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  1. Forest Gardeningis a way of working alongside nature--an approach that results in great productivity with minimal maintenance, and a method for transforming even a small cottage garden into a diverse and inviting habitat for songbirds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Based on the model of a...
  2. 2009-01-20 This comprehensive treatise begins with chapters on the development, ecological foundations, and the status of agroforestry in the US. Separate chapters cover technical aspects of the five major agroforestry practices, namely windbreaks, silvopastures, alley cropping, riparian forest buffers, and...
  3. Agroforestry as an ancient art and a modern science has great potential to improve the livelihoods of farmers in the Asia-Pacific Region. It is not a panacea which fits all land use needs, but rather it is an important land use which includes a diverseset of practices and systems. We hope that...
  4. 1988-01-01 The importance of trees grown under agroforest system, especially in Kenya and other tropical-subtropical countries, cannot be overstated. Trees provide environmental protection, building materials, energay as charcoal and fuelwood, shade and aesthetics and food for both human beings and...
  5. 1990-01-19 This publication discusses the role of fruit trees in tropical agroforestry systems. 29 pages 2 copies
  6. The emphasis in this report is on Africa, but extensive use is made of experiences from other areas and the report's conclusions are therefore applicable to all tropical regions in the developing world. The report is addressed mainly to agroforestry practitioners--both foresters and...
  7. 1997-12-01 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...
  8. Agroforestry is concerned with the role of wood plants in farming systems; it deals in particular with mixed cropping systems on the farm. The hope is that this book will foster understanding of the issues, so that the reader can adapt a specific agroforestry application to his or her local...
  9. 2000-01-20 During the Green Revolution in many developing countries, agroforestry systems tended to reflect modern agricultural systems by their intensive use of fertilizers, pesticides, and site modifications to fit the desired crop. Since the 1980's, agroforestry has learned from traditional indigenous...
  10. Pacific Islanders were once among the most self-sufficient and well-nourished peoples in the world. Their traditional agricultural systems integrated trees with production, a practice known as agroforestry. This book provides practical guidelines for planting and using trees in landscapes,...