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Agroforestry Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Tropical Agroforestry
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.

Contents

  1. The Nature of Agroforestry
  2. A Need for Agroforestry
  3. Agroforestry and the Farmer: Why Use Woody Plants?
  4. Animal Argoforestry
  5. Agroforestry and Soil and Water Conservation
  6. The Pros and Cons of "Woodiness"
  7. Learning from Growing Crops
  8. Agroforestry and the Use of Environmental Resources: the " Promise" of Agroforestry
  9. Plant Spacing and Arrangement: an Essential Management Tool
  10. Resource Allocation in Plants
  11. The Tree-Crop Interface: a Key to Biological Success of Failure in Agroforestry
  12. Competition and Complementarity
  13. Measuring the Efficiency of Agroforestry Systems
  14. Trees in Support of Agriculture: More About Trees
  15. Classifying Multipurpose Trees: What are Functional Types?
  16. Phenology: Understanding Plant Behaviour
  17. The Form and Nature of Root Systems
  18. Pruning and Tree Management: Some Practical Aspects
  19. Helpful Associations: Soil Biota, Nitrogen Fixing Organisms and Mycorrhizas
  20. Propagation, Planting Out and Tree Protection
  21. "Patchiness": Living in the Real World
  22. Trees and their Environment
  23. Agroforestry and Site Modification: Nutrient Recycling and Soil Organic Matter
  24. Agroforestry and Sustainability
  25. Introducing the Philosophy and Practice of Agroforestry Research
  26. Agroforestry Field Experimentation: a First Approach

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Tropical Agroforestry
by Peter Huxley
1999 371 pages $198.95 + shipping
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