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Cover for Silvopastoralism and sustainable land management. Proceedings of an international congress on silvopastoralism and sustainable management held in Lugo, Spain, April 2004.

These proceedings contain 123 papers which are divided into 5 main sessions. The first session includes the characterization of silvopastoral systems in a global context while the second session deals with the effects of the management tools on the productivity and quality of silvopastoral systems. ...

Author(s)
Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; McAdam, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future perspectives for silvopastoral systems in NW Spain.

Spain is divided in two main regions based on climatic parameters: Atlantic and Mediterranean. While silvopastoral systems are well established in Mediterranean areas, they are not widely used in the Atlantic area. The objective of this chapter is to evaluate the possibility of using silvopastoral...

Author(s)
Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; Rois-Díaz, M.; Pinto, M.; Oliveira, A.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Application of limed sewage sludge to a young <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pinus radiata</i> plantation on acid soil.

In this study the effectiveness of addition of sewage sludge (alkaline, rich in N, P and Ca, and with low levels of heavy metals) originating from a dairy industry to fertilize a silvopastoral system, established on a 10-year-old Pinus radiata plantation, was assessed. The experiment consisted of...

Author(s)
Omil-Ignacio, B.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Rigueiro-Rodriguez, A.; Merino-García, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management and ecological implications of silvopastoral systems in the Alps.

In the Alps, 15% of the mountain forests are grazed, mainly by cattle browsing young trees, thus reducing the protection function of the forests against natural hazards. In this study, the condition of young trees on subalpine wood-pastures was assessed, the selection of herbaceous species was...

Author(s)
Mayer, A. C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoral management in temperate and Mediterranean areas. Stakes, practices and socio-economic constraints.

The low productivity of many temperate and Mediterranean forests led forest managers to imagine original management plans based on multiple use and diversified practices aiming at summoning up others resources than timber. Among these, the most commonly promoted activities are grazing, professional ...

Author(s)
Etienne, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transhumance and silvopastoral dependence in the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area - a landscape-level assessment.

The implications for conservation of transhumance in a mountainous landscape in the north-west Himalayas with 35 000-38 000 livestock under silvopasture was studied. A hierarchical approach to understanding the physical, biological and sociocultural environments was used. Assessments of plant...

Author(s)
Mathur, P. K.; Mehra, B. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure characterization of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus pyrenaica</i> Willd. open woodlands in the Spanish Central Mountain: implications for silvopastoral management.

This chapter presents a preliminary characterization of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. open woodlands in Madrid province. From data from the second and third National Forest Inventory we compare main stand variables (N, Dg, Hm, Ho, G, V and Hart-Becking index) at the two inventories for open woodlands...

Author(s)
Roig, S.; Río, M.; Cañellas, I.; Bravo, A.; Montero, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ancient wood-pastures in Scotland.

The aim of the project was to try and identify potential wood-pasture sites through remote sensing, carried out by undertaking an analysis of existing maps and map-based inventories. The object was not to identify every possible site but to find a practical methodology that would give an estimate...

Author(s)
Smith, M. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forestry, pastoral systems and multiple use woodland.

The multiple use of forests could be understood as the deliberate and conscious use of forest lands for simultaneous production of several products or services. Silvopastoral systems can be included in a kind of multiple use because of the concurrent production of wood and meat, furthermore, other...

Author(s)
Silva-Pando, F. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effect of pruning intensity on acorn production in a holm-oak "dehesa".

In this work the effect of the type of pruning on acorn production in a dehesa of Huelva province (south-west Spain) is evaluated. A plot including 100 holm-oaks (Quercus ilex L.) is replanted, and different pruning treatments are carried out (light, moderate, strong and hedge shaped), and there...

Author(s)
Alejano, R.; Alaejos, J.; Torres, E.; Forero, J. A.; Tapias, R.; Fernández, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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