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Cover for Economic considerations of silvopastoralism in California oak woodlands.

Oak woodlands in California cover 4 million hectares and are over 80% privately owned. Silvopastoralism is the dominant land use, providing a working landscape with the highest biodiversity levels in the state. However, high opportunity costs from alternative land uses threaten to fragment these...

Author(s)
Standiford, R. B.; Huntsinger, L.; Campos-Palacín, P.; Caparrós, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation "matching funds" from working woodlands in California.

Rancher-subsidized oak woodland silvopastoralism is being used to conserve land in California oak woodlands. As part of the Working Landscapes movement, non-governmental organizations like the Nature Conservancy and a proliferation of land trusts are brokering private and public fund transfers in...

Author(s)
Huntsinger, L.; Sulak, A.; Standiford, R.; Campos-Palacín, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preliminary analysis of the impact of payment for environmental services on land-use changes: a case study on livestock farms in Costa Rica.

The project "Integrated Silvopastoral Approaches for the Management of Ecosystems" (GEF-CATIE) promotes the establishment of silvopastoral systems. This is done by paying incentives for environmental services, mainly carbon storage and conservation of biodiversity. The hypothesis of the project is...

Author(s)
Mora, J.; Ibrahim, M.; Cruz, J.; Casasola, F.; Rosales, M.; Holguin, V. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation of an agrosilvopastoral system to land-use dynamics: local-level analysis of strategies and practice changes in north-eastern Portugal.

The different components of agrosilvopastoral systems are strongly dependent. Both political and demographic causes and the social and economical consequences of land-use changes affect decision-making and its capacity, calling for an adaptation to new situations and functioning contexts. In this...

Author(s)
Alonso, J.; Bento, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Characterization of tree species in silvopastoral systems in the mountain region of Tabasco, Mexico.

The mountain region of Tabasco, in the south-east of Mexico, is a tropical zone where diverse silvopastoral systems (SPS) are practised; the principal SPS in the region are scattered trees on grasslands and living fences, which include native or introduced grasses associated with diverse trees. The ...

Author(s)
Grande, D.; Pérez, G.; Losada, H.; Maldonado, M.; Nahed, J.; Pérez-Gil, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pasture production under different tree species and spacing in an Atlantic silvopastoral system.

The effect on pasture production of six different tree densities and six species (Pseudotsuga menziesii, Pinus pinaster, Pinus radiata, Betula celtiberica, Quercus rubra and Castanea sativa) was investigated during 3 years. Under P. menziesii and P. pinaster, pasture production decreases starting...

Author(s)
Rozados, M. J.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Silva-Pando, F. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of dairy sludge application on pasture production and arbuscular mycorrhizae in a sown meadow established in a hill soil.

A field experiment was carried out during 2 years to study the effects of applying a pelletized biofertilizer containing arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungal propagules on forage production and arbuscular mycorrhiza formation in a sown meadow in a Quercus/Betula forest under the following treatments: ...

Author(s)
Sainz, M. J.; Alonso, X. A.; Vilariño, A.; López-Mosquera, M. E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forage yield and botanical composition of a hill sown meadow fertilized with dried pelletized broiler litter.

A field experiment was established to study the effects of applying a dried pelletized broiler litter (BIOF) as fertilizer on forage production and botanical composition in a sown meadow located in a mountain area with stands of Quercus robur. Three fertilization managements were compared: (i) NPK...

Author(s)
Sainz, M. J.; Bande, M. J.; Cabaleiro, F.; López-Mosquera, M. E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Establishment of a bovine/<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus</i> silvopastoral experiment in lowland Ireland.

A silvopastoral experiment was established at Teagasc in County Wexford, Ireland, in 2002 with oak (Quercus robur L.) in an alley design and bovines. The experiment includes some treatments with trees produced with an enhanced root system (RPM). The treatments are: (1) control pasture plots; (2)...

Author(s)
Short, I.; McAdam, J.; Culleton, N.; Douglas, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The influence of spacing and coppice height on herbage mass and other growth characteristics of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Robinia pseudoacacia</i> in a south-eastern USA silvopastoral system.

Data were collected for 2 years (1999 and 2000) to evaluate growth characteristics of a 5-year-old stand of Robinia pseudoacacia for goat (Capra hircus) browse in a randomized complete block design (intra-row spacing 0.5 or 1.0 m and coppice height 0.25 or 0.5 m) replicated six times. Main branch...

Author(s)
Snyder, L. J. U.; Mueller, J. P.; Luginbuhl, J. M.; Brownie, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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