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Tree-Crop Interactions: A Physiological Approach

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Tree-Crop Interactions

This new edition provides an update on the considerable amount of evidence...

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By: Chin K Ong (Editor), Peter Huxley (Editor)

386 pages, illustrations, tables

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 1 | #45161 | ISBN: 085198987X
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About this book

Tree-Crop Interactions shows how the principles of crop physiology can be applied to the understanding of tree-crop interactions. |It is aimed at students, research workers, and practitioners in applied plant physiology and agroforestry.


- A framework for quantifying the various effects of tree-crop interactions
- mixed cropping of annuals and woody perennials - an analytical approach to productivity and management
- mulch and shade model for optimum alley cropping design depending on soil fertility
- principles of resource capture and utilization of light and water
- microclimate modifications in agroforestry
- the water balance of mixed trees and crops
- biological factors affecting form and function in woody/non-woody plant mixtures
- tree-crop interactions on slopes
- root distribution of trees and crops - competition and/or complementarity
- below ground improvements by improved fallows
- synthesis of tree-crop interface

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