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This thesis investigates water and nitrogen resource use patterns of trees and grasses, and examines the effects of competition between trees and grasses on resource storage in perennial grasses. Furthermore, the functionality of trees in two common human land use types in African drylands is...

Author(s)
Priyadarshini, K. V. R.
Publisher
Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
The facilitative role of trees in tree-grass interactions in savannas, 2016, pp 134 pp.
Abstract

This document summarises the major issue discussed by participants of a moderated E-Conference hosted by FAO Livestock Production Systems Branch of Animal Production and Health Division for 01 September to 30 September, entitled "Successes and failures with animal nutrition practices and...

Author(s)
Owen, E.; Smith, T.; Makkar, H.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Proceedings, 2011, No.11, pp 137-165
Abstract

Market-oriented production of gardening crops and cassava (Manihot utilissima) in the dry season is an increasingly frequent practice in Ségou, Mali. Traditionally, these crops are protected from roaming livestock with the help of dead fences. In order to provide a sustainable alternative to dead...

Author(s)
Levasseur, V.; Djimdé, M.; Olivier, A.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2004, 60, 2, pp 131-136
Abstract

The effect of tree species on the characteristics of the herbaceous stratum, during the first five years of a fallow, was evaluated in the North of Cameroon (average annual temperature 28.2 °C, total annual rainfall 1050 mm). Treatments included a natural grazed herbaceous fallow, a natural...

Author(s)
Harmand, J. M.; Donfack, P.; Njiti, C. F.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2003, 59, 2, pp 131-140
Abstract

The effects of drying temperature on chemical composition and nutritive value of leaves of the shrub legumes Acacia angustissima (Miller) Kuntze, Calliandra calothyrsus Meissn and Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit were determined in two studies in Zimbabwe. In the first study, the effects of...

Author(s)
Hove, L.; Ndlovu, L. R.; Sibanda, S.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2003, 59, 3, pp 231-241
Abstract

This paper analyses the uses of fodder trees along daily itineraries of cattle guarded by two herders in the village land of Kourouma in Burkina Faso. The herders, both Fulani, are representative of two distinguished situations of cattle herding. The first one guards the family herd and the second...

Author(s)
Petit, S.; Diallo, M. S.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Sécheresse, 2001, 12, 3, pp 141-147
Abstract

A lot of information is available on the biology, productivity, and feeding value of more than 100 native tree and shrub species found in Sahelian and Sudanese Africa. Many are very useful as animal feed during the dry season. Herders crop some of them intensively. They also produce fuelwood....

Author(s)
Guerin, H.; Ickowicz, A.; Mallet, B.
Publisher
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aleppo, Syria
Citation
Fodder shrub development in arid and semi-arid zones. Volume 2. Proceedings of the Workshop on Native and Exotic Fodder Shrubs in Arid and Semi-arid Zones, 27 October-2 November 1996, Hammamet, Tunisia, 2000, pp 580-589
Abstract

A 100-ha area of steppe and marginal land at Maragha, Syria was direct sown with Salsola vermiculata and Atriplex halimus and a similar area was unimproved and both were stocked with one ewe per 2.25 ha, 1.5 ha or 0.75 ha allowed to graze during daylight hours. The experiment began in 1987 and...

Author(s)
Osman, A. E.; Bahhady, F.
Publisher
International Rangeland Congress, Inc, Aitkenvale, Australia
Citation
People and rangelands: building the future. Proceedings of the VI International Rangeland Congress, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 19-23 July, 1999. Volumes 1 and 2., 1999, pp 180-181
Abstract

The 'Doubly Green Revolution' is both a set of proposals to define new, more environmentally-friendly technical and policy models, and also a set of field operations. The phrase refers to the so-called 'Green Revolution', a term which originated in India in the 1970s, and was used to describe the...

Author(s)
Griffon, M.; Mallet, B.
Citation
Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 1999, No. 260, pp 41-52
Abstract

This work provides a synthesis of research and development activities undertaken over the last fifteen years in dry tropical natural forests, mainly, although not exclusively, in Africa. Part 1 has four introductory chapters describing the natural resources and vegetation types (dense forests, open ...

Author(s)
Bellefontaine, R.; Gaston, A.; Petrucci, Y.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Cahier FAO Conservation, 1997, No. 32, pp xi + 316 pp.

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