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1. Understanding the effects of roadside hedges on the horizontal and vertical distributions of air pollutants in street canyons.

Built-up environments limit air pollution dispersion in street canyons and lead to complex trade-offs between green infrastructure (GI) usage and its potential to reduce near-road exposure. This study evaluated the effects of an evergreen hedge on the distribution of particulate matter (PM1, PM2.5, ...

Author(s) : Kumar, P.; Zavala-Reyes, J. C.; Tomson, M.; Kalaiarasan, G.

Publisher : Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environment International 2022 Vol.158 ref.73

2. One-class classification of special agroforestry Brazilian coffee using NIR spectrometry and chemometric tools.

The near-infrared spectrometry combined with the one-class classification method was applied as quality control of the agroforestry-grown specialty coffee. A total of 34 samples were analyzed in this study. Spectral data were obtained using a NIR portable and different pre-treatment strategies for...

Author(s) : Manuel, M. N. B.; Silva, A. C. da; Lopes, G. S.; Ribeiro, L. P. D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.366

3. Agro-forestry waste management- a review.

Agroforestry, an integration of farming system with woody perennials leads to the generation of potential agroforestry residues. The conventional treatment of agroforestry waste includes landfilling, thermal management, and decomposition which is accompanied with their own share of disadvantages....

Author(s) : Juhi Gupta; Moni Kumari; Arti Mishra; Swati; Mohd Akram; Thakur, I. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 3 ref.160

4. Participative design of the spatial and temporal development of improved cocoa agroforestry systems for yield and biodiversity.

Farmers constantly adapt cropping systems to meet their needs. Cocoa farming is frequently associated with low incomes and little access to technical innovations for the small farmers and their families who are responsible for most cocoa production around the world. A collaborative approach,...

Author(s) : Notaro, M.; Deheuvels, O.; Gary, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : European Journal of Agronomy 2022 Vol.132 ref.68

5. Productivity, biodiversity trade-offs, and farm income in an agroforestry versus an arable system.

The uptake of diversified farming systems is constrained by a scarcity of evidence regarding financial costs, benefits, and risks. Here, we evaluate the productivity and projected farm income of an agroforestry system, where apples are integrated with arable crops, by combining primary data with...

Author(s) : Staton, T.; Breeze, T. D.; Walters, R. J.; Smith, J.; Girling, R. D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Economics 2022 Vol.191 ref.67

6. Adoption of sustainable silvopastoral practices in Argentina's Gran Chaco: a multilevel approach.

The Gran Chaco is currently a global hotspot of deforestation and environmental degradation. Halting global warming and curbing biodiversity losses are urgent priorities and recent research suggests that sustainable smallholder production systems could contribute to maintain and restore key...

Author(s) : Tschopp, M.; Ceddia, M. G.; Inguaggiato, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2022 Vol.197 ref.49

7. Understanding the economic barriers to the adoption of agroforestry: a real options analysis.

Agroforestry has a potentially important role in helping agriculture address both the climate and biodiversity crises. It provides a means of producing additional marketable goods from agricultural land and enhancing biodiversity at the same time as increasing carbon sequestration and, in...

Author(s) : Abdul-Salam, Y.; Ovando, P.; Roberts, D.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.302 No.Part A ref.37

8. Converting primary forests to cultivated lands: long-term effects on the vertical distribution of soil carbon and biological activity in the foothills of Eastern Himalaya.

The conversion of primary forests to cultivation brings a significant change in soil carbon (C) forms. In the foothills of the Eastern Himalayan Region of India (Manipur), such conversions are prevalent. However, little is known about the response of C forms, particularly in deep soil, to land use...

Author(s) : Ansari, M. A.; Choudhury, B. U.; Satyabrata Mandal; Jat, S. L.; Meitei, Ch. B.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301

9. Yield of cocoa under different agroforestry systems in a dry tropical forest in western Colombia.

The expansion and modernization of the cocoa area under new strategies, such as the use of adapted genetic material and the establishment of Agroforestry Systems with cocoa, under criteria of competitiveness and sustainability, require selecting sites with adequate biophysical conditions, which...

