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Advances in Agroforestry

By: LK Jha

670 pages, Figs, tabs

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Hardback | Jan 2009 | #185814 | ISBN-13: 9788131305393
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NHBS Price: £90.50 $115/€107 approx

Contents

Foreword. Preface. List of chart. List of illustrations. 1. Agroforestry defined. 2. Types of agroforestry system. 3. Gains of agroforestry system: An overview. 4. Tree management in agroforestry system. 5. Crop management in agroforestry system. 6. Multipurpose trees and shrubs for agroforestry system. 7. Forage and fodder production through agroforestry. 8. Production potential of an alley cropping in agroforestry system. 9. Agroforestry and watershed management as an interlocked system. 10. Agroforestry an alternative to shifting cultivation. 11. On-farm research: A case study. 12. Potential of medicine, essential oil and insecticide producing crops in agroforestry system. 13. Developing economic produces in the agroforestry system. 14. Pest management in agroforestry system. 15. Pathogen management in agroforestry system. 16. Silviculture of MPTs suitable for agroforestry system. 17. Relevance of research, training and extension in successful transfer of agroforestry technology. 18. Incentives to make agroforestry programme a grand success. 19. The role of different sections of society in agroforestry programme. Indexes.

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