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Agroforestry

Covering all aspects of agroforestry and agroforestry systems

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Abstract

Cocoa production in Ccircumflex˜te d'Ivoire (40% of the world market) has tripled in the past 35 years even as the country's forests are depleted. The chocolate industry, concerned about production so concentrated in one country and its dependence on the forest, is trying to convince smallholders...

Author(s)
Sanial, E.; Ruf, F.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Inc (Springer)
Publication
Human Ecology, 2018, 46, 2, pp 159-170
Abstract

Landscape transformations have been a central topic in landscape ecology due to their influence on ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation. Landscape dynamics can be very complex and one of the most difficult issues to analyse is the contribution and the effects of landscape composition...

Author(s)
Machado, R.; Godinho, S.; Pirnat, J.; Neves, N.; Santos, P.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Landscape Research, 2018, 43, 5, pp 652-664
Abstract

Context: Montados are dynamic agroforestry systems of southern Portugal, with high economic and ecological values. Changes in land use and cover have important implications for landscape-level biodiversity and its conservation. Objectives: Our objectives were to evaluate the biodiversity values and...

Author(s)
Simonson, W. D.; Allen, H. D.; Parham, E.; Basto e Santos, E. de; Hotham, P.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Landscape Ecology, 2018, 33, 5, pp 811-827
News Article

Chocolate consumption has been on an upward slope for decades and demand shows no sign of slowing. But obtaining higher yields represents a great...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Miscellaneous

Implemented work and achievements for the period October 2015 to March 2016 for the Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) project in West Africa (Ghana and Mali) are reported in this paper. For Mali, the report focuses on research results related to...

Author(s)
Hoeschle-Zeledon, I.
Publisher
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Publication
Sustainable intensification of cereal-based farming systems in the Guinea-Sudano-Savanna of West Africa: Technical report, 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2016, 2016, pp 40 pp.
Event

25 - 29 June 2018 - Putrajaya

Venue
Putrajaya
Country
Malaysia
Contact Details
Secretariat 10th PSILPH2018, Department of Land Management Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang Selangor, Malaysia
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

Increase agricultural output is conditioned by a number of factors, among which the protection of plants against pests plays a very important role. Along with chemical methods, methods of biological and integrated control against harmful organisms in crops have recently taken on a large scale, and...

Author(s)
Vălean, A. M.; Malschi, D.; Mureșanu, F.; Scedilla˜opterean, L.; Suciu, L.; Russu, F.; Porumb, I.; Oltean, I.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 515-521

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