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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 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 Silvopastoral systems in the Neotropics.

In the tropical Americas, pasturelands occupy the largest proportion (60% to 80%) of the area designated as agroecosystems in some countries. The expansion of the area of grazed pasture has implied the loss or extreme alteration of natural ecosystems, mainly lowland and montane tropical forests...

Author(s)
Murgueitio, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agroforestry for improving farm smallholdings.

The potential contribution of multipurpose trees and shrubs in an agroforestry system for improving crop-livestock farming was investigated in Bangladesh. The tree Leucaena leucocephala (Leucaena) and shrub Sesbania acculeata (Sesbania) were planted around homesteads for use as forage, fuelwood and ...

Author(s)
Alam, M. R.; Jahiruddin, M. D.; Islam, M. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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