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Intercropping or grazing of orchards or groves of fruit trees (e.g. olive, carob, pine-nut, walnut, almond, chestnut, apple, pear), or plantations of trees grown for high value timber (e.g. walnut and wild cherry) can be characterized as a "high-value tree agroforestry systems". The systems can be...

Author(s)
Pantera, A.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Burgess, P.; Graves, A.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Corroyer, N.; McAdam, J.; Rosati, A.; López-Díaz, M. L.; Mantzanas, K.; Moreno, G.; Papadopoulos, A.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Lerberghe, P. van; Giannitsopoulos, M.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 342-345
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Food-forest systems are generally thought to be able to make better use of available nutrients, maintain or even increase soil organic carbon balance while preserving a valuable landscape. In the Netherlands, the contribution of livestock and/or farm animals to such systems is poorly understood....

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Hanegraaf, M. C.; Horst, N. van der; Oosterhof, G.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 302-305
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In the region of Guarda, Portugal, silvopastoral systems play a very relevant part in the local economy. These systems are characterized by an integration of oaks and shrubs, high altitude and permanent semi-natural pastures, and a varied range of livestock production (some of which represent...

Author(s)
Simões, M. F.; Tomás, A.; Paulo, J. A.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 205-208
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The Świniarka, an old indigenous breed of sheep, is very well adapted to local environmental conditions and limited food sources, resistant to disease, and tolerant of unfavourable housing conditions. Świniarka sheep perform well in extensive production systems, on pasture, and on set-aside land...

Author(s)
Kawęcka, A.; Radkowska, I.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research, Olsztyn, Poland
Citation
Journal of Elementology, 2018, 23, 4, pp 1423-1435
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Energy is considered the most limiting nutrient for the production of milk cows in pastures, but will that supplementation must be energy? The objective was to evaluate the productive, marginal and economic response of Girolando cows kept in Tifton 85 pasture during rain period receiving different...

Author(s)
Teixeira, R. M. A.; Benfica, L. F.; Alessi, K. C.; Silva, E. A.; Fernandes, L. O.; Oliveira, A. S.; Faria, D. J. G.; Salvador, F. M.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 70, 5, pp 1605-1614
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The study was carried out to evaluate the forage intake and performance of beef heifers from 15 to 18 months of age, grazing on Alexandergrass (Urochloaplantaginea (Link) Hitch) fed rice bran (RB; 0, 0.5 and 1.0% body weight (BW)). The experiment consisted of a completely randomized design with...

Author(s)
Negrini, M.; Rocha, M. G.; Pötter, L.; Severo, P. O.; Salvador, P. R.; Rosa, V. B.; Amaral Neto, L. G.; Vicente, J. M.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 70, 5, pp 1577-1585
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The aim of the study was to determine the effect of the post-harvest residue intake of Chenopodium quinoa on the productive performance, apparent digestibility of dry matter (DM), ruminal degradation of DM and in vitro gas production in sheep. A group of 12 rams of 6 months were used to evaluate...

Author(s)
Torres, O. P. N.; Rodriguez, M. B.; Sanchez, D.; Guishca-Cunuhay, C.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2018, 29, 3, pp 765-773
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This experiment was conducted to evaluate of rumen cellulolytic bacteria activity of dromedary camels fed cultivable and pasture forage. Four fistulated dromedary camels were fed for 35 days in 2 periods as cross over design with cultivable and pasture forage (4 camels per forage). Then rumen fluid ...

Author(s)
Dadvar, P.; Mohammadabadi, T.; Sari, M.; Fayazi, J.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 2018, 8, 3, pp 527-538
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These proceedings presents papers from the Memoirs of the XXVI ALPA Meeting held in Guy (Ecuador) last May 26-31, 2018. Topics of papers focused on aquaculture, agroforestry and pastures, development and entrepreneurship, animal welfare, reproduction, genetics and behaviour, nutrition of...

Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2018, 26, 5, pp 1-181
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A geographical indication (GI), is a sign used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities, reputation or characteristics that are essentially attributable to that origin (WIPO, 2012). Developing geographic indication requires a large amount of work in several sectors...

Author(s)
Dobi, P.; Bardhi, R.; Lloha, I.
Publisher
Institute of Animal Science, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Macedonian Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 8, 1, pp 41-46

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