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Agroforestry Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Jan 22, 2019
One of the major disadvantages of agroforestry is that it is far more complex than a straight forward forestry operation or monoculture farming because it involves diverse use.
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A. Boaz, Mechanical Engineer
Answered: Dec 11, 2019
The possible integration of crops and livestock together with trees on the same plot of land is definitely one of the important characteristics of agroforestry, which has convinced so many...Read More

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A. Boaz, Mechanical Engineer
Answered: Dec 11, 2019
The key traits of agroforestry include; Intensive, Interactive, Intentional, and Integration. These aforementioned keywords are important characteristics of agroforestry. Agroforestry practices...Read More

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student
Answered: Jan 22, 2019
Banana It is often used as middle or upper storey crops with other crops like Irish potatoes being grown underneath. Sometimes, they are mixed with taller trees.
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A. Boaz, Mechanical Engineer
Answered: Dec 11, 2019
Agroforestry is a system or process that every country of the world desires and should put to practice. However, some countries are really putting more effort into Agroforestry than other...Read More

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A. Boaz, Mechanical Engineer
Answered: Dec 11, 2019
In recent times, rice cultivation has taken a different turn as farmers can now use the simple method of agroforestry in the cultivation and production of rice. This practice is very prevalent in...Read More

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Intercropping and agroforestry are very similar. They have some of the same characteristics like growing something else in between or near the crops that a farmer is growing. However, there are a...Read More

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Ken Wilson, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Jan 17, 2019
Forest farming allows the management of specialist crops, such as fungi, that would otherwise grow randomly and be difficult to find and harvest. Materials for artisan crafts come from this...Read More

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J. Emmerich, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jan 17, 2019
Agroforestry help conserve the soil and improve soil quality: it prevents and control soil erosion by wind. Field shelterbelts consist of tall, long tress that do not compete with nearby crops...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Jan 24, 2019
In agroforestry, when lines of trees are planted room is left for compatible plants to be grown. These will improve the soil, providing nutrients for the trees, especially valuable nitrogen. You...Read More

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Ken Wilson, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Jan 17, 2019
When vast tracts of forestry are removed, the soil beneath degrades and seriously affects the water table. Arid land can produce weak or no crops. A scheme of getting farmers in Sahelian country...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Jan 17, 2019
I am not sure whether agroforestry can help in climate change any better than traditional forest farming, except in its deliberate combination of woody perennials with agricultural crops or...Read More

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Ken Wilson, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Jan 17, 2019
Agro forestry may have been practised for centuries, but as a science it is really new. The practices involved may or may not affect insect populations: it is too early in the science to know. A...Read More

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W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Jan 24, 2019
Agroforestry may not prevent water-logging but it certainly is of great help in these ways: it protects water quality by intercepting sediments and agricultural chemicals. It reduces streambank...Read More

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Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist
Answered: Feb 19, 2019
The field of agroforestry involves growing trees and shrubs near or among crops or pasture in farming. The method for farming is known to meet the demands of a growing world population in terms...Read More

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