A simulation model for evaluating technical and economic aspects of an industrial eucalyptus-based agroforestry system in Minas Gerais, Brazil

@article{Dub2004ASM,
  title={A simulation model for evaluating technical and economic aspects of an industrial eucalyptus-based agroforestry system in Minas Gerais, Brazil},
  author={Francis Dub{\'e} and La{\'e}rcio Couto and Marcio Lopes de Silva and Helio Garcia Leite and Ricardo Cuesta Garcia and Geraldo Accetturi de Araujo},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={73-80}
}
This study analyses the economic aspects of a eucalypt-based agroforestry system established in the savanna region of Brazil. In 1993,eucalypt clones were planted at a spacing of 10 × 4 m, to facilitate their future association with crops and pasture grasses. The results show that the establishment and maintenance costs represent 37% of the total costs associated with the system. More than half of the revenues are from the sale of the wood products obtained in the 11-year rotation. Variations… CONTINUE READING

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