by Peter Huxley
Tropical Agroforestry is the first book to provide a comprehensive, analytical account of the principles as well as the practical implications of agroforestry.
Tropical Agroforestry presents information in such a way that it will be of use to students, researchers and development project personnel from many different backgrounds.
- The Nature of Agroforestry
- A Need for Agroforestry
- Agroforestry and the Farmer: Why Use Woody Plants?
- Animal Argoforestry
- Agroforestry and Soil and Water Conservation
- The Pros and Cons of "Woodiness"
- Learning from Growing Crops
- Agroforestry and the Use of Environmental Resources: the " Promise" of Agroforestry
- Plant Spacing and Arrangement: an Essential Management Tool
- Resource Allocation in Plants
- The Tree-Crop Interface: a Key to Biological Success of Failure in Agroforestry
- Competition and Complementarity
- Measuring the Efficiency of Agroforestry Systems
- Trees in Support of Agriculture: More About Trees
- Classifying Multipurpose Trees: What are Functional Types?
- Phenology: Understanding Plant Behaviour
- The Form and Nature of Root Systems
- Pruning and Tree Management: Some Practical Aspects
- Helpful Associations: Soil Biota, Nitrogen Fixing Organisms and Mycorrhizas
- Propagation, Planting Out and Tree Protection
- "Patchiness": Living in the Real World
- Trees and their Environment
- Agroforestry and Site Modification: Nutrient Recycling and Soil Organic Matter
- Agroforestry and Sustainability
- Introducing the Philosophy and Practice of Agroforestry Research
- Agroforestry Field Experimentation: a First Approach