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1. 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

2. Energy efficiency and sustainability assessment for methane harvesting from Lake Kivu.

Lake Kivu is a great environmental and economic resource in Rwanda. Its deep-water methane reservoir can help the country to narrow its energy supply gap. However, mishandling of the lake could lead to devastating consequences, from potable water contamination to limnic eruption. To evaluate the...

Author(s) : Natanael Bolson; Maxim Yutkin; Tadeusz Patzek

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Energy (Oxford) 2021 Vol.225 ref.70

3. Litterfall guided soil nutrient return in Eucalyptus based agroforestry system.

Here, the arrangement of litterfall and nutrient return to the soil by the seven-year-old plantations of Eucalyptus under different spacings established on sodic wastelands in northern India was determined. The litterfall was sorted into leaf wood and miscellaneous. Further, the seasonal variation...

Author(s) : Kumar, T.; Kumari, B.; Arya, S.; Jayaswal, D.; Kaushik, P.

Publisher : National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 2021 Vol.20 No.2 pp.544-549 ref.22

4. Making operational plans relevant to forest user groups in the mid-hills of Nepal.

Operational plans are a key element in community forestry in Nepal. However, the relevance of these plans to forest user groups (FUGs) is under scrutiny. This study investigates the usefulness of operational plans against the backdrop of knowledge, capacity and management practices of FUGs. Data...

Author(s) : Puri, L.; Nuberg, I.; Ostendorf, B.; Cedamon, E.

Publisher : Commonwealth Forestry Association, Craven Arms, UK

Journal article : International Forestry Review 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.182-196 ref.44

5. Forest carbon storage and species richness in FSC certified and non-certified community forests in Nepal.

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) forest certification was introduced in Nepal with an assumption that it improves forests and ecosystem services while addressing the drivers of forest degradation. As of today, 89 community forests (CF) have been FSC certified, however empirical evidence on the...

Author(s) : Charmakar, S.; Oli, B. N.; Joshi, N. R.; Maraseni, T. N.; Atreya, K.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Small-scale Forestry 2021 Vol.20 No.2 pp.199-219 ref.many

6. Thermochemical conversion of agroforestry biomass and solid waste using decentralized and mobile systems for renewable energy and products.

Due to the rapid increase in the global demand for renewable energy and uneven, seasonal distribution of bulky biomass resources, developing decentralized and mobile biomass thermochemical conversion systems are critical, particularly to accommodate the energy needs of rural residents in developing ...

Author(s) : Kang Kang; Klinghoffer, N. B.; Elghamrawy, I.; Berruti, F.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2021 Vol.149

7. Plant-plant co-occurrences under a complex land-use gradient in a temperate forest.

Land-use generates multiple stress factors, and we need to understand their effects on plant-plant interactions to predict the consequences of land-use intensification. The stress-gradient hypothesis predicts that the relative strength of positive and negative interactions changes inversely under...

Author(s) : Chillo, V.; Vázquez, D. P.; Tavella, J.; Cagnolo, L.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Oecologia 2021 Vol.196 No.3 pp.815-824 ref.many

8. A case study of agroforestry practices and challenges in Mt. Merapi risk and hazard prone area of Indonesia.

This paper presents a case study of agroforestry (AF) practices and challenges in Mt. Merapi risk and hazard prone area of Indonesia. AF has been practiced by farmers in Mt. Merapi risk and hazard prone area from older generation. Each area in Mt. Merapi has different type of AF such as...

Author(s) : Rozaki, Z.; Rahmawati, N.; Wijaya, O.; Mubarok, A. F.; Senge, M.; Mohd Fauzi Kamarudin

Publisher : Society for Indonesian Biodiversity, Surakarta, Indonesia

Journal article : Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity 2021 Vol.22 No.6 pp.2511-2518 ref.39

9. Pedofauna diversity in traditional and agroforestry systems of the Brazilian semi-arid region.

Identifying the impact of agricultural management on soil invertebrates is still a challenge to research in the area of soil ecology. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diversity, richness, abundance and uniformity of the pedofauna in areas of traditional agroforestry systems involving...

