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Agroforestry

Covering all aspects of agroforestry and agroforestry systems

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Author(s)
Cancio, H.; Thomas, E.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal
Publication
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2018, 38, Suplemento 1, pp 275
Abstract

The islands of Fiji are in a phase of transformation from polyculture to commercially oriented monoculture farming systems. The issue of food security has emerged as a major concern, exacerbated by vulnerability to climate change and natural disasters. A high dependence on imported processed food...

Author(s)
Shah, S.; Moroca, A.; Bhat, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Environmental Development, 2018, 28, pp 83-100
Abstract

The paper aims at assessing agroforestry as an adaptation strategy to a changing local climate. Agroforestry is necessitated by the need to improve tree population along the Sisili River and other areas in the Kassena Nankana West District. Primary data were generated through survey methods in...

Author(s)
Apuri, I.; Peprah, K.; Achana, G. T. W.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Environmental Development, 2018, 28, pp 32-41
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This paper discusses the Central American agroforestry systems Quesungual (QS) and Kuxur Rum (KR), a system that integrate basic grain crop production - mainly maize, common bean and sorghum - with multipurpose trees. A permanent soil cover with biomass enhances erosion protection, soil fertility...

Author(s)
Schnetzer, J.
Publisher
Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA)
Publication
Quesungual & Kuxur Rum: ancestral agroforestry systems in the dry corridor of Central America, 2018, pp 8 pp.
News Article

Anthropogenic disturbance is leading to the degradation of natural resources globally, even more so in countries where human populations are...

Date
November 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Event

19 - 21 June 2019 - Devon

Venue
Devon
Country
UK
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
Author(s)
Leakey, R. R. B.
AbstractFull Text
Author(s)
Cancio, H.; Thomas, E.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal
Publication
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2018, 38, Suplemento 1, pp 275

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