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Agroforestry

Covering all aspects of agroforestry and agroforestry systems

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Paulownia fortuneii-wheat intercropping system is one of the most important agro-forestry ecosystems in Yellow-Huai-Hai River Flooding Plain in China. In this paper, a P. fortuneii shelterbelt intercropped with wheat was studied in order to determine light distribution and its impact on wheat...

Authors
Zhao Yang; Qiao Jie; Wang WeiWei; Wang BaoPing; Zhou HaiJiang; Cui LingJun; Duan Wei; Su LingYan
Publisher
Science Press
Publication
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 2017, 25, 5, pp 647-655
Abstract

While the role of agroforestry systems in increasing soil organic matter (SOM) storage has been studied, insufficient information is available on their effect on the chemical composition of SOM. The objective of this study was to determine the carbon (C) functional group chemistry of SOM for...

Authors
Dhillon, G. S.; Gillespie, A.; Peak, D.; Rees, K. C. J. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geoderma, 2017, 298, pp 1-13
Abstract

The transport sector is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases, adding in Spain near a quarter of the total national emissions, the majority in road transport. Therefore, road contribution to climate change should be mitigated to achieve the proposed goals in the fight against climate change....

Authors
Enríquez-de-Salamanca, Á.; Martín-Aranda, R. M.; Díaz-Sierra, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Science of the Total Environment, 2017, pp 215-225
Event

20 - 25 May 2018 - Montpellier

Miscellaneous

This SRA was designed to explore the financial, legal, planning and policy issues associated with transitioning to sustainable agroforestry in senile coconut plantations and marginal sugarcane lands in Fiji and Vanuatu.

Authors
Kamin, M. S.; Harrison, S.; Alauddin, M.; Harrison, R.; Sullivan, C.; Lagataki, S.; Bulai, S.; Kete, T.; Rantes, J.; Johns, C.
Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Publication
Final report for ADP/2014/013: promoting sustainable agriculture and agroforestry to replace unproductive land-use in Fiji and Vanuatu, 2016, pp 37 pp.
News Article

Scientists have developed a model that shows the best way to mix field crops and tree crops in one area of land. The model takes into account the...

Date
February 2017
Authors
Anu Veijalainen
CAB ReviewFull Text

Agroforestry can be used to improve the productivity of staple food crops by improving soil fertility and promoting agroecosystem function. The domestication of agroforestry trees producing marketable products then intensifies the agroforestry system and leads to marketing, trade and business...

Date
July 2012
Subjects
agroforestry; agroforestry systems; crop production; crops; domestication; economic impact; food crops; forest trees; green revolution; intensification; productivity; social impact; soil fertility; sustainability; trees; tropics; woody plants
Authors
Leakey, R. R. B.
AbstractFull Text

Cattle production is exercising pressure on natural resources and forcing us to use them rationally. The use of secondary vegetation (hill) is an option within the forest grazing systems that has not been quantified. The potential contribution of secondary vegetation within a forest grazing system...

Authors
Alayon-Gamboa, J. A.; Álvarez Flores, F.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados
Publication
Agroproductividad, 2017, 10, 2, pp 60-64

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