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Agroforestry: Definition, classification

Meaning of Agroforestry A collective term for land use systems and technologies in which woody perennials (trees and / or shrubs) are (deliberately) combined on the same management unit with

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AGROFORESTRY - Food and Agriculture Organization

Agroforestry in Quebec Before we can assess the situation of agroforestry, it is necessary to provide an operational definition of agroforestry

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Chapter 1: Defining Agroforestry - The Center for Agroforestry

University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry 9 Agroforestry Key Criteria Four key criteria characterize agroforestry practices. Application of the 4 “I” criteria are

http://www.centerforagroforestry.org/pubs/training/chap1.pdf

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AGROFORESTRY PRINCIPLES - University of Massachusetts Amherst

Thus, a second definition of agroforestry would be the integration of trees, plants, and animals in conservative, long-term, productive systems. Agroforestry can be considered more as an approach than as a single, finished technology. Although

http://people.umass.edu/~psoil370/Syllabus-files/Agroforestry_Principles.pdf

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33 AGROFORESTRY IN THE CONTEXT OF - World Agroforestry Centre ...

AGROFORESTRY 2.1. Definition and concepts In the recent history of the developments in tropical land use, agroforestry (AF) as a term as well as a concept i.s unique in terms of the rate, magnitude and extent of the

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Agroforestry

definition of agroforestry than previous ones, and one that ICRAF has used since the early 1980s (Lundgren, 1982b), is as follows: Agroforestry is a collective name for all land-use systems and practices in which woody perennials are deliberately grown on the same land

http://www.worldagroforestry.org/downloads/publications/PDFs/07_Agroforestry_a_decade_of_development.pdf

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Agroforestry

Thus a second definition of agroforestry would be the integration of trees, plants, and animals in conservative, long-term, productive systems. Agroforestry can be considered more as an approach than as a single finished technology. Although several

http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/treesandmarkets/inaforesta/documents/agrof_cons_biodiv/Agroforestry_principles.pdf

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Agroforestry and Community Forestry for Rehabilitation of ...

6 definition is the one that is commonly used by the World Agroforestry Center: "Agroforestry is a collective name for land use systems and technologies where woody perennials (trees, shrubs,

http://etff.org/Articles/Agroforestry_and_Community_forestry_Bishaw_and_Abdelkadir.pdf

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Lec 3. Agroforestry - definition, different terminologies ...

Lec 3. Agroforestry - definition, different terminologies - components- distinction between agroforestry and social forestry- benefits and constraints of agroforestry

http://tnau.ac.in/eagri/eagri50/FRST201/lec03.pdf

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Sustained Agroforestry

serve no purpose here to list a large number of definitions (see Agroforestry Systems, 1982). The following definition has the advantage of being objective:

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An Introduction to Agroforestry Diagnosis and Design ICRAF

International Council for Research in Agroforestry 1986 . P.O. Box 30677, Nairobi, Kenya . An Introduction to Agroforestry Diagnosis and Design. compied and edited by . J. ... DEFINITION OF THE LAND USE . SYSTEM AND SITE SELECTION (which system to focus on?)

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Example Agroforestry Systems - Welcome to College of Tropical ...

NREM 301 Agroforestry LectureTravis Idol- 1 . Agroforestry Systems: NREM 301 . Definition -variable, depends upon specific . system. and particular

http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/LittonC/PDFs/301_Agroforestry.pdf

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DoctorRange.com The Natural Resources Knowledge Site

DoctorRange.com The Natural Resources Knowledge Site What is agroforestry? Dr. Steven H. Sharrow, 2008 Agroforestry is a generic term for a variety of

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2013-14 Catalogue (pdf, 0.7 Mb) - Agroforestry Research Trust

