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Cover for Summary - silvopastoral systems conclusions.

This paper provides a summary of the features and benefits of silvopastoralism as well as the key research issues that emerged from studies on silvopastoral systems, viz., inventory of silvopastoral resources and current research, component evaluation, ecological interaction, system management,...

Author(s)
Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; McAdam, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Declaration for silvopastoralism.

This paper presents the Agenda 21 which provides the Declaration of Silvopastoralism in line with the global action plan for areas of sustainable development. It includes the maintenance and development of forest and agricultural areas towards approaches on multipurpose land use, biodiversity...

Author(s)
Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; McAdam, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Model and procedures for decision-making in management of diffusion, adoption and improvement process of agroforestry technology.

The study consists of proposing and validating a model and its procedures to back up decision-making, from a strategic perspective, in order to manage the process that involves making known, adopting and improving agroforestry technologies in stockbreeding businesses. The model is made up of six...

Author(s)
Suárez Hernández, M. J.; Hernández Pérez, G.; Suárez Mella, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Technology transfer in silvopastoral agroforestry: a toolbox for UK farmers.

Silvopastoral agroforestry has not been taken up by many farmers in the UK, partly because government funding has not been available and partly because many UK farmers have no experience of such systems or of managing trees. Changes in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy towards more biodiverse,...

Author(s)
Sibbald, A. R.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future perspectives for silvopastoral systems in NW Spain.

Spain is divided in two main regions based on climatic parameters: Atlantic and Mediterranean. While silvopastoral systems are well established in Mediterranean areas, they are not widely used in the Atlantic area. The objective of this chapter is to evaluate the possibility of using silvopastoral...

Author(s)
Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; Rois-Díaz, M.; Pinto, M.; Oliveira, A.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The potential for agroforestry in the Falkland Islands.

In the Falkland Islands (UK dependent territory; lat. 51-52°S, long. 57-61°W) land use is almost exclusively sheep grazing and the vegetation is acid moorland with no indigenous tree cover. Shelter from the strong cold winds would be extremely advantageous to sheep flocks and might allow crops to...

Author(s)
McAdam, J. H.
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 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 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

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