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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...

Author(s)
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 ...

Author(s)
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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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 ...

Author(s)
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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During the dormancy period, due to hereditary properties, the fruit trees accommodated to the climate in our country have different resistance, according to species, variety, age, parent stock, climate conditions in the respective year, the applied land use. According to literature, the degree of...

Author(s)
Enache, V.; Baciu, A. A.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2016, 20, 1, pp 17-23
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Agronomic practices adequacy plays a key role in the integrated crop-livestock systems development. The objective of this study was to determine how the phytomass accumulation, yield compounds and oat (Avena sativa L. cv. IPR 126) yield were influenced by nitrogen levels (12 and 80 kg N ha-1) at...

Author(s)
Deiss, L.; Moraes, A. de; Pelissari, A.; Silva, V. P. da; Andreolla, V. R. M.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara, Ceara, Brazil
Citation
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2016, 47, 3, pp 462-470
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Long-term field experiments with different perennial crops were held in Western Lithuania, during 2009-2012. The field trials were composed as two factorial design with the aim to investigate the effect of liming and N fertilization on crops biomass and energy productivity. The soil of the...

Author(s)
Šiaudinis, G.; Skuodienė, R.; Katutis, K.
Publisher
NJF Latvia, Riga, Latvia
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"Nordic View to Sustainable Rural Development", Proceedings of the 25th NJF Congress, Riga, Latvia, 16-18 June 2015, 2015, pp 232-237
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This paper presents the results of a study conducted during the spring of 2012 and 2013 to monitor the occurrence of fire blight symptoms on susceptible fruit species and spontaneous plant hosts of Erwinia amylovora in different climatic regions of Montenegro. Monitoring included pome fruit...

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Radunović, D.; Gavrilović, V.; Krstić, M.
Publisher
Plant Protection Society of Serbia (PPSS), Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th Congress on Plant Protection "Integrated Plant Protection - a Knowledge-Based Step Towards Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Landscape Architecture". November 24-28, 2014, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2015, pp 135-137
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Indonesias forests make up one of the worlds most biologically diverse ecosystems. They have long been harvested by local people to meet their daily needs. Since the 1970s, a combination of demographic, economic and policy factors has driven forest exploitation at the industrial scale and resulted...

Author(s)
Casson, A.; Muliastra, Y. I. K. D.; Obidzinski, K.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.170, pp 122 pp.
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Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean which enjoys tropical climate most of the year round with minimal extremes. Agriculture is identified as the foundation of Fiji's economy. Horticulture is one of the largest growing sub-sectors of agriculture and holds potential for...

Author(s)
Nath, P.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Progressive Horticulture, 2014, 46, 2, pp 175-183

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