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Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques,
  • Tropics,
  • Life Sciences - Biological Diversity,
  • Agrobiodiversity conservation,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Forest Management,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Agroforestry,
  • Agriculture - Forestry,
  • Agriculture - Tropical Agriculture,
  • Nature / Forests & Forestry,
  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Agrobiodiversity,
  • Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGotz Schroth (Editor), Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca (Editor), Celia A. Harvey (Editor), Claude Gascon (Editor), Heraldo L. Vasconcelos (Editor), Anne-Marie N. Izac (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611494M
    ISBN 101559633573
    ISBN 109781559633574


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Agroforestry in Sustainable Agricultural Systems examines the environmental and social conditions that affect the roles and performance of trees in field- and forest-based agricultural production systems. Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes - Kindle edition by Schroth, Götz, da Fonseca, Gustavo A.

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Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes 2nd ed. Edition by Götz Schroth (Editor), Gustavo A. da Fonseca (Editor), Celia A. Harvey (Editor), Claude Gascon (Editor), Heraldo 4/5(1). The book is the first comprehensive synthesis of the role of agroforestry systems in conserving biodiversity in tropical landscapes, and contains in depth review chapters of most agroforestry.

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Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes is the first comprehensive synthesis of the role of agroforestry systems in conserving biodiversity in tropical landscapes, and contains in Brand: Island Press. This book contains an introduction and 20 chapters which are divided into 5 parts and also includes a conclusion.

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Biodiversity conservation in the tropics. In tropical regions, extensive conversion of forests and agricultural intensification are typically identified as the most prominent drivers of land-use change Cited by: Agroforestry is the management and integration of trees, crops and/or livestock on the same plot of land and can be an integral component of productive agriculture.

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2 Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – Science and Practice This chapter synthesizes existing knowledge on (i) historical and ecological perspectives of the dehesa, and the factors File Size: 1MB. the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) responds to the urgent need for a strong biodiversity conservation.

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Agroforestry systems similar to the traditional shifting cultivation systems represent a valuable conservation tool for the Amazon basin.

Agroforestry integrates agriculture with timber species and. From a conservation standpoint, certification of tropical agroforestry crops, especially coffee and cocoa, is of particular interest given the potentially high biodiversity value of agroforestry.

Audience and structure of the book References Part 1: Conservation biology and landscape ecology in the tropics - a framework for agroforestry applications Chapter 1: Biodiversity conservation in.

FTA’s five flagships and three cross-cutting themes are led by a set of senior researchers, known as flagship leaders and cross-cutting theme coordinators. The program is operationally coordinated by a. Agroforestry, the practice of growing trees in crop farming provides sustainable farm inputs, improves soil conservation, sequesters carbon, and increases the biodiversity and soil health.

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