1 edition of Agroforestry Systems for Sustainable Land Use found in the catalog.
Agroforestry Systems for Sustainable Land Use
by Science Publishers
Written in English
|Contributions||Panjab Singh (Editor), P. S. Pathak (Editor), M. M. Roy (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||292|
Overstory #88 - Revegetation Planning for Farm Forestry. About the Author. David Holmgren is a permaculture designer and consultant. He is perhaps best known as co-originator of the permaculture concept and for co-authorship of Permaculture One () with Bill Mollison - a milestone in the application of environmental design to productive land use. Agroforestry is a land use system that allows for the concurrent production of trees and agricultural crops from the same piece of land. It has a rich history of development and has been practiced in some parts of the world for more than 6, years. Much recent research into agroforestry has been carried out in the tropics and within the context of developing nations, .
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Agroforestry in Sustainable Agricultural Systems examines the environmental and social conditions that affect the roles and performance of trees in field- and forest-based agricultural production systems. Various types of ecological settings for agroforestry are analyzed within temperate and tropical regions.
“This compendium of expertly prepared profiles of the specialty plants grown in complex agroforestry systems, lavishly illustrated by captivating photographs, is a valuable addition to the literature on agroforestry and sustainable land use.”—P.
Get this from a library. Agroforestry systems for sustainable land use. [Panjab Singh; P S Pathak; M M Roy; Range Management Society of India.;] -- This edited book, with papers contributed by eminent agroforestry professionals from eight countries, presents an account of land degradation and its associated risks, indigenous and improved.
Agroforestry is an environmentally-friendly land use system where numerous interactions among trees with crops, livestock and other living organisms (incl. plants) happen. Due to the presence of trees on farmed lands, agroforestry systems host biodiversity of native species of plants and wildlife.
Agroforestry Systems ()Cite this article. Mosquera-Losada MR, McAdam J, Rigueiro-Rodríguez A (eds) Book of abstracts. Silvopastoralism and sustainable management. C., Santiago-Freijanes, J.J., den Herder, M. et al.
Agroforestry as a sustainable land use option to reduce wildfires risk in European Mediterranean areas Author: Christos Damianidis, Jose Javier Santiago-Freijanes, Michael den Herder, Paul Burgess, Maria Rosa Mo. Special Issue: Agroforestry: A Profitable Land Use.
Octoberissue 2. Special Issue: Agroforestry for biomass production and carbon sequestration. Septemberissue 1; Volume 85 May - July Julyissue 3. Special Issue: Agroforestry Landscapes / Special Issue: Fruit Trees in West African Parklands. Juneissue 2; May.
Agroforestry, cultivation and use of trees and shrubs with crops and livestock in agricultural systems. Agroforestry seeks positive interactions between its components, aiming to achieve a more ecologically diverse and socially productive output from the land than is possible through conventional restry is a practical and low-cost means of implementing many.
Agroforestry is a modern tool to develop sustainable land use and to increase food production by growing woody species (trees, shrubs, palms, bamboos, etc.) with.
Agroforestry Systems is an international scientific journal that publishes results of novel, high impact original research, critical reviews and short communications on any aspect of agroforestry.
The journal particularly encourages contributions that demonstrate the role of agroforestry in providing commodity as well non-commodity benefits such as ecosystem services. Agroforestry refers to land use systems in which trees or shrubs are grown in association with agricultural crops, or pastures and livestock.
From its inception, it has contained a strong element of soil management. Well-designed and managed agroforestry systems have the potential to control run-off and erosion, maintain soil organic matter and physical properties, and.
Agroforestry Land Use: The Concept and Practice agroforestry systems are more ap propriate tha n others for particula r ecological. ultimately, sustainable land use can o nly be achieved. Agroforestry for Sustainable Land-Use Fundamental Research and Modelling with Emphasis on Temperate and Mediterranean Applications: Selected papers France, 23–29 June (Forestry Sciences) Reprinted from AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS,EditionFormat: Hardcover.
Agroforestry is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland. This intentional combination of agriculture and forestry has varied benefits, including increased biodiversity and reduced erosion.
Agroforestry practices have been successful in sub-Saharan Africa and in parts of the United States. Agroforestry, the practice of integrating trees and woodland areas into agricultural land, offers significant ecological and economic benefits.
This intersection of forestry and agriculture represents a great opportunity as the necessity for more efficient and ecologically friendly food production systems grows more urgent.
It is a fascinating field and one to consider as you plan. Agroforestry - The Future of Global Land Use - Ebook written by P.K. Ramachandran Nair, Dennis Garrity. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Agroforestry - The Future of Global Land Use. Roger R.B. Leakey, in Multifunctional Agriculture, Agroforestry has been defined in several ways (Nair, ).The current definition of the International Center for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF—now called the World Agroforestry Center) is a collective name for land-use systems and practices in which woody perennials are deliberately integrated with crops and/or animals on.
Agroforestry for Sustainable Land-Use Fundamental Research and Modelling with Emphasis on Temperate and Mediterranean Applications Selected papers from a workshop held in Montpellier, France, 23–29 June Editors: Auclair, Daniel, Dupraz, C.
(Eds.) Free Preview. Most agricultural systems use annual crops, where the majority of the plant material is harvested or disposed in waste from husks, shells, etc.
In perennial agroforestry systems, however, most of the plant biomass remains on the land, and only a small percentage is harvested. Multistrata agroforestry can be integrated into some existing agricultural systems; others can be converted or restored to it.
If adopted on another million hectares byfrom million hectares currently, gigatons of carbon dioxide could be sequestered. By these means, agroforestry can make a major contribution to sustainable land use.
The previous edition of this book, entitled Agroforestry for Soil Conservation (), was based on indirect evidence from agriculture, forestry and soil science. The present work provides a new synthesis, drawing on over published sources dating largely Cited by:.
Agroforestry is a land-use management system in which trees and shrubs are grown either on arable land along with crops or on pastureland. Different basic agroforestry systems exist, where the age of the trees and the distribution and arrangement of shrubs and trees differ considerably between the different systems.Agroforestry is a collective name for land-use systems and technologies where woody perennials (such as trees, shrubs, palms, or bamboos) are deliberately used on the same land-management unit as agricultural crops and/or animals, in some form of.
The ambition of the EURAF Conference is accelerating inspiring transitions towards agroforestry as sustainable land use, including the role that agroforestry has to play in order to fight against climate change.
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