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  • adj. Of or pertaining to silvopasture.

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  • Animal production systems that combine trees or shrubs with pastures are called silvopastoral systems.

    Chapter 6

  • Many of these areas could be profitably converted into improved silvopastoral systems which would increase land productivity, reduce soil erosion and protect the lands from further environmental degradation.

    Chapter 6

  • Representative yields from NFTs in silvopastoral systems

    Chapter 6

  • Important considerations include protection and encouragement of natural vegetation; natural regeneration and enrichment planting of NFTs; nurse cropping with NFTs; and silvopastoral systems.

    Chapter 6

  • In summary, silvopastoral systems offer several advantages to farmers

    Chapter 6

  • Formal experimentation with silvopastoral combinations is complex, both scientifically and from a practical point of view, and trials require a long-tenn commitment.

    Chapter 6

  • Among the use strategies advocated for fragile lands has been the modification of existing small farm production activities by introducing tree-based agroforestry and silvopastoral systems to produce food and raw materials from combinations of annual and perennial cropping and livestock.

    1. Water management.

  • Widely spaced overstory fodder trees (fodder orchard), can be planted for on-farm silvopastoral systems, providing light shade, soil enrichment and stabilization, and should be compatible with a variety of forage, grain, vegetable, woody perennials or animals in the understory.

    Chapter 34

  • Honeylocust pods have long been recognized for their animal fodder value in silvopastoral systems (Scanlon, 1980).

    Chapter 34

  • Incorporating indigenous knowledge of fodder trees into small-scale silvopastoral systems in Jamaica.

    Chapter 32

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