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Observations on the rooting patterns of some agroforestry trees in an arid region of north-western India
The present study deals with root architecture of 6-year-old trees of 9 indigenous and 3 exotic species growing in arid climate of north-western India. Observations, made on excavated root systems (3Expand
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SECONDARY SUCCESSION FOLLOWING SLASH AND BURN AGRICULTURE IN NORTH-EASTERN INDIA I. BIOMASS, LITTERFALL AND PRODUCTIVITY
SUMMARY (1) The accumulation of elements by vegetation and their rate of uptake and release through litterfall were determined in stands developed during 20 years after shifting agriculture. TheExpand
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Biodrainage to combat waterlogging , increase farm productivity and sequester carbon in canal command areas of northwest India
J. Ram, J. C. Dagar*, Khajanchi Lal, G. Singh, O. P. Toky, V. S. Tanwar, S. R. Dar and M. K. Chauhan Forest Department, Government of Haryana, Van Bhawan, C-18 Sector 6, Panchkula 134 109, IndiaExpand
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Biomass and net primary productivity in Leucaena, Acacia and Eucalyptus, short rotation, high density ('energy') plantations in arid India.
The present study estimates above-ground biomass and net primary productivity in high density (‘energy’) plantations of three important species raised at Hisar (29 °10′N, 75 °46′E, 215 m.a.s.l.) inExpand
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Cropping and yields in agricultural systems of the north-eastern hill region of India
Shifting agriculture locally known as jhum is the predominant form of agriculture used by the local tribe of the north-eastern hill region of India. There is also some valley rice cultivation andExpand
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Nutrient dynamics in Leucaena, Acacia and Eucalyptus, short rotation, high density (‘energy’) plantations in arid India
The nutrient budget in soil and vegetation, and the rates of nutrient recycling in high density (‘energy’) plantations in arid climate of north-western India (29°10′N latitude, 75°46′E longitude, 215Expand
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Above-ground and below-ground biomass allocation in important fuelwood trees from arid north-western India
Abstract Above-ground and below-ground biomass and its allocation pattern in 6-year-old trees of nine species, Acacia catechu, A. nilotica subsp. indica, Albizia lebbeck, Azadirachta indica,Expand
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Soil nutrient status of hill agro-ecosystems and recovery pattern after slash and burn agriculture (Jhum) in north-eastern India
SummaryThe present study deals with fertility changes in agro-ecosystems where vegetation is removed by slash and burn procedures, the land is planted to crops (cultivated) for one year, and thenExpand
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Structure and function of traditional agroforestry systems in the western Himalaya. I. Biomass and productivity
Species composition, biomass, and productivity patterns of three types of traditional agroforestry systems, namely, agrisilvicultural, agrihorticultural, and agrihortisilvicultural, commonlyExpand
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