Agroforestry for Increased Production and Livelihood Security

edited by: Sushil Kumar Gupta , Pankaj Panwar & Rajesh Kaushal
ISBN: 9789385516764 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 534 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2017
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 35.8 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 980 GMS
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Agroforestry, small land holders, marginal land holders, livelihoods, solutions, practical experience, agro-ecological conditions, professionals, education, environmentalists, policy makers, students, farmers, postgraduate, graduate courses, forestry, biological sciences, growth, promotion, land use option, earning

The present book aims to provide insight into the concerns and potential solutions for small and marginal land holders by promoting agroforestry as a means of ensuring their livelihoods. The authors of the book have extensive practical experience in various aspects of agroforestry and have worked in diverse agro-ecological conditions.

This comprehensive resource serves as a valuable reference and informative guide for professionals in the field of agroforestry education, environmentalists, policy makers, students, and farmers in general. It can be utilized as supplementary reading material in postgraduate and graduate courses related to forestry, agroforestry, and related biological sciences.

This extensive compilation is expected to foster the growth and promotion of agroforestry, encouraging farmers to adopt it as a viable land use option for earning their livelihoods.

1.Agroforestry - A Sustainable Solution to Address Climate Change Challenges AR Uthappa, SB Chavan, AK Handa, Ram Newaj, Dhiraj Kumar KB Sridhar and OP Chaturvedi 2. Agroforestry in the North-Eastern Himalayas Thiru Selvan and Sanjeev Kumar 3. Temperate Agroforestry Systems in Jammu and Kashmir R Banyal, KN Qaiser and Raja Ali Abidi 4. Potentials and Problems of Agroforestry in Rajasthan Amol Vasishth 5. Agroforestry for Natural Resource Management Pankaj Panwar, R Kaushal, SK Gupta and OP Chaturvedi 6. Home Gardens in India – A Review P Rajendran, S Umesh Kanna and KT Parthiban 7. Tree Improvement for Agroforestry Systems C Buvaneswaran 8. Breeding Behaviour of Jatropha for Bio-Fuel RS Dhillon 9. Poplars and Willows in Agroforestry Dinesh Kumar 10. Horti-Medicinal Agroforestry Systems: A Potential Land Use for Commercial Cultivation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants NS Thakur, SK Attar and RS Chauhan 11. Directional Effects and Rooting Behaviour of Multipurpose Tree Species in An Agroforestry Land Use on Degraded Riverbed Bouldery Lands KS Dadhwal and VPS Tomar 12. World Perspective on Short-rotation Forestry199 KS Verma and R Kaushal 13. Carbon Sequestration in Plantations Sanjeev K Chauhan, Ritu and Rajni Chauhan 14. Strategies of Carbon Sequestration on Degraded Soils SK Bhardwaj and Pratima Vaidya 15. Species Composition, Biomass Production and Carbon Storage Potential of Agroforestry Systems in Himachal Pradesh B Gupta, S Sarvade and Matber Singh 16. Mycorrhizae of Agroforestry Trees: Structure and Functions Rajesh Kaushal 17. Phytotoxins in Agroforestry: An Overview Vidya Thakur and Millo Tasser 18. Insect-pests in Agroforestry Systems and Their Management RK Gupta 19. Economic Evaluation of Agroforestry Systems Ashok Kumar, VC Pande and BK Shethy 20. Diversity, Distribution, Resource Management of ForageResources and Agroforestry System in the Eastern Himalayas Sudesh Radotra and SK Gupta 21. Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation R Kaushal, Pankaj Panwar, S Sarvade, JMS Tomar and OP Chaturvedi 22. Diversity and Importance of Shrubs in Traditional Agroforestry Systems in India NS Thakur, SK Attar, HT Hegde and JB Bhusara 23. Biodiversity Conservation in India- Policy Framework C Kunhikannan 24. Climate Change and Forests: A Simplistic Account of India’s Forestry Sector TP Singh, Rajiv Pandey and Ajay Kumar Gupta 25. Agroforerstry for Improving Soil Biological Health Debarati Bhaduri, P Pramanik, S Ghosh, K Chakraborty and Sharmistha Pal 26. Vegetation Composition and Functional Changes of Tropical Homegardens: Prospects and Challenges Vikas Kumar and Abhishek M Tripathi

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