1. 12-01-2022 The term homegarden is used in the context of agroforestry. Kumar and Nair (2004) describe it as “intimate, multi-story combinations of various trees and crops, sometimes in association with domestic animals, around homesteads.” They mention village forest gardens as another term referring to the...
  2. P.K.R. Nair ICRAF, through its Agroforestry Systems Inventory (AFSI), has collected, evaluated, synthesized and disseminated information on existing agroforestry (AF) systems and practices from different parts of the tropics and subtropics. The systems have been classified according to various...
  3. An evaluation of the environmental aspects of fruit trees in agroforestry reveals that there can be significant advantages of soil improvment, microclimatic amelioration and environmental protection in fruit tree-based agroforestry systems.
  4. 01-01-2012 Includes articles on annual staple foodcrops in large rotated fields, biennial horticultural foodcrops with small rotated plots in dooryard gardens, commercial production of free-range chickens with night shelters in dooryard gardens, perennial foodcrops & fruit trees in large permanent...
  5. Brazil is a country in environmental crisis, the epitome of which are the fires raging across the Amazon, forcing us to ask - is there a tipping point for the lungs of the world after which we will never be able to recover them? This book, Agroforestry systems for Ecological Restoration could...
  6. 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...
  7. This presentation defines agroforestry, describes its potenial to allieve major land use problems and indicates what type of interactions can be expected between its various components. The basic concepts of Multipurpose Trees and Shrubs, multidisciplinarity and sustainability are explained and...
  8. This presentation introduces the concept of livestock in agroforestry systems. When livestock is combined with treees, it is referred to as a silvopastoral system. Many such systems exist, such as traditional pasotoralist and extensive, as well as intensive agropastoral systems. The presentation...
  9. Access Agriculture Training Video Introduction to sustainable land management practices which have a proven track record in Africa. They can help control land degradation and improve production for small scale farmers, despite the challenges of climate change. Available languages Bemba Chitonga...
  10. This book provides a neo-symbiotic integrated approach between agriculture, horticulture, forestry and biology, optimising the biomass production on one hand and conservation of ecosystem on the other. The manuscript is the first of its type for popularising agroforestry among students, teachers...