Agroforestry Research Trust Fruit trees, nut trees, plants, seeds, books & sundries July 2013-June 2014 Agroforestry: what is it? The simplest definition of agroforestry is that it is the integration of trees and

http://www.agroforestry.co.uk/Catalogue201314.pdf

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Agroforestry Research Trust

Agroforestry Research Trust Fruit trees, nut trees, plants, seeds, books & sundries July 2014-June 2015 Agroforestry: what is it? The simplest definition of agroforestry is that it is the integration of trees and

http://www.agroforestry.co.uk/Catalogue201415.pdf

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Tropical Forest Margins Agroforestry in REDD+

Agroforestry in REDD+: Opportunities and Challenges Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins Key messages 1 Agroforestry can be part of REDD+ depending on the definition of forest in a given country. 2 Agroforestry can potentially prevent deforestation

http://www.asb.cgiar.org/PDFwebdocs/ASB_PB26.pdf

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Classification of Traditional Agroforestry Practices in Turkey

The Definition and Importance of Agroforestry, Examples of Practices and Research. J. Poplar and Fast Growing Forest Trees, 18: 6-32. [5] AyberkŞ.1996.TheInvestigationontheApplications of Agroforestry Techniques in Some Forestation Areas and ...

http://nobel.gen.tr/Makaleler/IJNES-Issue%201-31-2011.pdf

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An Introduction to Agroforestry - Kerr Center

An Introduction to Agroforestry Chloe Johnson Summer 2006 Introduction Although its name suggests a new agricultural fad, agroforestry is actually one of

http://www.kerrcenter.com/publications/Agroforestry-CJ06.pdf

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Mainstreaming Agroforestry Policy in Tanzania Legal Framework

Mainstreaming Agroforestry Policy in Tanzania Legal Framework 131 household income while conserving the environment. However, formulation of this strategy

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International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 1 No. 1 ...

AGROFORESTRY DEFINITION There are several definitions of agroforestry given by the experts and scientists working on agroforestry. Looking to the available definition of agroforestry, there is a consensus that agroforestry is a land use ...

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Analysis of Socio-Economic Conditions Influencing Adoption of ...

comprehensive definition is that of the World Agroforestry Centre (known as the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, ICRAF before 2002): “Agroforestry is a collective name for land -use systems and

http://article.sapub.org/pdf/10.5923.j.ijaf.20130304.09.pdf

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A general classification of agroforestry practice - AVISO

Considerable debate about the definition of agroforestry, that it is not neces-sary to rehearse here, preceded the widespread acceptance in the mid 1980’s of the following form of words adopted by ICRAF. Agroforestry is a collective name for land-use systems and technologies

http://intranet.catie.ac.cr/intranet/posgrado/Agrof-Cult-AyP/2006/Clase%2023%20de%20enero/A%20general%20classification%20of%20agroforestry%20practice.pdf

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AGROFORESTRY FOR SOIL - World Agroforestry Centre

This leads to the formal definition: AGROFORESTRY Agroforestry is a collective name for land-use systems in which woody perennials (trees, shrubs, etc.) are grown in association with herbaceous plants (crops, pastures) and/or livestock in a

http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/downloads/publications/PDFs/03_Agroforestry_for_soil_conservation.pdf

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The state of the art of agroforestry diagnosis and design

ing, there is no guarantee that every system that meets the minimal definition of agroforestry (i.e. any combination of trees with herbaceous crops and/or livestock) will measure up to the standards implied here. Indeed, it has become ...

http://www.rareplanet.org/sites/rareplanet.org/files/Raintree_1987_AgroforestrySystems_Agroforestry%20DD.pdf

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THE POTENTIAL AND CONSTRAINTS OF AGROFORESTRY IN FOREST ...

therefore agroforestry by definition. However, the conscious practice of agroforestry is not common in the forest zone of Ghana a situation that prevents farmers from exploring the full potential of this land use system.

http://www.tropenbos.org/file.php/297/agroforestry.pdf

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Agroforestry: Reconciling Production with Protection of the ...

