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Agroforestry in sustainable agricultural systems

Author: Louise Buck; J P Lassoie; E C M Fernandes
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fl. : CRC Press, ©1999.
Series: Advances in agroecology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides forestry management professionals with a better understanding of strategies for growing and maintaining commercial tree species in a more 'sustainable' fashion, relying less on agrochemical input and mechanical intervention, while still maintaining acceptable levels of profitability.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Buck; J P Lassoie; E C M Fernandes
ISBN: 1566702941 9781566702942
OCLC Number: 39982157
Description: 416 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Nutrient Cycling in Tropical Agroforestry Systems: Myths and Science / P.K. Ramachandran Nair, Roland J. Buresh and Daniel N. Mugendi [and others] --
Ch. 2. Animals and Agroforestry in the Tropics / Alice N. Pell --
Ch. 3. Water Management with Hedgerow Agroforestry Systems / Susan J. Riha and Beverly D. McIntyre --
Ch. 4. Managing Ground Cover Heterogeneity in Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Under Managed Tree Shade: From Replicated Plots to Farmer Practice / Charles Staver --
Ch. 5. The Science and Practice of Black Walnut Agroforestry in Missouri, U.S.A.: A Temperate Zone Assessment / Harold E. Garrett and Larry S. Harper.
Series Title: Advances in agroecology.
Responsibility: edited by Louise E. Buck, James P. Lassoie, Erick C.M. Fernandes.
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Examines the environmental and social conditions that affect the roles and performance of trees in field- and forest-based agricultural production systems. This book presents an analysis of various  Read more...

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