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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 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 Seasonal fodder biomass production of palo dulce and tepozan.

In order to describe the performance of the seasonal biomass production of palo dulce (Eysenhardtia polystachya) (PD) and tepozan (Buddleia cordata) (TZ), individuals were cut every 84 days in rotation. It was found that the mortality was higher in TZ (52%) than in PD in the first year and...

Author(s)
Camacho-Morfín, D.; Sandoval-Castro, C.; Ayala-Burgos, A.; Morfín-Loyden, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improved fallows with forage trees for a slash and burn maize system in the Yucatán Peninsula.

With the aim of improving soil productivity a shift in secondary natural vegetation was induced with cropped plants in a collaborative project utilizing improved fallows for maize production under a slash and burn system. A survey of 150 families, two experimentation peasant groups and three formal ...

Author(s)
Ayala, S. A.; Uribe, V. G.; Basulto, G. J. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Root density and soil water relationships of a silvopastoral system of the tropical region of Yucatan, Mexico.

In the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, cattle production is limited by forage availability during the dry season since water and soil fertility are the main factors limiting production. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of Leucaena leucocephala grown at 5000 trees/ha on forage...

Author(s)
Delgado, H. G.; Ramírez, L. A.; Ku, J. V.; Velásquez, P. M.; Escamilla, J. B.
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

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