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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...

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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.
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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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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...

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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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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...

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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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This research was study on properties of volatile oil of Curcuma zedoaria which grew between rows of Xylia xylocarpa in Phitsanuloke Silviculture Research Station, grew between rows of Pinus kesiya in Intakhin and Mae Sanam Silviculture Research Station in Chiang Mai and grew between rows of ...

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Pattanaseree, T.; Panboonmee, C.
Publisher
Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Agricultural Innovation for Global Value Chain, Proceedings of 54th Kasetsart University Annual Conference, 2-5 February 2016, Kasetsart University, Thailand. Vol. 1, Plants, Animals, Veterinary Medicine, Fisheries, Agricultural Extension and Home Economics, 2016, pp 203-211
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Marginal uplands are among the highly vulnerable areas exposed to extreme environmental harsh conditions. To ensure the ecological stability of the watershed, rehabilitation strategies of these marginal degraded uplands is of urgency. Among the promising rehabilitation species is Jatropha curcas L. ...

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Paelmo, R. F.; Villancio, V. T.; Paelmo, G. G.
Publisher
International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS) Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines
Citation
Journal of ISSAAS (International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences), 2016, 22, 1, pp 111-122
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Farmers' knowledge on agro ecosystems is essential in sustainable tree-crop integration and management. Understanding the various ways farmers attach value to agrarian trees and a scientific evaluation on the contribution of trees in terms of their influence towards crop performance can enable...

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Atugumya, A. B.; Isabirye, M.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 335-339

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