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A Textbook of Agroforestry

B.S. Chundawat (Author) S.K. Gautam (Author)
Synopsis Traditional agroforestry systems, combining the use of trees and shrubs with crops and livestock production, have sustained Indian farmers and livestock owners for generations. This agroforestry term has been heralded as new scientific discipline and the solution to problems of sustaining agricultural production in the country. Looking to the demand and potential, the need for an authoritative up-to-date text on agroforestry had become increasingly apparent in recent years. This book by Dr. B.S. Chundawat and S.K. Gautam, the result of a long time association with agroforestry should meet the demand of researchers, administrators, students, teachers and extension workers. The book contains guidelines on the topics like conceptual background, history, agroecological zones, socio-economic aspects, classification of AF systems, AF systems for small holdings, arid, wetland and hilly areas, biomass production, multipurpose trees, elements of seed procurement, AF management, tree/crop interface, soil productivity aspects of AF, AF diagnosis and design, design and analysis of AF experiments, AF economics, AF extension etc. The final section brings together useful information for readers such as check list of tree species, list of references and definitions of AF terminology to make learning and understanding easy.
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Bibliographic information

Title A Textbook of Agroforestry
Format Softcover
Date published: 31.01.2006
Edition Reprint
Language: English
isbn 8120408322
length xii+188p.