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This study investigated the relation between the presence of wild bird species that may infect domestic poultry with Avian Influenza, and woody vegetation within the range areas as well as in the landscape surrounding the range areas. During two seasons all wild birds were counted in the free-range ...

Author(s)
Bestman, M.; Wagenaar, J.; Jong, W. de; Weerts, T.; Luske, B.
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 447-451
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Free-range areas are important for the welfare of laying hens. Chickens are forest animals that try to avoid large open areas. Providing shelter in the form of trees can improve the quality of the free-range area for the chicken. Also trees can provide extra income for the farmer. This paper...

Author(s)
Boosten, M.; Penninkhof, J.
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 424-427
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Dehesa agroforestry systems (rangelands located in Southwest Spain) are characterised by their semi-arid and often marginal conditions. In this sense, the study of the role of carbon footprint in extensive systems is of great interest by analysing, within a case study framework, the two production...

Author(s)
Escribano, M.; Moreno, G.; Eldesouky, A.; Horrillo, A.; Gaspar, P.; Mesías, F. J.
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 401-405
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The production of medicinal plants could be combined with the production of timber from high value trees as Prunus avium L. because many medicinal plants are characterised by its capacity to growth under a partial shade. This type of agroforestry practice called silvoarable or forest farming...

Author(s)
Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Romero-Franco, R.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.
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 369-372
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Intercropping or grazing of orchards or groves of fruit trees (e.g. olive, carob, pine-nut, walnut, almond, chestnut, apple, pear), or plantations of trees grown for high value timber (e.g. walnut and wild cherry) can be characterized as a "high-value tree agroforestry systems". The systems can be...

Author(s)
Pantera, A.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Burgess, P.; Graves, A.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Corroyer, N.; McAdam, J.; Rosati, A.; López-Díaz, M. L.; Mantzanas, K.; Moreno, G.; Papadopoulos, A.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Lerberghe, P. van; Giannitsopoulos, 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 342-345
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The effect of 2 different pig stocking rates (4 and 8 animals per ha) in a silvopastoral system (SPS) of oak - Celtic pig was evaluated in terms of pig growth and morphometric variables after 71/2 months in the forest and the incidence of their manure on the quality of water from fountains and...

Author(s)
Silva-Pando, F. J.; Alonso Santos, M.; Bustos Vázquez, M.; Ignacio Quinteiro, M. F.
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 328-332
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In northern European countries, there is little current understanding of the potential of tree fodder. This paper discusses the opportunities and barriers for tree fodder into UK ruminant livestock systems. Key opportunities include improving livestock nutrition and health (particularly as sources...

Author(s)
Smith, J.; Westaway, S.; Whistance, L.
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 324-327
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To assess an innovative method, and to get a better understanding of browsing behavior of dairy cows and the performance of self-medicating behavior a 13-day preliminary trial was conducted. On a silvopastoral site of a Dutch organic dairy farm, data were collected with 4 wildlife digital cameras...

Author(s)
Roelen, S. S. M.; Luske, B.; Wagenaar, J. P.
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 319-323
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Food-forest systems are generally thought to be able to make better use of available nutrients, maintain or even increase soil organic carbon balance while preserving a valuable landscape. In the Netherlands, the contribution of livestock and/or farm animals to such systems is poorly understood....

Author(s)
Hanegraaf, M. C.; Horst, N. van der; Oosterhof, G.
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 302-305
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The aim of our contribution is to present selected results and conclusions from long term monitoring of selected production and environmental parameters in small agroforestry system which consist of poplar and willow short rotation coppice (SRC) for production of energy biomass combined with...

Author(s)
Weger, J.; Vávrová, K.; Bubeník, J.; Lojka, B.; Houška, J.; Kotrba, R.
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 274-278

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