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Problem of salinity has been recognized as core issue across the globe. Syzygium cumini (L.) and Vachellia nilotica (L.) are multipurpose agroforestry tree species of subcontinent where poor management practices result in soil salinity. Therefore, two studies were designed to test out the...

Author(s)
Yousaf, M. S.; Irfan Ahmad; Muhammad Anwar-ul-Haq; Siddiqui, M. T.; Tasneem Khaliq; Berlyn, G. P.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 57, 5, pp 1393-1401
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Climate is changing around the globe due to increased concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. Vachellia nilotica (L.) P.J.H. Hurter & Mabb., commonly known as babul, based agroforestry systems have the great potential to sequester the atmospheric carbon dioxide in both plant...

Author(s)
Ghulam Yasin; Nawaz, M. F.; Yousaf, M. T. B.; Sadaf Gul; Ihsan Qadir; Niazi, N. K.; Sabir, M. A.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 57, 3, pp 807-814
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Forests are generated by natural and artificial means. In case of artificial regeneration seedlings are raised in nurseries and transplanted to the field. Sexual and asexual propagation methods are commonly used for growing trees. Most of the trees are propagated by sexual means. Sometimes healthy...

Author(s)
Gilani, M. M.; Irfan Ahmad; Farooq, T. H.; Wu PengFei; Yousaf, M. S.; Khan, M. W.; Talha Yousaf; Ma XiangQing
Publisher
Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais (IPEF), Piracicaba, Brazil
Citation
Scientia Forestalis, 2019, No.122, pp 374-382
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Acacia nilotica is an important agroforestry specie, which is used in both compact and linear forms. The objective of the current study was to evaluate the effect of compost on the growth performance and biomass production of A. nilotica. Completely randomized design (CRD) was used to analyze the...

Author(s)
Saqib, H. M. U.; Ahmad, I.; Rashid, M. H. U.; Farooq, T. H.; Asif, M.; Kashif, M.; Iqbal, A.; Nawaz, M. F.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Cercetari Agronomice în Moldova, 2019, 52, 1, pp 66-73
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Acacia nilotica is an invasive species in the Baluran National Park. The spread of A. nilotica is a serious threat that can disrupt the function of savanna ecosystems in providing food for herbivores and eventually led to a decrease in wildlife populations of herbivorous. The growth of A. nilotica...

Author(s)
Hudjimartsu, S. A.; Herdiyeni, Y.; Prasetyo, L. B.; Siswoyo, A.
Publisher
Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika, 2017, 23, 3, pp 150-157
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In the context of climate change and sustainable agriculture, agroforestry systems play an important role by providing scope for maximizing land use system. In arid and semi-arid regions of the country, where there is moisture and soil quality content, the choice of species which are well adopted...

Author(s)
Devi, S. V.; Vishal Singh; Datta, A.
Publisher
Indian Society of Plant Breeders, Coimbatore, India
Citation
Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 2017, 8, 4, pp 1077-1084
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Different agroforestry trials conducted in Agroforestry Research blocks, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad has showed higher economic gain in marginal lands. Sunflower grown when inter cropped inHardwickia binata after stylo recorded higher seed yield (342 kg...

Author(s)
Krishna, A.; Khan, M. A. A.; Joseph, B.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
Asian Journal of Soil Science, 2017, 12, 2, pp 290-295
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A study was undertaken in North Eastern part of Karnataka under rainfed agroecological situation to document the existing agroforestry systems practiced by the farmers and to assess the diversity and density of tree species in the existing agroforestry systems. There were three prominent...

Author(s)
Doddabasawa; Murthy, M. M.
Publisher
Dr. M. S. Nataraju, Bangalore, India
Citation
Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 51, 3, pp 522-529
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Irrigated plantations (IPs) are a prominent component of the forest cover in Pakistan, while less research work has reported on the estimation of the carbon stock (CS) from these man-made plantations. The objective of this study was to assess the CS in biomass and soil of the Chichawatni Irrigated...

Author(s)
Muhammad Arif; Shahzad, M. K.; Elzaki, E. E. A.; Hussain, A.; Bin Zhang; Cao YuKun
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2017, 19, 6, pp 1339-1349
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Medicinal plants have always played a vital role in the treatment of various human ailments. Day by day, they are becoming more useful and popular because of being non-narcotic, having no side effects, easy availability at affordable costs and ecofriendly nature. Due to over exploitation, improper...

Author(s)
Singh, C. B.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4A, pp 3005-3008

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