The Annotated Flora of Kairiru by Bro. O.W. BORRELL (Marcellin College, Bulleen, Australia) has been allocated A$ 3000 by the Papua New Guinea Biological Foundation towards its publication. Brother William is retouching the drawings and hopes for a speedy publication of the Flora. Appreciation of soil fertility by the Dayaks of Central Kalimantan, J. Agric. Trad. & Bot. Appl. (JATBA) 20 (1983) 127—137 (in French) by P. LEVANG.