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Cover for Cultural aspects of silvopastoral systems.

Silvopastoral systems are multipurpose systems, integrating forest and forage production, meeting a wide variety of ecological and socio-economic conditions all over the world from time immemorial and have been a potential source of fuel, food, medicines and other materials. Attention tended to...

Author(s)
Ispikoudis, I.; Sioliou, K. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative analysis of the EAA/EAF and AAS agroforestry accounting systems: theoretical aspects.

The integration of environmental accounting with a unique social accounting system is arousing growing interest in research circles. There is emerging demand, too, from government, due to European Union (EU) regulations on management of natural resources and damage to the environment. The EU still...

Author(s)
Campos-Palacín, P.; Ovando-Pol, P.; Rodríguez-Luengo, Y.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative analysis of the EAA/EAF and AAS agroforestry accounting systems: application to a dehesa estate.

This chapter applies the satellite system 'Manual on Economic Accounts for Agriculture and Forestry - EAA/EAF 97' of the 'European System of Accounts' (ESA) and the 'Agroforestry Accounts System' (AAS) to a dehesa estate. Both accounting approaches are applied in order to measure total social...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Luengo, Y.; Campos-Palacín, P.; Ovando-Pol, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agropastoral systems in Cholistan.

Cholistan is an extension of the Great Indian Desert and covers an area of 26 330 km2. It lies within the south-east quadrant of Punjab province between 27°42′ and 29°45′north latitude and 69°52′ and 73°05′east longitude. The Cholistan desert has extreme summer temperatures (50°C plus) and...

Author(s)
Farooq, A.; Gulzar, F.; Safdar, S. A.; Sameera, F.; Zulfiqar, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An evaluation of the effects of forest conservation on reservoir capacity: a case study in the "Cuerda del Pozo" reservoir (Soria).

The effective life of reservoirs is threatened by erosion and sedimentation in their catchments. When those catchments are covered by forests, erosion and sedimentation are significantly lower. An economic assessment of the maintenance of reservoir capacity due to forest conservation in the basin...

Author(s)
García Díaz, R.; García Robredo, F.; Medrano Ceña, P. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-wood products in Russia.

Russia has the largest global forest reserve. These can be used not only for wood production but also for medicinal and food plants, gum, other chemicals from trees, hay making, mushrooms and bee-keeping. The economic exploitation of these resources helps increase the efficiency and profitability...

Author(s)
Griazkin, A. V.; Smelkova, T. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transhumance and silvopastoral dependence in the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area - a landscape-level assessment.

The implications for conservation of transhumance in a mountainous landscape in the north-west Himalayas with 35 000-38 000 livestock under silvopasture was studied. A hierarchical approach to understanding the physical, biological and sociocultural environments was used. Assessments of plant...

Author(s)
Mathur, P. K.; Mehra, B. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure characterization of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus pyrenaica</i> Willd. open woodlands in the Spanish Central Mountain: implications for silvopastoral management.

This chapter presents a preliminary characterization of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. open woodlands in Madrid province. From data from the second and third National Forest Inventory we compare main stand variables (N, Dg, Hm, Ho, G, V and Hart-Becking index) at the two inventories for open woodlands...

Author(s)
Roig, S.; Río, M.; Cañellas, I.; Bravo, A.; Montero, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integration of horses to orange tree plantations.

The trial was carried out with the objective of quantifying the effect of horse rearing in orange tree plantations on fruit production and the soil, as well as determining the productive performance of the horses integrated to this system regarding their meat production potential. For this purpose...

Author(s)
Simón, L.; Sánchez, M. D.; Hernández, M.; Sánchez, S.; Mendoza, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Facilitation of tree regeneration in pasture woodlands.

Tree rejuvenation was examined in pasture woodlands in the Swiss Jura Mountains and the distribution of tree saplings hypothesized to be spatially associated with nursing structures or plant species. A correlative study was conducted in two sites on two spatial scales to test this hypothesis. In...

Author(s)
Smit, C.; Béguin, D.; Buttler, A.; Müller-Schärer, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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