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Forest Farming

By J. Sholto Douglas,Robert Hart
ISBN: 9780946688302
The integration of tree and other farming can establish a sounder ecological balance and greater productivity of food and materials for clothing, fuel and shelter. The book suggests planting and cropping methods, and a range of potentially useful trees.

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  • Synopsis
    The integration of tree and other farming can establish a sounder ecological balance and greater productivity of food and materials for clothing, fuel and shelter. The book suggests planting and cropping methods, and a range of potentially useful trees.
  • Table of Contents
    Foreword by E. F. Schumacher ix
    Introduction xiii
    Introduction to New Edition xv
    i Re-vitalising the Rural Areas 1
    2 Trees and Man Io
    3 Ecological Cultivation 17
    4 The Background of Forest Farming 25
    5 What is Forest Farming? 35
    6 Designing a Forest Farm 47
    7 Planting and Cropping 63
    8 The Choice of Trees : Leguminous 86
    9 The Choice of Trees : Nuts 100
    zo The Choice of Trees : Fruit, Oil and Fodder 120
    ii Fields for Expansion : Temperate Uplands 1 36
    12 Fields for Expansion : Deserts ISO
    APPENDICES
    I Ancillary Species for Fodder , Conservation and
    Other Purposes 1 63
    ii Grasses and Herbage 171
    III Oil-Producing Eucalypts 179
    IV Measuring Devices 187
    V Seed Supplies 19o
    VI List of Institutions and Organisations 197
    Bibliography 1 99
    Acknowledgements 202
    Addenda 204
    Index 205
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author J. Sholto Douglas,Robert Hart
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 232
    Format Paperback / softback
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