ISBN: 978-0-632-04047-6 March 1999 Wiley-Blackwell 384 Pages
Table of contents
2 The Nature of Agroforestry.
3 A Need for Agroforestry?
4 Agroforestry and the Farmer: Why Use Woody Plants?
5 Animal Agroforestry.
6 Agroforestry and Soil and Water Conservation.
7 The Pros and Cons of 'Woodiness'.
8 Learning from Growing Crops.
9 Agroforestry and the Use of Environmental Resources: the 'Promise' of Agroforestry.
10 Plant Spacing and Arrangement: an Essential Management Tool.
11 Resource Allocation in Plants.
12 The Tree-Crop Interface: a Key to Biological Success or Failure in Agroforestry.
13 Competition and Complementarity.
14 Measuring the Efficiency of Agroforestry Systems.
15 Trees in Support of Agriculture: More About Trees.
16 Classifying Multipurpose Trees: What Are Functional Types?
17 Phenology: Understanding Plant Behaviour.
18 The Form and Nature of Root Systems.
19 Pruning and Tree Management: Some Practical Aspects.
20 Helpful Associations: Soil Biota, Nitrogen Fixing Organisms and Mycorrhizas.
21 Propagation, Planting Out and Tree Protection.
22 'Patchiness': Living in the Real World.
23 Trees and their Environment.
24 Agroforestry and Site Modification: Nutrient Recycling and Soil Organic Matter.
25 Agroforestry and Sustainability.
26 Introducing the Philosophy and Practice of Agroforestry Research.
27 Agroforestry Field Experimentation: a First Approach.
Appendix 1 Some Characteristics of Trees (and Other Woody Perennials) for Consideration in Agroforestry.
Appendix 2 Some Equipment Used in Agroforestry Research.