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This study is a comparison of the litterfall, litter decomposition, soil macrofauna, and nutrient contents in rubber monoculture and rubber-based agroforestry plantations. The three intra-couple differences examined are rubber with pakliang (RP) compared with rubber monoculture (RMP), rubber with...

Author(s)
Tongkaemkaew, U.; Sukkul, J.; Sumkhan, N.; Panklang, P.; Brauman, A.; Roslan Ismail
Publisher
Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Citation
Forest and Society, 2018, 2, 2, pp 138-149
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In temperate alley cropping agroforestry systems, light competition often limits the crop yield. The trees pruning and particularly pollarding reduces this competition. This practice results in three productions on the same field: crop, fuel or others purposes wood and timber wood. To be...

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Dufour, L.; Gosme, M.; Bec, J. le; Dupraz, C.
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 493-496
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Small-scale farmers in the banana-coffee agro-zone of Central Uganda plant and maintain trees to provide a range of benefits. However, the impact of trees on soil fertility and crop yields is small. On many farms, trees exist in infinite numbers, compositions, with no proper spacing, sequencing and ...

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Ssebulime, G.; Nyombi, K.; Kagezi, G. H.; Mpiira, S.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, W. K.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, E. B.; Staver, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 13154-13170
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Pineapple fiber offers a promising contribution in the developing geo-textile industry in Balete, Aklan. To support this initiative, a study was conducted to assess the different agroecological production systems of Ananas comosus var. Red Spanish for fiber production and determine the biomass...

Author(s)
Tulin, E. P. B.; Bande, M. M.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2018, 9, 1, pp 18-24
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The implementation of Integrated Social Forestry (ISF) program involved huge investments from the government and donor agencies. Considering these investments, is ISF program effective enough in attaining its objectives? In view of this question, an in-depth analysis of the Panian ISFP model site...

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Orias, A. B.; Bande, M. M.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2018, 9, 1, pp 7-13
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Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.), native to Eastern Africa, is now naturalised in Asia, and Central and South America. Thus, it has become an economically important species not only in Africa, but also in Asia and America to address food, nutrition, economic and climate change insecurities. Tamarind ...

Author(s)
Joshi, R. C.; David, B. V.
Publisher
Tropical Agriculture Association, Newton Stewart, UK
Citation
Agriculture for Development, 2018, No.35, pp 52-63
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This article described and analyzed the tree and shrub species composition of homegardens in a rural community in Eastern Amazon, Brazil. Data were collected from 30 homegardens stratified into two groups of 15: homegardens of northeastern and homegardens of peasants from South Brazil, based on...

Author(s)
Garcia, B. N. R.; Vieira, T. A.; Oliveira, F. de A.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Floresta, 2017, 47, 4, pp 543-551
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Agroforestry refers to a positive image of animal welfare in association with the terroir and its products. Indeed, the system associating the palmipeds with the production of walnuts AOC Périgord showed its interest both on the shade in the summer for the geese, and with the improvement of the...

Author(s)
Bijja, M.; Lavigne, F.; Rejou, P.; Arroyo, J.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
Citation
12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 902-906
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Banana is a major food and cash crop in Uganda, particularly in the central and southwestern regions. However, production is still below attainable yields and at the same time declining due to a number of reasons, with low soil fertility being paramount. Few farmers use inorganic fertilizers, with...

Author(s)
Ssebulime, G.; Kagezi, H. G.; Nyombi, K.; Mpiira, S.; Kucel, P.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, K. W.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, B. E.; Stave, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2017, 17, 4, pp 12557-12573
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Alfisols is a soil that lack of organic matter (OM), that's make the physical properties of the soil is easily damaged, because OM is used to be an adhesive on soil physical properties. The aim of study was to examine the physical properties of Alfisols in agroforestry based of teak and its effect...

Author(s)
Supriyadi; Purnomo, D.; Mangkulla, Y. D.
Publisher
Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Sains Tanah - Journal of Soil Science and Agroclimatology, 2017, 14, 1, pp 1-6

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