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Tropical Agroforestry

Author: Alain Atangana; Damase Khasa; Scott Chang; Ann Degrande
Publisher: Dordrecht Imprint: Springer 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a lucid analysis of current information on Agroforestry, a recognized sustainable land-use management tool in the tropics which provides environmental-friendly ecosystems and also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Atangana; Damase Khasa; Scott Chang; Ann Degrande
ISBN: 9789400777224 9400777221 9789400777231 940077723X
OCLC Number: 862241478
Description: 1 online resource (XXVI, 380 Seiten) 107 Illustrationen, 27 Illustrationen in color
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Table of Contents --
List of Figures --
List of Tables --
Part I: Tropical Biomes, Land Use Issues and Introduction to Agroforestry Systems --
1. Tropical biomes: classification and description --
2. Major Land Use Issues in the Tropics, and the History of Agroforestry --
3. Definitions and Classification of Agroforestry Systems --
4. Major Agroforestry Systems of the Humid Tropics --
5. Major Agroforestry Systems of the Semiarid Tropics --
6. Participatory Domestication of New Crops using Agroforestry Techniques --
Part II: The Benefits and Services of Agroforestry Systems --
7. Ecological Interaction and Productivity in Agroforestry Systems --
8. Biological Nitrogen Fixation and Mycorrhizal Associations in Agroforestry --
9. Agroforestry for Soil Conservation --
10. Carbon Sequestration in Agroforestry Systems --
11. Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes --
12. Integrated Pest Management in Tropical Agroforestry --
13. Diagnosis and Design (D & D) Approach and Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) --
14. Experimental Design in Agroforestry --
15. On-Farm Agroforestry Research --
16. Economics in Agroforestry --
17. Socio-Cultural Aspects of Agroforestry and Adoption --
18. Tropical Agroforestry for Biofuels Production --
19. Phytoremediation in Tropical Agroforestry --
20. Agroforestry and the Carbon Market in the Tropics --
21. Agroforestry Modeling.
Responsibility: by Alain Atangana, Damase Khasa, Scott Chang, Ann Degrande
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