1. Agroforestry systems using nitrogen fixing woody perennials, such as Leucaena Leucocephala and Gliricidia sepium, planted in contour hedges on hillsides (or alleys on level ground), have proven to be as inexpensive and effective technology to control soil erosion, improve soil structure, and...
  2. In recent years, scientists and development specialist have discovered many previously neglected nitrogen-fixing trees with exciting potential to sustain and improve the oil, enhance crop production and provide valuable products. Prominent among the trees attracting increasing attention is the...
  3. This workshop's objectives were to enhance the knowledge of scientists and practitioners concerned with the use and management of Dalberia species by exchanging information and documenting research findings, to increase the use of Dalbergia species by providing extension agents, development...
  4. Nitrogen Fixing Trees can be grown on farms in a number of ways ranging from scattered trees to plantations. Production and use of Gliricidia sepium is presented in this manual from experiences around the world. It is hoped that extension personnel, progressive farmers and organizations engaged...
  5. Ressource principale 01/10/2001 This booklet assembles under one cover the 97 factsheets and highlights published by the Forest, Farm and Community Tree Network (FACT Net) and its predecessor the Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association (NFTA) between 1985 and 1999. These 2 to 4 page bulletins are concise summaries of important...
  6. 20/07/2010 Tony Rinaudo (working with World Vision Australia) responded to the article aboutFaidherbia albidain EDN 107 with helpful comments. “In West Africa, crops growing under a canopy of the nitrogen fixingF. albidatrees produce an extra 2.5 to 3 tons of stalks per hectare and two and a half times the...
  7. 19/07/1992 This process is being used by farmers near the University of Philippines at Los Baños. Fast-growing nitrogen-fixing trees such as leucaena, gliricidia or calliandra are planted ahead of time to shade out grasses. Yams are planted near the base of the tree after weeds are controlled. When the...