Agroforestry: Reconciling Productivity with Protection of the Environment 4 The Organic Research Centre, 2010 Synopsis Agroforestry is a concept of integrated land use that combines elements of agriculture and forestry

http://orgprints.org/18172/1/Agroforestry_synopsis.pdf

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The History of Temperate Agroforestry - Organic Eprints ...

The History of Temperate Agroforestry Figure 1. "Harvesting acorn to feed swine" from the Queen Mary Psalter, British Library Dr. J. Smith ... Though the term and its definition are recent, land use systems integrating trees and agriculture have

http://orgprints.org/18173/1/History_of_agroforestry_v1.0.pdf

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The potential for agroforestry to contribute to the ...

Definition of agroforestry revisited. Agroforestry Today 8(1): 5–7. Leakey, R. 2004. Domestication and marketing of novel crops for ecoagriculture. Paper presented at the International Ecoagricul-ture Conference and Practitioner’s Fair 27

http://www.icraf.com/downloads/publications/PDFs/bc06146.pdf

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Agroforestry Practices and Biodiversity Management in ...

Agroforestry Practices and Biodiversity Management in Backyards in Hiwane, Hintalo Wejerat of Tigray, ... (2008) strengthen this definition stating agroforestry practice is a dynamic, ecologically based natural resources management system through

http://www.maxwellsci.com/print/ajas/v4-110-116.pdf

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Feasibility of Agroforestry for Sugarcane Production and Soil ...

Feasibility of Agroforestry for Sugarcane Production and Soil Conservation in Brazil L.F.G. Pinto*, M.S. Bernardes, ... This definition implies that always there are two or more outputs, the cycles are always longer than one year and

http://topsoil.nserl.purdue.edu/nserlweb-old/isco99/pdf/ISCOdisc/SustainingTheGlobalFarm/P051-Pinto.pdf

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ALLEy CroppinG - University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Agroforestry For the past 35 years, agroforestry researchers at the University of Missouri have been touting the benefits of alley cropping. Alley cropping, one of the five

http://nac.unl.edu/documents/insideagroforestry/vol19issue2.pdf

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03. Tree-Crop Interactions - Hasanuzzaman's Homepage

Tree Crop Interactions in Agroforestry Tree Crop Interaction in Agroforestry Types of interactions Interactions usually termed as complementary, supplementary and competitive.

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Agroforestry in China: Present State and Future Potential - JSTOR

Agroforestry in China: Present State and Future Potential In China, ... This definition implies that agroforestry is expected to be an alternative for the increase of the forest cover and food production, to slow the environmental degradation and

http://www.jstor.org/stable/4314624

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Short Term Effects of Grazing Sheep on Agroforestry based Pasture

Although a definition of sustainable agriculture has yet to be accepted by the scientific community, it is at the forefront of both environmental and agricultural issues due ... agroforestry definition. Agroforestry Systems 19:233-240. Author:

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Integrating Agroforestry Into USDA Programs

Definition: Agroforestry is a combination of agriculture and forestry production and conservation technologies. Practices are windbreaks, riparian forest buffers, alley cropping, silvopasture, and forest farming.

http://nac.unl.edu/documents/morepublications/agroforestry-usda-1997.pdf

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DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF AGROFORESTRY EXPERIMENTS

This definition implies that an agroforestry system normally involves two or more species of plants, atleast one of which is a woody perennial, always has two or more outputs, and has the cycle of more than one year.

http://www.iasri.res.in/design/Electronic-Book/module5/5Agroforestry.pdf

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Problem definition for integrated natural resource management ...

Meine van Noordwijk, Pendo Maro Susswein, Cheryl Palm, Anne-Marie Izac and Thomas P Tomich INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN AGROFORESTRY Problem definition for

http://www.asb.cgiar.org/PDFwebdocs/LectureNotes/ASB-LN-1-van-Noordwijk-et-al-2001-Problem-definition-INRM.pdf

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Mainstreaming Agroforestry Policy in Tanzania Legal Framework

Mainstreaming Agroforestry Policy in Tanzania Legal Framework 131 household income while conserving the environm ent. However, formulat ion of this strategy

http://www.intechopen.com/download/pdf/34872

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Enhancing Biodiversity With and Within Agroforestry Plantings

Enhancing Biodiversity With and Within Agroforestry Plantings 1 Michele M. Schoeneberger 2 Abstract.--Agroforestry is the deliberate introduction of

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Department of Agroforestry & Environmental Science Sher-e ...