Author(s) : Escobar Ramírez, C. H.; Córdoba-Gaona, Ó. de J.; Correa Londoño, G. A.; Martínez Bustamante, E. G.

Publisher : Decanato de Agronomía, Universidad Centroccidental 'Lisandro Alvarado', Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Journal article : Bioagro 2022 Vol.34 No.1 pp.39-50 ref.33

10. Boron deficiency disorders the cell wall in Neolamarckia cadamba.

Boron (B) is an essential element for plant growth and development as it regulates numerous biological processes. Despite years of research on the role of B in regulating plant growth, changes in cell wall composition due to B deficiency remain unclear. Here, we study B deficiency on the physiology ...

Author(s) : Yin Qi; Kang Lu; Liu Yi; Qaseem, M. F.; Qin WenQi; Liu TingTing; Li HuiLing; Deng XiaoMei; Wu AiMin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.46

11. Trait-dependent responses of birds and bats to season and dry forest distance in tropical agroforestry.

Agricultural expansion and intensification increasingly threaten birds and bats, especially insectivorous species from the tropics. Cacao agroforests in tropical rainforest areas have been shown to support higher bird and bat biodiversity than other land-use systems, but their suitability for...

Author(s) : Ocampo-Ariza, C.; Maas, B.; Castro-Namuche, J. P.; Thomas, E.; Vansynghel, J.; Steffan-Dewenter, I.; Tscharntke, T.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.325 ref.75

12. Tree cover influences the soil C balance in Mediterranean cork oak-based silvopastoral systems.

Mediterranean silvopastoral systems provide a wide range of ecosystem services, among which soil C sequestration is one of the most relevant. Although the role of trees in enhancing soil C content of silvopastoral systems is widely recognized, the impacts of the tree cover on the overall soil C...

Author(s) : Pulina, A.; Campus, S.; Cappai, C.; Roggero, P. P.; Salis, L.; Seddaiu, G.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Soil & Tillage Research 2022 Vol.215 ref.86

13. APSIM model performance in simulating Piatã palisade grass growth and soil water in different positions of a silvopastoral system with Eucalyptus.

CONTEXT: Silvopastoral systems aim to be more sustainable than conventional systems, increasing total productivity, diversifying agricultural production, and improving resource use efficiency. However, very few studies were performed to adapt crop models to simulate these systems. OBJECTIVE: This...

Author(s) : Bosi, C.; Huth, N. I.; Sentelhas, P. C.; Pezzopane, J. R. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.195 ref.42

14. Understanding the arrangement of Eucalyptus-Marandu palisade grass silvopastoral systems in Brazil.

Context: Limited land availability and an increasing global population are challenges faced by the agricultural sector in the coming decades. The silvopastoral system is an efficient alternative to full sun pastures that could be used to sustainably intensify animal and crop production. However,...

Author(s) : Vieira Junior, N. A.; Evers, J.; Vianna, M. dos S.; Carneiro e Pedreira, B.; Pezzopane, J. R. M.; Marin, F. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.69

15. Changing perspectives on chicken-pastured orchards for action: a review based on a heuristic model.

Context: Agroforestry and, more precisely, the integration of animals into orchards, represent an interesting source of income diversification for fruit growers who are confronted with rising climatic and economic risks. Besides farm resilience and optimisation of land use, this association seems...

Author(s) : Bosshardt, S.; Sabatier, R.; Dufils, A.; Navarrete, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.126

16. Smallholder cocoa agroforestry systems; is increased yield worth the labour and capital inputs?

Context: Smallholder cocoa agroforestry systems provide most of the cocoa produced world-wide and can improve the livelihoods of rural families in the tropics. However, many smallholder cocoa producers experience low cocoa yields due to generally poor management practices, pests, disease, and low...

Author(s) : Scudder, M.; Wampe, N.; Waviki, Z.; Applegate, G.; Herbohn, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.45

17. Carbon stocks differ among land-uses in agroforestry systems in western Canada.

Agroforestry systems (AFS) are increasingly being recognized as sustainable land-use systems that can increase carbon (C) sequestration and improve food security. However, the relative contributions of various C pools to the overall C stock of AFS and their dependence on factors such as tree age,...

