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Cover for Effect of sheep grazing on coffee quality.

The effect of sheep grazing on the quality of fruit, bean and liquor of coffee was evaluated in order to provide scientific information as to whether or not grazing could be recommended to sustain diversification in coffee plantations. Samples of mature fruit were taken from plantations which had...

Author(s)
Torres, J. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoral systems in Latin America and their contribution to sustainable development and biodiversity.

Since the 1950s, more than half the natural forests of Latin America and the Caribbean have been replaced by pastureland, which can only be maintained by a system which implies the use of important quantities of agricultural consumables in order to main productivity. The majority of this...

Author(s)
Hernández, I.; Sánchez, M. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoral systems to prevent soil losses in sustainable livestock systems.

The Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) was incorporated into a geographical information system (GIS) and used to determine soil losses in a specific livestock region of 7646 ha in Jimaguayú, Camagüey, Cuba. One hundred and twelve management units were defined according to their use and soils...

Author(s)
Acosta, Z. G.; Reyes, G.; Montejo, J. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic, social and cultural benefits of silvopastoral systems in Nigeria.

Three out of the five agricultural zones in Nigeria are prominent and have a comparative advantage for livestock production. A major constraint is the availability of feeds due to the serious weather fluctuations. The introduction of silvopastoral systems in the National Fadama Development...

Author(s)
Oladele, I. O.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ancient wood-pastures in Scotland.

The aim of the project was to try and identify potential wood-pasture sites through remote sensing, carried out by undertaking an analysis of existing maps and map-based inventories. The object was not to identify every possible site but to find a practical methodology that would give an estimate...

Author(s)
Smith, M. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental and resource economics: would the Delphi method follow a non-iterative process of surveys?

There are still few applications in Spain of the Delphi method, an economic valuation technique based on the analysis of collective preferences. This method allows the estimation of the minimum compensation required to accept a measure or policy that improves some public good, in this case the...

Author(s)
Soliño, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A silvopastoral system for Eastern Europe - based on the example of Poland.

Silvopastoral systems have been widely introduced since the 6th century in many countries of the temperate climatic zone, except Poland. Political and economic changes and accession to the EU create the opportunity to introduce modern forestry and agriculture systems in Poland as a form of...

Author(s)
Boron, K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From silvopastoral to silvoarable systems in Europe: sharing concepts, unifying policies.

Silvopastoral and silvoarable systems are often considered separately, with distinct management schemes, research approaches and policy-making perspectives. However, both are multi-species agroecosystems with a tree component. While the motto in agriculture and forestry has been for decades to...

Author(s)
Dupraz, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forestry, pastoral systems and multiple use woodland.

The multiple use of forests could be understood as the deliberate and conscious use of forest lands for simultaneous production of several products or services. Silvopastoral systems can be included in a kind of multiple use because of the concurrent production of wood and meat, furthermore, other...

Author(s)
Silva-Pando, F. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Situation and perspectives of silvopastoral systems in Germany.

Until the 18th century, silvopastoral systems had been one of the main forms of forest utilization in Germany. However, in many cases the excessive use of woodlands resulted in their loss. To counter this, domestic animals were widely banned from woodlands and a well-organized forestry programme...

Author(s)
Finck, P.; Riecken, U.; Glaser, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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