Department of Agroforestry & Environmental Science Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh Level - 2 Semester –II, 2008 ... Definition, Scope, Concepts. Social forestry experiences in Bangladesh and other countries.

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THE INFLUENCE OF AGROFORESTRY PRACTICES ON ENVIRONMENT, A ...

THE INFLUENCE OF AGROFORESTRY PRACTICES ON ENVIRONMENT, A CASE OF MAAI MAHIU, NAKURU COUNTY. BY ... large-scale forest production on private farms an activity that would fall outside the definition of agroforestry, (Tengnas, 1994). According to UMCA, 2009, forest farming, ...

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FAO Characterisation of Global Heritage Agroforestry Systems ...

FAO Characterisation of Global Heritage Agroforestry Systems in Tanzania and Kenya Aichi Kitalyi, Robert Otsyina Charles Wambugu, and Deborah Kimaro

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Agroforestry Practices and Flora composition in Backyards in ...

Agroforestry practices and flora composition in backyards in Hiwane, ... (2008) strengthen this definition stating agroforestry practice as a dynamic, ecologically based natural resources management system through integration of trees in farmlands, rangeland, which diversifies ...

http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1380022827_Haileselasie%20and%20Hiwot.pdf

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Vi Agroforestry Strategy 2013-2015

Definition of agroforestry: An agricultural system where perennial woody plants are inte - grated with crops and/or rearing of animals within an area of land. Agroforestry has both ecological and economic benefits. Agro - forestry can provide farming

http://www.viagroforestry.org/files/2012/11/Vi-Agroforestry_Strategy.pdf

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Practical Tools on Agroforestry - REMA - Rwanda Environment ...

Thus, a second definition of agroforestry would be the integration of trees, plants, and animals in conservative, long-term, productive systems. Agroforestry systems make maximum use of the land. Every part of the land is considered

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Silvopasture: An Agroforestry Practice - DigitalCommons ...

vopasture as an agroforestry practice is specifically designed and managed for the pro-duction of trees, tree products, forage, and livestock. ... Definition Planning Considerations Silvopasture: An Agroforestry Practice National Agroforestry

http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1005&context=agroforestnotes

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AGROFORESTRY FNR 5335 (Section 7638)/ SPRING SEMESTER 2012

2 Reference Journal: Agroforestry Systems (Kluwer/Springer) (Since 1982) Course Outline The history, definition, concepts, and principles of AF

http://sfrc.ifas.ufl.edu/syllabi/FNR5335-FOR4854.pdf

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Paper produced by the CAP reform working group of the ...

The definition should specify that agroforestry means integrating woody perennials within agricultural and/or grazing systems (or both) to include silvopastoral systems. This definition should be the same as

http://www.agroforestry.eu/sites/default/files/pub/docs/euraf_cap_reform_working_group_recommendations_v2.pdf

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Agroforestry: Trees for a Sustainable European Agriculture”

3 “Agroforestry is a rediscovered form of sustainable and creative agriculture, which gives a new role to trees. They become workers of nature.

http://www.agroforestry.eu/sites/default/files/pub/docs/report_en.pdf

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AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS IN GREECE - Κοινωφελές ...

AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS IN GREECE ... DEFINITION OF AGROFORESTRY Agroforestryis an agricultural approach of using the interactive benefits from combining trees and shrubs with crops and pasture and/or with livestock Silvoarable Agrosilvopastoral

http://www.latsis-foundation.org/files/meletes%202011/grouppresent2011/Agroforestry%20systems.pdf

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