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Cover for Cultural aspects of silvopastoral systems.

Silvopastoral systems are multipurpose systems, integrating forest and forage production, meeting a wide variety of ecological and socio-economic conditions all over the world from time immemorial and have been a potential source of fuel, food, medicines and other materials. Attention tended to...

Author(s)
Ispikoudis, I.; Sioliou, K. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Traditional and improved silvopastoral systems and their importance in sustainability of livestock farms.

Conversion of primary forest to pasture is widespread in Central and Latin America and the progressive removal of trees has resulted in environmental degradation and a decline in productivity, simultaneously threatening rural livelihoods and regional biodiversity. This chapter presents data on the...

Author(s)
Ibrahim, M.; Villanueva, C.; Mora, J.
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