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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 An evaluation of the effects of forest conservation on reservoir capacity: a case study in the "Cuerda del Pozo" reservoir (Soria).

The effective life of reservoirs is threatened by erosion and sedimentation in their catchments. When those catchments are covered by forests, erosion and sedimentation are significantly lower. An economic assessment of the maintenance of reservoir capacity due to forest conservation in the basin...

Author(s)
García Díaz, R.; García Robredo, F.; Medrano Ceña, P. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Silvopastoral systems in Latin America and their contribution to sustainable development and biodiversity.

Since the 1950s, more than half the natural forests of Latin America and the Caribbean have been replaced by pastureland, which can only be maintained by a system which implies the use of important quantities of agricultural consumables in order to main productivity. The majority of this...

Author(s)
Hernández, I.; Sánchez, M. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contribution of silvopastoral systems to land upkeep: differences and determining factors in a French upland region.

In many wooded regions, the decline of farming and the trend towards increasingly uniform forested landscapes compromise environmental, social and economic objectives and are therefore of concern to managers. Analysis of farming systems maintaining forested and non-forested areas can help to...

Author(s)
Rapey, H.; Lifran, R.
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 Compaction and erosion: effects on soil ecology and soil quality.

Soil degradation is a severe global problem. It has notable adverse economic and ecological impacts on local, regional, national and global scales. Important soil degradative (degradation) processes with severe adverse impacts are soil compaction and soil erosion among others. Decline in inherent...

Author(s)
Paz González, A.; Vidal Vázquez, E.
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

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