To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Habitats & Ecosystems  Forests & Wetlands

Environmental Services of Agroforestry Systems

By: Florencia Montagnini
126 pages, no illustrations
Environmental Services of Agroforestry Systems
Click to have a closer look
  • Environmental Services of Agroforestry Systems ISBN: 9781560221319 Paperback Mar 2006 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
Price: £24.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Deforestation and the rampant use of fossil fuels are major contributors to increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and are enormous influences on global warming. Agroforestry systems and tree plantations can help mitigate the resulting climate change and degradation of biodiversity and accelerating climate change.

"Environmental Services of Agroforestry Systems" addresses these global concerns with an essential collection of presentations on biodiversity and climate change from the First World Congress in Agroforestry. Respected experts discuss the latest research and data on how agroforestry systems can help solve environmental problems through carbon sequestration and biodiversity conservation. Years ago, agroforestry's environmental benefits were mainly seen as being soil amelioration, erosion control, microclimate control, and the alleviation of the effects of drought in semiarid areas. "Environmental Services of Agroforestry Systems" goes beyond the regional considerations from years past to focus on the challenges of today's most pressing global environmental concerns. The contributors describe the latest research and concepts in agroforestry systems, reforestation efforts, soils, vegetation, and agriculture while reviewing their economic aspects. Incentives for reforestation and agroforestry are explored in detail. Each chapter is carefully referenced and includes tables to clarify ideas and data.


Preface (Florencia Montagnini) Soil Carbon Sequestration in Natural and Managed Tropical Forest Ecosystems (R. Lal) Carbon Sequestration in Pastures, Silvo-Pastoral Systems and Forests in Four Regions of the American Tropics (Mar a Cristina Am zquita, Muhammad Ibrahim, Tangaxuhan Llanderal, Peter Buurman, and Edgar Am zquita) Environmental Services of Native Tree Plantations and Agroforestry Systems in Central America (Florencia Montagnini, Daniela Cusack, Bryan Petit, and Markku Kanninen) Carbon Sequestration in Rural Communities: Is It Worth the Effort? (Jens B. Aune, Alene T. Alemu, and Kamala P. Gautam) Shade Coffee Agro-Ecosystems in Mexico: A Synopsis of the Environmental Services and Socio-Economic Considerations (Sarah Davidson) A Review of Trees and Shrubs in the Agroforestry Systems of Costa Rica (Alvaro Redondo Brenes) Index Reference Notes Included

Customer Reviews

By: Florencia Montagnini
126 pages, no illustrations
Current promotions
New and Forthcoming BooksNHBS Moth TrapBritish Wildlife MagazineBuyers Guides