1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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,...
  5. This report provides an overview of agroforestry in the Sahel today, the basic problems that are encountered in the current practice of agroforestry, and the opportunities that are available to donors such as the Agency for International Development, to promote agroforestry in the region.
  6. This book consolidates the descriptive results of a pantropical project called Agroforestry Systems Inventory (AFSI), undertaken by the International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) from 1982 to 1987. Since agroforestry was a relatively new term when the project was initiated, the...
  7. Abstract,Sustainable Agriculture–Beyond Organic Farming, 2016 Agriculture faces the unprecedented task of feeding a world population of 9 billion people by 2050 while simultaneously avoiding harmful environmental and social effects. One effort to meet this challenge has been organic farming, with...
  8. Featuring agroforestry's role in the protective and ameliorative roles to enchance productivity and sustainability.
  9. An easy-to-use handbook for development workers interested in exploring agroforestry practices with their local communities with special reference to low rainfall areas.
  10. Moringa is a very popular tropical fast growing tree up to 15 m in height. The young pods can be eaten and the leaves are an excellent source of calcium, vitamins, minerals and protein. The tree has a loose crown and can also be used for a hedge, living fence or windbreak. It coppices well to...