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New CABI book published

Date
4 April 2018
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A new study is looking at whether this concept is environmentally and economically viable

Date
5 September 2017
CABI Book Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry: an overview.

This chapter defines temperate agroforestry as 'the incorporation of trees into farming systems' or even better, 'farming with trees.' The chapter also provides the historical perspective, key systems and species used in temperate agroforestry. Finally, the chapter describes the structure of the...

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.; Thevathasan, N. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry in the United States: current trends and future directions.

This chapter discusses some of the potential benefits and future applications of agroforestry in the USA. A brief overview of the five recognized temperate agroforestry practices in the USA is followed by specific examples for integrating production agriculture and forestry to create more...

Author(s)
Jose, S.; Gold, M. A.; Garrett, H. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry in China.

This chapter systematically reviews and updates information on temperate agroforestry systems and research in China. It is established that agroforestry has been practised by Chinese farmers for many centuries and it is becoming more and more important because of its sustainable nature under...

Author(s)
Chang, S. X.; Wang, W.; Zhu, Z.; Wu, Y.; Peng, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems in New Zealand.

This paper describes temperate agroforestry systems in New Zealand, wherein a variety of agroforestry systems are used and evaluated. Currently, wide spaced poplar and willow for soil erosion management combined with livestock production is the most commonly used system and will continue to be...

Author(s)
Kemp, P. D.; Hawke, M. F.; Knowles, R. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry: key elements, current limits and opportunities for the future.

This chapter compares and contrasts the opportunities and constraints related to the development of temperate agroforestry based on the findings of research and practice outlined in the previous chapters. It will also be useful to review how the global situation and research environment has changed ...

Author(s)
Newman, S. M.; Gordon, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

White clover/perennial ryegrass mixtures (Trifolium repens L., Lolium perenne L.) are potential understory candidates for temperate agroforestry systems. A 2-year artificial shade experiment was conducted to determine the effects of shade on herbage production and quality and on changes in sward...

Author(s)
Ehret, M.; Grass, R.; Wachendorf, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2015, 89, 3, pp 557-570
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agroforestry in the Indian Himalayan region: an overview.

This chapter synthesizes the information on Indian temperate agroforestry systems and practices with particular reference to IHR; and highlights their potential to meet the ever-increasing food, fuel, fodder and timber requirements of the society and to provide ecosystem services. It also...

Author(s)
Kumar, B. M.; Handa, A. K.; Dhyani, S. K.; Arunachalam, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter

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