Author(s) : Fialho, J. S.; Primo, A. A.; Aguiar, M. I. de; Magalhães, R. B.; Maia, L. dos S.; Correia, M. E. F.; Campanha, M. M.; Oliveira, T. S. de

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2021 Vol.184 ref.28

10. Livelihood vulnerabilities of tribals during COVID-19: challenges and policy measures.

The imposition of lockdown and COVID-19 has disturbed the life of tribals and forest dwellers by destroying their livelihood and health. The article argues that there is an urgent need to focus on food security and strong social protection mechanisms to help tribal communities to minimise the...

Author(s) : Behera, M.; Dassani, P.

Publisher : Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Economic and Political Weekly 2021 Vol.56 No.11

11. Hydrological responses to human-induced land use/land cover changes in the Gidabo River basin, Ethiopia.

Land-use/land-cover (LULC) changes in the Gidabo basin, Rift Valley, Ethiopia, have greatly affected the hydrology of the basin. This study integrates hydrological modelling with statistical analysis to evaluate the hydrological response of LULC changes during the period 1988-2018. Using the Soil...

Author(s) : Aragaw, H. M.; Goel, M. K.; Mishra, S. K.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Hydrological Sciences Journal 2021 Vol.66 No.4 pp.640-655 ref.50

12. Agroforestry practices in Tamil Nadu, India - a boon for farmers for livelihood security.

Agroforestry systems establish a symbiosis among agriculture crops, tree species and raising livestock on the same unit of land. In other words, these are complementary and beneficial to each other. Agroforestry is the system of developing agricultural land in combination with forestry...

Author(s) : Saravanan, S.; Nanita Berry

Publisher : Current Science Association, Bangalore, India

Journal article : Current Science 2021 Vol.120 No.4 pp.644-653 ref.45

13. Are field boundary hedgerows the earliest example of a nature-based solution?

The arrival of the phrase nature-based solutions into the lexicon of academics, planners, managers and policy makers in recent years has sparked a heated debate as to the effectiveness of using nature as a viable solution for mitigating the impacts of anthropogenic environmental change. One of the...

Author(s) : Collier, M. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Science & Policy 2021 Vol.120 pp.73-80 ref.many

14. Climate smart agriculture extension: gender disparities in agroforestry knowledge acquisition.

Numerous extension efforts promote climate smart agriculture (CSA) in Sub-Saharan Africa. The need to focus on gender disparity within CSA is widely understood. Given the prominence of female agriculturalists in Malawi, such focus can make a large impact on the country's rural sustainable...

Author(s) : Duffy, C.; Toth, G.; Cullinan, J.; Murray, U.; Spillane, C.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Climate and Development 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.21-33 ref.57

15. State of the state tree: historical and modern ecology of kukui (Candlenut, Aleurites moluccanus) in Hawai'i.

Kukui was an important element to indigenous Hawaiian agroforestry and retained some of its importance throughout Hawai'i's history. We examine the historical ecology and trends of kukui, including a review of the ethnobotany. We use current and historical remote imagery to map kukui canopy on the...

Author(s) : Lincoln, N.; Zhang Qian; Chen Qi

Publisher : University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, USA

Journal article : Pacific Science 2021 Vol.74 No.4 pp.419-434 ref.55

16. Analysis of copra and coconut oil markets in Mexico.

Objective: To assess the economic impact of the implementation of different production systems (real, traditional, intensive and organic) on the profits of copra- producing states and major coconut oil companies. Design/Methodology/Approach: A linear programming model was formulated which...

Author(s) : Lagunes Fortiz, E. R.; Gómez-Gómez, A. A.; Leos-Rodríguez, J. A.; Omaña-Silvestre, J. M.; Lagunes-Fortiz, E.

Publisher : Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico

Journal article : Agroproductividad 2021 Vol.14 No.4 pp.11-20

17. Degraded pastures in Brazil: improving livestock production and forest restoration.

Degraded pasture is a major liability in Brazilian agriculture, but restoration and recovery efforts could turn this area into a new frontier to both agricultural yield expansion and forest restoration. Currently, rural properties with larger degraded pasture areas are associated with higher levels ...

Author(s) : Feltran-Barbieri, R.; Féres, J. G.

