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Agroforestry

Covering all aspects of agroforestry and agroforestry systems

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AbstractFull Text

Agroforestry plays a vital role in the biological build up of nutrients and sustaining soil fertility for growing crops and getting higher yields for livelihood security. An experiment on nutrient dynamics was conducted from the year 2006 to 2016 at Main Agricultural Research Station, University of...

Author(s)
Mutanal, S. M.; Ghatanatti, S. M.; Mokashi, M. V.; Pawar, K. N.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2018, 9, 1, pp 8-12
Abstract

Crop-livestock-forest (CLFi) and crop-livestock (CLi) systems are among the most recent agricultural developments in Brazil, and aligned with the principles of cleaner production. Such integrated systems can provide at least three types of product from the same land area over a defined period. This...

Author(s)
Costa, M. P.; Schoeneboom, J. C.; Oliveira, S. A.; Viñas, R. S.; Medeiros, G. A. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, 171, pp 1460-1471
Abstract

As ecosystem service assessments increasingly contribute to decisions about managing Earth's lands and waters, there is a growing need to understand the diverse ways that people use and value landscapes. However, these assessments rarely incorporate the value of landscapes to communities with...

Author(s)
Bremer, L. L.; Mandle, L.; Trauernicht, C.; Pascua, P.; McMillen, H. L.; Burnett, K.; Wada, C. A.; Kurashima, N.; Quazi, S. A.; Giambelluca, T.; Chock, P.; Ticktin, T.
Publisher
Resilience Alliance
Publication
Ecology and Society, 2018, 23, 1, pp 33
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.
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

Agroforestry plays a vital role in the biological build up of nutrients and sustaining soil fertility for growing crops and getting higher yields for livelihood security. An experiment on nutrient dynamics was conducted from the year 2006 to 2016 at Main Agricultural Research Station, University of...

Author(s)
Mutanal, S. M.; Ghatanatti, S. M.; Mokashi, M. V.; Pawar, K. N.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2018, 9, 1, pp 8-12

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