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The History of Temperate Agroforestry

Smith, Jo (2010) The History of Temperate Agroforestry. Organic Research Centre, Research.

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Land use systems integrating trees and agriculture have been practised for thousands of years, and have traditionally been important elements of the agricultural landscape in tropical and temperate regions around the world. This report reviews explores a range of traditional temperate agroforestry practices and goes on to describe their decline and the development of modern systems.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:Agroforestry, wood-pasture, pannage, pollarding, dehesa, montado, parkland, hedgerows, silvoarable, silvopastoral
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Farming Systems
Environmental aspects
Research affiliation: UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
Related Links:http://www.organicresearchcentre.com/, http://www.sustainable-agroforestry.org/
Deposited By: Smith, Dr Jo
ID Code:18173
Deposited On:04 Jan 2011 10:13
Last Modified:04 Jan 2011 10:13
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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