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The Fundão Dam rupture in Mariana, Brazil spilled contaminated tailings across the Doce River basin reaching several towns such as Ipaba. Ibapa's agricultural and fishing activities declined by 50% due to the toxicity of sodium and ether-amine, followed by a reduction of nitrate resulting in...

Author(s)
Fortes, B. C. S.; Teixeira, M. C. V.; Costa, S. P. da; Wagner, M. H.; Scotti, M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Journal of Rural Studies, 2022, 93, pp 55-66
Abstract

Climate is one of the most important factors in crop production. It influences both positively and negatively all agricultural activities and has a marked influence on crop yields. Changes in the elements of climate make it possible to understand the current level of productivity, to design and/or...

Author(s)
Kamga, E.; Kamga, A.; Tabi Oben, F.; Tchemtchoua, E.; Etame Kossi, G.
Publisher
International Formulae Group (IFG)
Publication
International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 2022, 16, 1, pp 353-366
Abstract

This study conducted a series of extension events that were followed by farmer interviews with 394 farmers who had participated in an initial household survey in 2018, involving four farmer categories: 1] those actively participating in the Trees for Food Security (T4FS) project from phase 1...

Author(s)
Buyinza, J.; Nuberg, I. K.; Muthuri, C. W.; Denton, M. D.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education
Publication
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2022, 15, 3, pp 68-89
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This research deals with farmers' knowledge on plant diversity management in agroforests through the case study of the Betsimisaraka farmers on the Northern East coast of Madagascar. In this study, farmers' knowledge on plants and different plant functions were analyzed to better understand what...

Author(s)
Mariel, J.; Carrière, S. M.; Penot, E.; Danthu, P.; Rafidison, V.; Labeyrie, V.
Publisher
British Ecological Society
Publication
People-nature interactions through the lens of local ecological knowledge: an illustration on agroforests in Madagascar, 2021, pp 2 pp.
News Article

As public demand for more sustainable agricultural products increases, and the dangers of the climate and biodiversity crises facing the UK grow, it...

Date
May 2021
Author(s)
James Cullum
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

Peatlands are shaped by slow litter decomposition, but threshold decomposition rates that allow peat formation remain unclear. Can agroforestry in the tropics be compatible with paludiculture that allows peat formation? We explored the determinants of litter decomposition in wet agroforests...

Author(s)
Yosefin Ari Silvianingsih; Noordwijk, M. van; Didik Suprayogo; Kurniatun Hairiah
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Soil Systems, 2022, 6, 1,

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