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  • n. Plural form of shelterbelt.


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  • These included forests primarily established for protection purposes, such as shelterbelts to stop the encroachment of coastal and desert sand dunes and to diminish the force of strong winds.

    2. Experiences with Casuarinas

  • Sprawling playa bottoms are pocked with feedlots, mountains of hay bales, and farm machinery rusting in tangled shelterbelts.

    The Texas Panhandle: Home to Some of America's Best Pheasant Hunting

  • I said it each time I bogged down in some kind of unidentifiable high-plains brush, or whenever I shouldered my way through head-high shelterbelts.

    Deep in the Heart of Roosterland

  • Birds lurk along the edges, in the boundary lines formed by fencerows and ditches, and in the wider bands of straight-line cover formed by shelterbelts and buffer strips.

    Where Pheasants Hide

  • Up to 10 rows wide, shelterbelts, like standing corn, require a drive.

    Where Pheasants Hide

  • Other requests are for drylands forestry, nursery operations, plantation management, shelterbelts, soil conservation, and specialist skills related to these areas.

    4: Multipurpose trees

  • Encroachment by advancing sands from deserts or coastal dunes can be controlled by rows of trees, called shelterbelts.

    Chapter 6

  • Depending on species selection, shelterbelts may also provide fodder.

    Chapter 6

  • If large areas are to be protected, parallel shelterbelts should be planted.

    7. Planting trees outside woodlots and forests

  • If Shelterbelts are planted across grass and cropland where animals are grazing, it will be advantageous to plant thorny shrubs along the edges so that the shelterbelts can provide protection from livestock, like a live fence.

    7. Planting trees outside woodlots and forests


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