Publisher : Royal Society, London, UK

Journal article : Royal Society Open Science 2021 Vol.8 No.7 ref.80

18. Carbon finance for community forestry : notional or reality ?

Small-scale forestry projects with carbon sequestration as primary aim have been developed and/or implemented by low-income communities on degraded land around the world. India has the highest number of such projects registered under the clean development mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. Ten...

Author(s) : Dube, L. C.; Sharma, J. V. V.; Sudipta Chatterjee

Publisher : Indian Forester, Dehradun, India

Journal article : Indian Forester 2021 Vol.147 No.1 pp.12-19 ref.43

19. Rural residents' participation intention in community forestry-challenge and prospect of community forestry in Sri Lanka.

The contribution of local communities has become widely recognized as a better alternative in forest management than the traditional command-based control approach. However, several years later of implementation, most programs were failed due to a lack of community participation, imposing an...

Author(s) : Ekanayake, E. M. B. P.; Xie Yi; Ahmad, S.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Forests 2021 Vol.12 No.8 ref.69

20. The agroforestry academy: assessing long-term outcomes and impacts of a model training program.

Rates of adoption of temperate-region agroforestry remain low, despite multiple benefits. To develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between agroforestry learning and adoption, it is necessary to examine agroforestry educational programming in context. This study represents the first...

Author(s) : Mendelson, S.; Gold, M.; Lovell, S.; Hendrickson, M.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems 2021 Vol.95 No.4 pp.601-614 ref.40

21. grazing in silvopastoral systems: multiple solutions for diversified benefits.

Silvopastoral systems are multifunctional systems that combine herbage, shrub and tree layers with grazing animals in a single site. The multiple possible combinations of components within these systems creates different options that have in common the capacity to deliver positive outcomes related...

Author(s) : Sales-Baptista, E.; Ferraz-De-Oliveira, M. I.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems 2021 Vol.95 No.1 pp.1-6 ref.43

22. Two years old peach trees intercropped with a grass mixture can grow through a lithic discontinuity to access water the grass cannot.

The hypothesis of niche complementarity for the use of soil resources is crucial for the performance of agroforestry systems. Our aim was to test the hypothesis that roots of 2 years old peach trees intercropped with grass can extract deep soil water below a shallow lithic discontinuity, composed...

Author(s) : Forey, O.; Metay, A.; Bertrand, N.; Wery, J.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems 2021 Vol.95 No.1 pp.151-163 ref.many

23. Embedding sustainable diets into urban food strategies: a multi-actor approach.

Urbanization processes have been accompanied by a shift towards diets that have placed increased pressures on the environment and human health. City governments are increasingly striving to address these challenges through a policy focus on "sustainable diets". Using the example of the city of...

Author(s) : Cifuentes, M. L.; Freyer, B.; Sonnino, R.; Fiala, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Geoforum 2021 Vol.122 pp.11-21 ref.many

24. Effects of single and mixed plant types on soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics in homestead agroforestry systems in Northern Bangladesh.

The importance of plant types and diversity have been focused for studying aboveground nutrients dynamics in the agroforestry system; however, a substantial knowledge gap remains for the belowground nutrients. We tested the effects of plant types (shrub vs. tree vs. tree-shrub) and diversity...

Author(s) : Jaman, M. S.; Muraina, T. O.; Quockhanh Dam; Zhang XiAng; Jamil, M.; Sushma Bhattarai; Ferzana Islam

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2021 Vol.315

25. Arboreal ideotype for agroforestry systems.

Agroforestry Systems (AFS) are recognized models of soil exploration that most ecologically approach the natural forest and, therefore, considered as an important alternative for the sustainable use of the humid tropical ecosystem. The morphological aspects of the forest species present in this...

Foreign Title :Ideótipo arbóreo para sistemas agroflorestais.

Author(s) : Aguiar Junior, A. L. de; Abreu, G. M.; Neto, S. N. de O.; Souza, D. M. S. C.; Obolari, A. de M. M.; Guirardi, B. D.; Melo, L. A. de

Publisher : Graduate Program in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso / UFMT, Cuiabá, Brazil

Journal article : Advances in Forestry Science 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.1349-1362 ref.many