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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wood-pasture and parkland: overlooked jewels of the English countryside.

England is home to some of the oldest and widest trees in Europe, frequently concentrated in wood-pasture. Until recently the value of this habitat for wildlife had been largely overlooked. Many wood-pastures are important for their veteran trees and the species within them; however, wood-pastures...

Author(s)
Isted, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local capabilities development and silvopastoral intervention in Chiapas, Mexico.

The objective of this chapter is to present the methods followed by researchers, farmers and development institutions to design silvopastoral alternatives in Chiapas, Mexico. This work emphasizes the importance of the following steps for silvopastoral systems research and participatory gestation:...

Author(s)
Jiménez-Ferrer, G.; Soto-Pinto, L.; Nahed-Toral, J.; Aleman, T.; Ferguson, B.; Ibrahim, M.; Sinclair, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoralism as a land-use option for sustainable development on grassland farms in Northern Ireland.

In Northern Ireland, most (78%) of land is in pastoral agriculture and only 6% (lowest in the EU) in forestry. Grassland intensification as a result of reseeding, fertilizer application and increased stocking has resulted in pasture with low biodiversity and nutrient leakage into watercourses....

Author(s)
McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Outdoor pig production in the Basque Country (Spain).

In 1999 a group of butchers and farmers with limited experience in home-grown pig fattening became interested in the production of pig meat from an outdoors system. The goal was to provide the Basque market with higher-quality products. An R+D project was carried out to design an outdoor pig...

Author(s)
Ruiz, R.; Domingo, A.; Oregui, L. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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