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Tropical Homegardens

A Time-Tested Example of Sustainable Agroforestry (Advances in Agroforestry)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsB.M. Kumar (Editor), P.K.R. Nair (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8372046M
    ISBN 101402049471
    ISBN 109781402049477

    Book Reviews: Book Reviews will be included in the journal on a range of relevant books, which are not more than two-years old. The editors will usually solicit book reviews, but suggestions for appropriate books for review may be sent to the Editorial Office. Kumar, B.M. and Nair, P.K.R. The enigma of tropical homegardens. In: Nair. Multiple Cropping And Tropical Farming Systems - 1st Edition.

    Book Description: On the sidewalks of Manhattan's Chinatown, you can find street vendors and greengrocers selling bright red litchis in the summer and mustard greens and bok choy no matter the season. of Chinatown's food network to include farmers from multimillion-dollar farms near the Everglades Agricultural Area and tropical "homegardens. Kumar () estimated the area of homegardens in South- and southeast Asian homegardens as M ha, and Reisner et al () estimated European silvoarable systems to cover M ha. The problem with trying to produce a more encompassing estimate of the extent of agroforestry systems was summarized by Nair et al ().

    `Homegardens' are integrated tree-crop-animal production systems, often established on small parcels of land surrounding homesteads, and primarily found in tropical environments. This multi-authored volume contains peer-reviewed chapters from the world's leading . alternative. Traditional homegardens are an important com-ponent of the indigenous village ecosystems which are based largely on indigenous knowledge and the species selection, where the farmers grow the plant species of the cultural patterns of the social and traditional significance. Several studies have revealed that tropical homegardens.


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The book contains some very detailed studies of homegardens from different continents. likely to be accessible in specialist libraries and research institutes." (David Gibbon, Experimental Agriculture, Vol.

43, ) "The book is a well-structured collection of papers by experts in this field. Buy Tropical Homegardens (): A Time-Tested Example of Sustainable Agroforestry: NHBS - Edited By: BM Kumar and PKR Nair, Springer Nature About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH Covid ‘Homegardens’ are integrated tree – crop – animal production systems, often in small parcels of land surrounding homesteads, and primarily found in tropical environments.

These agroforestry systems, developed and nurtured by farmers through generations of innovation and experiment, are often cited as the epitome of sustainability, yet. Tropical Homegardens This edition published in by Springer. The Physical Object Format paperback Number of pages ID Numbers Open Library OLM ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Lists containing this Book.

Loading Related Books. History Created 4 minutes ago; 1 revision; Download catalog record: RDF. Tropical homegardens are gaining recognition as highly productive, low input systems.

In this edition of The Overstory special guest author Dr. P.K.R. Nair offers an introduction to tropical homegardens. Homegardens. Home gardening has a long tradition in many tropical countries.

'Homegardens' are integrated tree-crop-animal production systems, often established on small parcels of land surrounding homesteads, and primarily found in tropical environments. This multi-authored volume contains peer-reviewed chapters from the world's leading researchers and professionals in this topic.

It summarizes the current state of knowledge on homegarden systems, Tropical Homegardens book a view to using. The aim of this new book-series, Advances in Agroforestry, is to offer state-of-the art synthesis of research Carbon sequestration potential of tropical homegardens Tropical Homegardens book.

Kumar Medicinal plants in tropical homegardens M.R. Rao and B.R. Rajeswara Rao Commercialization of homegardens in an Indonesian village: Vegetation. Also, tropical homegardens function as predominant supplier of biofuels for ru ral households (Krishnankutty, ; Wickramasinghe, ; Levasseur and Olivier, ; Shanavas a nd Kumar.

Tropical homegardens, one of the oldest forms of managed land-use systems, are considered to be an epitome of sustainability. Although these multispecies production systems have fascinated many.

of over 1, results for "tropical plants book" Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide. by Fred D. Rauch and Paul R. Weissich | Aug 1, out of 5 stars Hardcover $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Sep FREE Shipping by. Wiersum () mentions that the origin of homegardening in Southeast Asia has been associated with fishing communities living in the moist tropical regions ca 13 to B.C.

Implying the predominance of homegardens in ancient India, Vatsyayana in his great book of Hindu aesthetics -- Kamasutra, written ca to AD, describe house. Cite this chapter as: Kehlenbeck K., Maass B.L. () Are tropical homegardens sustainable.

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Kumar Medicinal plants in tropical homegardens M.R. Rao and B.R. Rajeswara Rao Commercialization of homegardens in an Indonesian village: Vegetation composition and functional changes O.S.

Abdoellah, H.Y. Hadikusumah, K. Takeuchi, S. Okubo, and Parikesit. Transpiration characteristics of some homegarden tree species in Central Sri Lanka / W.A.J.M. de Costa, K.S.P. Amaratunga, and R.S. Udumullage --Ecology versus economics in tropical multistrata agroforests / E.

Torquebiau and E. Penot --Financial analysis of homegardens: a case study from Kerala State, India / S. Mohan, J.R.R. Alavalapati, and.

Get this from a library. Tropical homegardens: a time-tested example of sustainable agroforestry. [B Mohan Kumar; P K R Nair;] -- 'Homegardens' are integrated tree - crop - animal production systems, often in small parcels of land surrounding homesteads, and primarily found in tropical environments.

These agroforestry systems. Tropical Homegardens: A Time-tested Example of Sustainable Agroforestry, Hardcover by Kumar, B. (EDT); Nair, P. (EDT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping 'Homegardens' are integrated tree-crop-animal production systems, often established on small parcels of land surrounding homesteads, and primarily found in tropical environments.

This textbook is one of the finest books on agroforestry that offers a global review of the approaches, tools and technologies, research innovations and real-world practices in agroforestry.

The book offers a comprehensive guide to basic principles, techniques and applications, integrative strategies, economic and environmental concerns, and future trends in agroforestry in different regions 5/5(3).

Tropical homegardens (THGs) may be particularly suitable as model system for biodiversity conservation in such landscapes (Abebe et al.,Bardhan et al.,Galluzzi et al.,Kumar and Nair, b, van der Wal and Bongers,Webb and Kabir, ).

B. Kumar, P. Nair: Tropical Homegardens. A TimeTested Example of Sustainable Agroforestry. Springer, Dordrecht, NL,pp., Hardcover; F. ISBN: Homegardens in tropical climates, in this book defined as ªintimate, multi-storey combinations of various trees and crops, sometimes in association with domestic animals around the.

A v e g e t a b l e d g a r e n f o r a l l Manual “A Vegetable Garden for All” 5th Edition FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS.Discussion. Tropical homegardens have provided sustenance to millions of farmers, and prosperity to some, around the world, for centuries.

The annotated bibliography and evaluation of homegarden literature by Brownrigg () illustrates the diversity, complexity, and value of homegardens; but it concludes with a call for research on removing the ambiguity surrounding the homegardens as a.

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