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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 Extensive livestock systems as tools for environmental management: impact of grazing on the vegetation of a protected mountain area.

The study was conducted in the 'Sierra de Guara' Natural Park (80 739 ha, Huesca, Spain), a protected area dominated by shrub and forest pastures. The effect of livestock grazing on herbaceous and shrub vegetation was determined in six locations representative of pasture types in the park....

Author(s)
Riedel, J. L.; Casasús, I.; Sanz, A.; Blanco, M.; Revilla, R.; Bernués, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Changes in biodiversity after abandonment in dehesa systems in the province of León.

The aim of this work was to determine the changes of diversity of plant community in relation to silvopastoral use. For this purpose seven zones with a different livestock pressure were compared, the cover of all understorey species was estimated and the diversity per quadrat (alpha diversity), the ...

Author(s)
Tárrega, R.; Calvo, L.; Diez, C.; Luis, E.; Valbuena, L.; Marcos, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agropastoral systems in Cholistan.

Cholistan is an extension of the Great Indian Desert and covers an area of 26 330 km2. It lies within the south-east quadrant of Punjab province between 27°42′ and 29°45′north latitude and 69°52′ and 73°05′east longitude. The Cholistan desert has extreme summer temperatures (50°C plus) and...

Author(s)
Farooq, A.; Gulzar, F.; Safdar, S. A.; Sameera, F.; Zulfiqar, A.
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 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 Silvopastoral systems to prevent soil losses in sustainable livestock systems.

The Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) was incorporated into a geographical information system (GIS) and used to determine soil losses in a specific livestock region of 7646 ha in Jimaguayú, Camagüey, Cuba. One hundred and twelve management units were defined according to their use and soils...

Author(s)
Acosta, Z. G.; Reyes, G.; Montejo, J. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic, social and cultural benefits of silvopastoral systems in Nigeria.

Three out of the five agricultural zones in Nigeria are prominent and have a comparative advantage for livestock production. A major constraint is the availability of feeds due to the serious weather fluctuations. The introduction of silvopastoral systems in the National Fadama Development...

Author(s)
Oladele, I. O.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local capabilities development and silvopastoral intervention in Chiapas, Mexico.

The objective of this chapter is to present the methods followed by researchers, farmers and development institutions to design silvopastoral alternatives in Chiapas, Mexico. This work emphasizes the importance of the following steps for silvopastoral systems research and participatory gestation:...

Author(s)
Jiménez-Ferrer, G.; Soto-Pinto, L.; Nahed-Toral, J.; Aleman, T.; Ferguson, B.; Ibrahim, M.; Sinclair, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Model and procedures for decision-making in management of diffusion, adoption and improvement process of agroforestry technology.

The study consists of proposing and validating a model and its procedures to back up decision-making, from a strategic perspective, in order to manage the process that involves making known, adopting and improving agroforestry technologies in stockbreeding businesses. The model is made up of six...

Author(s)
Suárez Hernández, M. J.; Hernández Pérez, G.; Suárez Mella, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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