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4 April 2018
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Carbon gain by photosynthesis is significant for plant growth and biomass allocation estimations at a tree, stand, and landscape level. Our objective was to develop a leaf carbon model driven by daily light fluctuations and modulated by temperature and air humidity for poplar and black locust trees ...

Author(s)
Veste, M.; Linares, R. A. M.; Seserman, D. M.; Freese, D.; Schmitt, D.; Wachendorf, M.; Küppers, M.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 488-492
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Agroforestry systems (AFS) are considered to be a sustainable agricultural practice. However, at present, yield and quality data on arable crops in temperate AFS are scarce. Here we assessed the influence of tree rows of contrasting age on the yield and quality of key western European arable crops. ...

Author(s)
Pardon, P.; Reubens, B.; Mertens, J.; Verheyen, K.; Frenne, P. de; Waes, C. van; Reheul, D.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 471-475
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Ground-dwelling arthropods play an important role in agricultural systems by providing multiple ecosystem services (ES), such as affecting nutrient and carbon cycling and providing biological pest control. However, potential patterns in presence of these arthropods in temperate agroforestry systems ...

Author(s)
Pardon, P.; Reheul, D.; Mertens, J.; Reubens, B.; Frenne, P. de; Smedt, P. de; Proesmans, W.; Vooren, L. van; Verheyen, K.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 292-296
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Farmers and rural communities across the American Midwest face numerous sustainability challenges, both economic and environmental. Agroforestry practices present a more sustainable alternative, but key to success is the selection and development of appropriate species to integrate into these...

Author(s)
Mori, G. O.; Gold, M.; Jose, S.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 288-291
AbstractFull Text

Developing temperate agroforestry practices can potentially sequester carbon (C), mitigating for rising levels of Green-House Gasses. Hedgerows are a prominent agroforestry system in England and Wales, an estimated 456 000 km of these being actively managed, chiefly using a mechanical flail. Here...

Author(s)
Axe, M. S.; Grange, I. D.; Conway, J. S.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 151-155
Abstract

The many benefits of agroforestry are well-documented, from ecological functions such as biodiversity conservation and water quality improvement, to cultural functions including aesthetic value. In North American agroforestry, however, little emphasis has been placed on production capacity of the...

Author(s)
Lovell, S. T.; Dupraz, C.; Gold, M.; Jose, S.; Revord, R.; Stanek, E.; Wolz, K. J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2018, 92, 5, pp 1397-1415
Abstract

A leaf net photosynthesis model is presented driven by light and modulated by temperature and air humidity. From this the seasonal variation of CO2 uptake and release could be modelled to estimate the annual carbon fluxes of sun and shade leaves. In fully expanded leaves light is the major factor...

Author(s)
Küppers, M.; Schmitt, D.; Liner, S.; Böhm, C.; Kanzler, M.; Veste, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2018, 92, 5, pp 1267-1286
Abstract

Agroforestry systems (AFS) are considered to be a sustainable agricultural practice, as they deliver a wide range of ecosystem services (ES) while maintaining (agricultural) primary production. To optimize the productivity of AFS, the recommendation is to use well adapted tree-crop combinations,...

Author(s)
Pardon, P.; Reubens, B.; Mertens, J.; Verheyen, K.; Frenne, P. de; Smet, G. de; Waes, C. van; Reheul, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural Systems, 2018, 166, pp 135-151
Abstract

Background and aims: Plant phenology is a sensitive indicator of plant response to climate change. Observations of phenological events belowground for most ecosystems are difficult to obtain and very little is known about the relationship between tree shoot and root phenology. We examined the...

Author(s)
Mohamed, A.; Stokes, A.; Mao Zhun; Jourdan, C.; Sabatier, S.; Pailler, F.; Fourtier, S.; Dufour, L.; Monnier, Y.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Plant and Soil, 2018, 424, 1/2, pp 103-122

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