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Agroforestry: Principles and Practice: Proceedings of an International Conference, July 1989, University of Edinburgh


Edited By: P Jarvis


Hardback | Dec 1991 | #16341 | ISBN: 0444893768
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Comprises the main body of papers presented at the international conference on Agroforestry: Principles and Practice held in Edinburgh in July, 1989.


1. State-of-the-art of agroforestry systems (P.K.R. Nair). 2. Microclimatic interactions in agroforestry (J.L. Monteith, C.K. Ong and J.E. Corlett). 3. Above and below ground interactions in agroforestry systems (C.K. Ong, J.E. Corlett, R.P. Singh and C.R. Black). 4. Runoff agroforestry in arid lands (H.M. Lovenstein, P.R. Berliner and H. van Keulen). 5. The effects of the presence of widely spaced conifers on under-storey herbage production in the U.K. (A.R. Sibbald, J.H. Griffiths and D.A. Elston). 6. Some effects of surrounding forest canopy architecture on the wind field in small clearings (D.R. Miller, J.D. Lin and Z.N. Lu). 7. Forestry and shelter for livestock (A.J. McArthur). 8. Pasture production and animal performance under pine agroforestry in New Zealand (M.F. Hawke). 9. An evaluation of tree protection methods against Scottish Blackface sheep in an upland agroforestry system (J.H. McAdam). 10. Soil-plant interactions in agroforestry systems (L.T. Szott, E.C.M. Fernandes and P.A. Sanchez). 11. Tree establishment in semi-arid lands of Kenya - Role of mycorrhizal inoculation and water-retaining polymer (J. Wilson, R.C. Muncro, K. Ingleby, P.A. Mason, J. Jefwa, P.N. Muthoka, J.M. Dick and R.R.B. Leakey). 12. The effect of tree leaf litter on sward botantical composition and growth (W.R. Eason). 13. Ten year balances of organic matter and nutrients in agroforestry systems at CATIE, Costa Rica (H.W. Fassbender, J. Beer, J. Heuveldop, A. Imbach, G. Enriquez and A. Bonneman). 14. Impacts of Leucaena leucocephala as a fallow improvement crop in shifting cultivation on the Island of Mindoro, Philippines (K.G. MacDicken). 15. Design of agroforestry systems: Some examples and lessons from Bangladesh (C.K. Lai). 16. A decision support system for planning agroforestry systems (J.L. Garcia-de-Ceca and K.G. Gebremedhin). 17. A spreadsheet approach to the economic modelling of agroforestry systems (T.H. Thomas and G.A. Bright). 18. The socio-economic evaluation of agroforestry in Orissa - India (R.A. Sharma and M.J. McGregor). 19. New Zealand experience with silvopastoral systems: A reveiw (R.L. Knowles). 20. A baseline study of Kandyan Forest Gardens of Sri Lanka: Structure, composition and utilization (A.H. Perera and R.M.N. Rajapakse). 21. Agroforestry: Its development as a sustainable, productive land-use system for low-resource farmers in southern Africa (J.M. Erskine). 22. Agroforestry practices in Somalia (A.D. Leslie). 23. Agroforestry development in northeastern Nigeria (I.Verinumbe). 24. Agroforestry systems as an ecological approach in the Brazilian Amazon development (S.B. Junior and J.A.G. Yared). 25. Evaluation of agroforestry practices in Gujarat State, India (D.P.S. Verma). 26. Rapid appraisal for agroforestry research and extension - The Shurugwi experience (N. Abel and R. Prinsley).

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