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Trials were established at three sites in Uganda to test the suitability of multipurpose trees (MPTs) as upperstorey in crop lands to provide poles, small timber and fuelwood. The three sites were Kachwekano District Farm Institute (1°16′ S, 29°57′ E, 2000 m.a.s.l.) in Kabale District, Kabanyolo University Farm (0°28′ N, 32°27′ E, 1250 m.a.s.l.) in Mpigi(More)
Tree root pruning is a potential tool for managing belowground competition when trees and crops are grown together in agroforestry systems. We investigated the effects of tree root pruning on shoot growth and root distribution of Alnus acuminata (H.B. & K.), Casuarina equisetifolia L., Grevillea robusta A. Cunn. ex R. Br., Maesopsis eminii Engl. and(More)
While the stems of upperstorey trees in agroforestry systems have many uses such as firewood and fencing, it remains true that one incentive for growing upperstorey trees is the anticipated income generated by selling commercial quality poles. Three hundred and ninety-one poles representing 15 tree species grown under linear agroforestry conditions at four(More)
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