Author(s) : Ma ZiLong; Bork, E. W.; Carlyle, C. N.; Tieu, J.; Gross, C. D.; Chang, S. X.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2022 Vol.313 ref.70

18. REDD+ policy implementation and institutional interplay: evidence from three pilot projects in Cameroon.

There is evidence that institutions related to climate change and natural resource influence each other's performance, and that local settings also affect policy outcomes. We examine how policy implementation processes and institutional interactions shape the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation...

Author(s) : Gakou-Kakeu, J.; Gregorio, M. di; Paavola, J.; Sonwa, D. J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.119

19. Oil palm expansion among non-industrial producers in Cameroon: potentials for synergy between agro-economic gains and ecological safeguards.

Regardless of the environmental and socio-ecological implications of oil palm cultivation, oil palm is considered one of the most important oil crops in the world because of its high production efficiency which has seen a marked increase in the area under cultivation. While previous studies have...

Author(s) : Tabe-Ojong, M. P., Jr.; Ordway, E. M.; Nkongho, R. N.; Molua, E. L.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.65

20. Community forest and mushrooms: collective action initiatives in rural areas of Galicia.

Galicia is a region situated in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula where community forests are very much spread. This kind of ownership is held by local communities that, collectively, decide how to manage the forest and its mycological resources as part of its non-timber forest products. In...

Author(s) : Copena, D.; Pérez-Neira, D.; Vázquez, A. M.; Simón, X.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.65

21. Community forest enterprises (CFEs) as social enterprises: empirical evidence from Cameroon.

Community forest enterprises (CFEs) trade to meet the economic, social, and environmental challenges of their community, just as Social Enterprises (SE) do. The question is if CFEs also could and should be understood in terms of SEs. To explore this question, this study determines the extent to...

Author(s) : Piabuo, S. M.; Hoogstra-Klein, M.; Ingram, V.; Foundjem-Tita, D.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.69

22. Effects of monoculture regime on the soil nirK- and nosZ-denitrifying bacterial communities of Casuarina equisetifolia.

The forest quality of Casuarina equisetifolia has reduced dramatically due to soil sickness under continuous monoculture. The effect of microbes on the growth of C. equisetifolia plants has been extensively investigated. In this study, quantitative PCR assays and Illumina MiSeq sequencing of...

Author(s) : Zhou LiuTing; Li JianJuan; Pokhrel, G. R.; Zhao YanLin; Zhang Chen; Chu Wei; Guo XinLai; Wu ZeYan

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.171

23. Silvopasture in the USA: a systematic review of natural resource professional and producer-reported benefits, challenges, and management activities.

Silvopasture is the deliberate integration of trees, forage, and grazing livestock on the same piece of land. These agroecosystems are intensively managed for multiple benefits, providing both short- and long-term income. Research suggests that silvopasture systems can increase systemwide...

Author(s) : Smith, M. M.; Bentrup, G.; Kellerman, T.; MacFarland, K.; Straight, R.; Ameyaw, L.; Stein, S.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.326 ref.130

24. Microclimate estimation under different coffee-based agroforestry systems using full-sun weather data and shade tree characteristics.

In Central America, coffee is mainly grown in agroforestry systems. This practice modifies the microclimate, which, in turn, influences coffee growth and development. However, modeling these microclimate modifications is a challenge when trying to predict the development of a disease in the...

Author(s) : Merle, I.; Villarreyna-Acuña, R.; Ribeyre, F.; Roupsard, O.; Cilas, C.; Avelino, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : European Journal of Agronomy 2022 Vol.132 ref.74

25. Can agroecology improve food security and nutrition? A review.

Agroecology increasingly has gained scientific and policy recognition as having potential to address environmental and social issues within food production, but concerns have been raised about its implications for food security and nutrition, particularly in low-income countries. This review paper...

Author(s) : Bezner Kerr, R.; Madsen, S.; Stüber, M.; Liebert, J.; Enloe, S.; Borghino, N.; Parros, P.; Mutyambai, D. M.; Prudhon, M.; Wezel, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29