Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change PDF ePub eBook

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Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change free pdf In its early days, agroforestry may have been viewed as the domain of the 'landcare enthusiast'. Today, integrating trees and shrubs into productive farming systems is seen as a core principle of sustainable agriculture. "Agroforestry for Natural Resource Management" provides the foundation for an understanding of agroforestry practice in both high and low rainfall zones across Australia. Three major areas are discussed: environmental functions of trees in the landscape (ecosystem mimicry, hydrology, protection of crops, animals and soil, biodiversity, aesthetics)- productive functions of trees (timber, firewood, pulp, fodder, integrated multi-products)- and, the implementation of agroforestry (design, evaluation, establishment, adoption, policy support). The book also includes a DVD that features videos on forest measurement and harvesting- Treesmart, an agroforestry species database- a Farm Forestry Toolbox- a Farm Forestry

About Ian Nuberg

Ian Nuberg is Senior Lecturer in Agroforestry in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide. His teaching covers agroforestry, extension and NRM. His recent research activities cover tree water use, effect of shelter on crops, biomass-energy, and fuelwood systems in Asia-Pacific region. Rowan Reid is a Senior Lecturer in Farm Forestry in the Melbourne School of Land and Environment

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Author : Ian Nuberg
Publisher : CSIRO Publishing
Data Published : 01 February 2010
ISBN : 0643095950
EAN : 9780643095953
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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