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Agroforestry

Covering all aspects of agroforestry and agroforestry systems

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Event

30 November 2017 - Nairobi

Venue
Nairobi
Country
Kenya
Contact Details
Jalan CIFOR, Situ Gede, Sindang Barang, Bogor (Barat) 16115 Indonesia
Tel
62-251-8622-622
Fax
62-251-8622-100
AbstractFull Text

Meteorological data and light information were collected during a one-year period between 2011 and 2012, under a silvopastoral system (SPS) and an open pasture (OP). The SPS was composed of adult native trees Pterodon emarginatus with a density of 156 trees per hectare and 30-year-old Urochloa...

Authors
Mendonca, R. M. A. de; Lana, Â. M. Q.; Lana, R. M. Q.; Lemos Filho, J. P. de; Toth, G.; Carmo, T. D. do
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group
Publication
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2017, 11, 2, pp 177-183
Abstract

Airborne imaging spectroscopy (IS) and laser scanning (ALS) have been explored widely for tree species classification during the past decades. However, African agroforestry areas, where a few exotic tree species are dominant and many native species occur less frequently, have not yet been studied....

Authors
Piiroinen, R.; Heiskanen, J.; Maeda, E.; Viinikka, A.; Pellikka, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Remote Sensing, 2017, 9, 9, pp 875
AbstractFull Text

Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. make up an important yam that contributes to food security and poverty alleviation in some countries of west and central Africa. In spite of its huge economic potential and as a source of food security, D. praehensilis locally called bayere still remains an...

Authors
Wembou, E. P.; Dourma, M.; Wala, K.; Woegan, Y.; Gbogbo, A.; Batawila, K.; Dansi, A.; Tozo, K.; Akpagana, K.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme
Publication
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2017, 17, 3, pp 12455-12475
News Article

Imagine if we could design a landscape that could provide us with a range of nutritious foods, high-quality habitat and ecosystem services, as well...

Date
September 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Miscellaneous

This SRA was designed to explore the financial, legal, planning and policy issues associated with transitioning to sustainable agroforestry in senile coconut plantations and marginal sugarcane lands in Fiji and Vanuatu.

Authors
Kamin, M. S.; Harrison, S.; Alauddin, M.; Harrison, R.; Sullivan, C.; Lagataki, S.; Bulai, S.; Kete, T.; Rantes, J.; Johns, C.
Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Publication
Final report for ADP/2014/013: promoting sustainable agriculture and agroforestry to replace unproductive land-use in Fiji and Vanuatu, 2016, pp 37 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
Authors
Leakey, R. R. B.
AbstractFull Text

Meteorological data and light information were collected during a one-year period between 2011 and 2012, under a silvopastoral system (SPS) and an open pasture (OP). The SPS was composed of adult native trees Pterodon emarginatus with a density of 156 trees per hectare and 30-year-old Urochloa...

Authors
Mendonca, R. M. A. de; Lana, Â. M. Q.; Lana, R. M. Q.; Lemos Filho, J. P. de; Toth, G.; Carmo, T. D. do
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group
Publication
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2017, 11, 2, pp 177-183

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