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Long rotation period of trees and complex trading procedures of wood, are major impediments in spread of agroforestry. Thus, alternative for providing early return to farmers along with long term benefits of raising trees on their farmlands are necessary. Generally, ~ 25% of the trees can be used...

Author(s)
Archana Verma; Praveen Kumar; Saresh, N. V.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Agroforestry Systems, 2021, 95, 3, pp 515-532
Abstract

Silvopasture, an agroforestry practice combining forages, livestock, and trees, has been shown to optimize productivity and mitigate the effects of environmental stress on livestock, yet few ranchers in Panama deliberately incorporate trees into pastures. Panama's Azuero Peninsula experiences a...

Author(s)
Dibala, R.; Jose, S.; Gold, M.; Hall, J. S.; Kallenbach, R.; Knapp, B.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Agroforestry Systems, 2021, 95, 4, pp 741-753
Abstract

Tree/shrub species are used in farmer fields of sahelian agroforestry parklands to conserve and restore degraded lands, improve soil fertility and increase crop yield. A field study was conducted to investigate the effect of five tree species (Annona senegalensis, Balanites aegyptiaca, Faidherbia...

Author(s)
Diallo, M. B.; Akponikpè, P. B. I.; Abasse, T.; Fatondji, D.; Agbossou, E. K.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Agroforestry Systems, 2021, 95, 4, pp 717-730
News Article

Agroforestry plantations of poplar trees cover 9.4 million hectares worldwide. These trees are cultivated as a source of biofuel and wood, which is...

Date
January 2020
Author(s)
James Cullum
MiscellaneousFull Text

The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate potential disaster and climate risks for the Agricultural and Agroforestry Technological Program, PITAG in Haiti, with a particular focus on its component II which includes the promotion of sustainable agricultural technologies. This risk...

Author(s)
Eitzinger, A.; Eugene, L.; Martínez, A.; Navarrete-Frías, C.; Jarvis, A.
Publisher
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Publication
Disaster and climate risk assessment for PITAG Regions in Haiti. Technical Report, 2019, pp 104 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Agroforestry can be used to improve the productivity of staple food crops by improving soil fertility and promoting agroecosystem function. The domestication of agroforestry trees producing marketable products then intensifies the agroforestry system and leads to marketing, trade and business...

Date
July 2012
Subjects
agroforestry; agroforestry systems; crop production; crops; domestication; economic impact; food crops; forest trees; green revolution; intensification; productivity; social impact; soil fertility; sustainability; trees; tropics; woody plants; reviews
Author(s)
Leakey, R. R. B.
AbstractFull Text

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon nardus) as cover crop was suitable planted with agroforestry and monoculture system on post-coal mining revegetation land. The study investigated the influence of planting system, varieties, and plant spacing against the lemongrass growth on post-coal mining land under the...

Author(s)
Juliarti AnNa; Wijayanto Nurheni; Mansur Irdika; Trikoesoemaningtyas
Publisher
Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)
Publication
Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika, 2021, 27, 1, pp 15-23

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