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The Theory and Practice of Agroforestry Design: A Comprehensive Study of the Theories, Concepts and Conventions that Underlie the Successful Use of Agroforestry

By: Paul A Wojtkowski

282 pages, B/w photos, figs

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #95189 | ISBN: 1578080347
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #95191 | ISBN: 1578080487
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About this book

Presents a detailed and indepth look at concepts, principles, and practices that underlie agroforestry application. Focuses on how the theories and concepts form the process of designing or understanding user-specific agroforestry systems and how theory leads to successful application.


Contents

Economic evaluation and optimization; the agroecological base; the inter-species interface; trees - design concepts and use; sustainability; agrotechnological descriptions; plot diagnosis and design; landscape diagnosis and design; perspectives on design. Appendices: agroforestry technologies; plant scientific names.

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