machine.

 

27. Plybamboo rotary machine.

 

28. Parquetry jig.

 

29. Bamboo products polishing machine

 

30. Bamboo splitter

 

31. Bamboo higo flattener machine

 

32. Stamping grinder

 

SEMINAR/ WORKSHOP ATTENDED

 

1. Seminar on Nursery Factory Scheme of Pengkalan Chepa,  Pejabat Setia  Usaha  Kerajaan  Negeri Kelantan, Kota  Darul  Naim,  Kota Bharu, Kelantan, 28-30 September, 1987.

 

2. International Rattan Seminar‚- Chiangmai Hill Hotel, Chiangmai, Thailand, November 12-14, 1987.

 

3.  Seminar  On Graduate Special Scheme‚- Institut  Tadbiran  Awam Negara   (INTAN),   Bukit  Layang,  Genting   Highland,   Pahang- August 18, 1987.

 

4. Seminar On Small And Medium Size Industries‚- Shangrila  Hotel, Kuala  Lumpur, March 23-27, 1987. Organized by SIRIM and Government of Hungary.

 

5.  Symposium  On  Italian  Wood  Technology-Italian  Inst.   for Foreign   Trade-  Holiday  Inn  City  Center,  Kuala   Lumpur.13- 17/6/1988.

 

6.  International Bamboo Workshop, Cochin, Kerala  State,  India, November, 1988.

 

7.  International  Rattan,  Bamboo  and  Design  Workshop-  March 1989- Jakarta, Indonesia. FAO/ ASMINDO.

 

8. Seminar  On Promotion Of Innovative Activity  And  Indigenous Technology-   15-17/8/89,   WIPO/  Minds,   Putra   World   Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur.

 

9. IUFRO XIX Congress, Montreal, Canada, 5-11 August 1990.

 

10. Oil  Palm  Trunk and  Other  Palmwood  Utilization  Seminar, Kuala Lumpur. 3-5 March 1991.

 

11.  Sericulture  Implements  Using Bamboo,  Pandanus  and  Other Non-wood. Thailand. ATTC. 14 January - 2 February 1991.

 

12. ASIATECH 1991. Grand Continental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.  12-14 August 1991.

 

13.  IV International Bamboo Workshop, Chiangmai,  Thailand.  27- 30 November 1991.

 

14. National Symposium on Analytical Chemistry

 

i. Technology University of Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Baharu. September 1989.

 

ii.   Agriculture  Uiversity  of  Malaysia,   Serdang.   4-6 September 1990.


iii. University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 20-23 October 1991

 

iv.  MARA Institute of Technology, Shah Alam. 28-20  October 1992.

 

15.  Rattan  (Cane)  Seminar,  Trichur,  Kerala,  India  -  29-31January 1992.

 

16. Bamboo Research Programme, 3-17 March 1992. Taiwan.

 

17. Forum on Entrepreneurial Development: Opportunities  for the small  and  medium  scale  enterprises  in  the  wood  processing industries.  The  Malaysian Timber Industry Board  (MTIB),  Kuala Lumpur. July 28-29 1992.

 

18.  International  Bamboo Congress III,  Minamata,  Japan.  6-11 November 1992. Resource Person.

 

19.  International  Symposium on Industrial Use of  Bamboo,  6-12 December 1992. Beijing, China.

 

20.  International Workshop on Bamboo Research. Chi-Tou,  Taiwan. 24-27  June  1994. Council of Agriculture,  The  Forest  Products Association  and  Asian Agricultural  Technical  Service  Center, Taiwan, ROC. Resource Person.

 

21.  International Workshop on R&D Management, Seoul,  Korea.  5- 19/10/1994.  Korea International Cooperation Agency  (KOICA)  and Korea Industrial Technological Association (KITA).

 

22. IVth International Bamboo Congress, Bali, Indonesia,  19-22th June 1995.

 

23.  XXth IUFRO World Congress, Tampere, Finland.  7-12th  August 1995.

 

24. Malaysia-Indonesia Bilateral Meeting of Group D: Research, Training and Extension. Palembang, Sumatera. 26-27 August 1996. Resource Person.

 

25. Malaysia-Indonesia Bilateral Meeting of Group B and 9th Senior Officials Meeting. Penang. 14-19 October 1996. Resource Person.

 

26. International Short Course on Sustainable Tropical Forest Management. 22-28 November 1995. Serdang, Selangor. Resource Person.

 

27. International Short Course on Sustainable Tropical Forest Management. 7 November 1996. Serdang, Selangor. Resource Person.

 

28. International Conference on Forest Products, Bangkok, Thailand. December 16-22, 1996. Resource Person.

 

29. Ivth National Oil Palm Trunk Utilization Seminar, Dynasty Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. 29 April - 1st May 1997.

 

30. Partnering to commercialize research. 19-23 May 1997. FRIM.

 

31. Private sector attachment and training programme for senior Malaysian public sector executives: China Module. INTAN, Bukit Kiara, Damansara, Kuala Lumpur (26-29 May 1997); Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (30 May -14 June 1997).