Smith, Jo (2010) Agroforestry: Reconciling Production with Protection of the Environment A Synopsis of Research Literature. Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm , Research, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury.
This is a synopsis of research literature that investigates the potential of temperate agroforestry as a sustainable production system. Agroforestry is a concept of integrated land use that combines elements of agriculture and forestry. An emphasis on managing rather than reducing complexity promotes a functionally biodiverse system that balances productivity with environmental protection.
|Keywords:||agroforestry, sustainable agriculture, silvoarable, silvopastoral, trees|
|Subjects:||"Organics" in general|
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
|Research affiliation:||UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm|
|Related Links:||http://www.sustainable-agroforestry.org/, http://www.organicresearchcentre.com/|
|Deposited By:||Smith, Dr Jo|
|Deposited On:||31 Jan 2011 09:29|
|Last Modified:||31 Jan 2011 09:31|
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