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Shifting cultivation and secondary succession in the Tropics / Albert O. Aweto.

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Author/Creator:
Aweto, Albert O.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Wallingford, UK ; Boston, MA : CABI, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 196 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The Tropics
  • Shifting cultivation: definition, basic features and types
  • Soil dynamics during cultivation
  • Soil dynamics during the fallow period
  • Fallow vegetation dynamics
  • Relationships between fallow soil and vegetation
  • Ecological succession theory and models
  • Theory and models of soil fertility restoration under bush fallow
  • Intensification of shifting cultivation
  • Alternative farming systems and the future of shifting cultivation.
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ISBN:
9781780640433
1780640439

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