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Cover for Comparative analysis of the EAA/EAF and AAS agroforestry accounting systems: application to a dehesa estate.

This chapter applies the satellite system 'Manual on Economic Accounts for Agriculture and Forestry - EAA/EAF 97' of the 'European System of Accounts' (ESA) and the 'Agroforestry Accounts System' (AAS) to a dehesa estate. Both accounting approaches are applied in order to measure total social...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Luengo, Y.; Campos-Palacín, P.; Ovando-Pol, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Live fences as a means of sustainable integration of livestock, trees and crops in Ségou, Mali.

For hundreds of years, agriculture and livestock production developed alongside each other in the Sahel. During the rainy season, the land was devoted to crops while, in the dry season, it became available for livestock. During the last decades, however, farmers began to produce crops during the...

Author(s)
Levasseur, V.; Niang, A.; Olivier, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Some ecological impacts of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus rotundifolia</i> trees on the understorey environment in the "montado" agrosilvopastoral system, southern Portugal.

The influence of Quercus rotundifolia trees on precipitation chemistry, soil physical and chemical characteristics, light, nutrient and water availability and biomass production of the understorey was studied in a "montado" at Évora (southern Portugal). Ca and K were added to the soil by...

Author(s)
Nunes, J.; Madeira, M.; Gazarini, L.
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 Silvopastoral systems for rural development on a global perspective.

Rural areas of developing countries are home to about 2.8 billion people that get food, energy, medicines and other products from forestry, agriculture and animal rearing. The monthly share of one of these inhabitants is very little on a world scale; the search for wealth by such a large number of...

Author(s)
Pardini, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The influence of climate and soil type on the "montado" production system.

In an analysis of agricultural activities in Portugal and according to the Agricultural General Census of 1999, farms were allocated into three real evapotranspiration zones: between 400 and 450 mm/year (EZ1); between 450 and 500 mm/year (EZ2), and greater than 500 mm/year (EZ3). The "montado"...

Author(s)
Quintas, A.; Pereira, M. S.; Carmona, P. J.; Ramirez-Cruzado, D.; Belo, C. C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transition of an abandoned Dutch agrosilvopastoral landscape to 'new wilderness' by extensive grazing with free-ranging cattle and horses.

The Veluwezoom National Park, a former agrosilvopastoral landscape covering 4900 ha (central part of The Netherlands), was designated in 1930 as a national park after most agricultural activities had been stopped due to changed agroeconomic conditions. The area comprised a mosaic of dry...

Author(s)
Kuiters, A. T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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