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Cover for Rangeland health assessment in silvopastoral systems of northern Greece.

Silvopastoral areas in Greece dominated by deciduous oaks are mainly utilized by domestic animals but irrational grazing results in their degradation. The aim of this study was to identify which are the most important indicators for assessing rangeland health. In Lagadas county, northern Greece, 17 ...

Author(s)
Pantazopoulos, C. I.; Vrahnakis, M. S.; Chouvardas, D.; Papadimitriou, M.; Papanastasis, V. P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoralism in Evritania, central Greece.

Evritania is a mountainous prefecture in central Greece with 54% of its area at altitudes over 1000 m. The total area of Evritania is 186 940 ha, 9060 of which are agricultural land, 82 220 ha forests and 76 000 ha rangelands. Generally, Evritania is a livestock husbandry prefecture due to the...

Author(s)
Pantera, A.; Papadopoulos, A. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Traditional silvoarable systems and their evolution in Greece.

Traditional silvoarable systems occur in several parts of Greece and play an important role in the local economy. They also play a very important ecological role because they prevent soil erosion and surface runoff. Several combinations of trees and crops were identified in a survey conducted...

Author(s)
Mantzanas, K.; Tsatsiadis, E.; Ispikoudis, I.; Papanastasis, V. P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation of herbaceous plant species in the understorey of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pinus brutia</i>.

The purpose of this study was to examine the adaptation of herbaceous plant species under Pinus brutia canopy, in monocultures. The experiment was conducted in northern Greece. Monocultures of four plant groups (annual and perennial grasses, annual and perennial legumes) were sown in experimental...

Author(s)
Koukoura, Z.; Kyriazopoulos, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper