Kandyan gardens of Sri Lanka

  title={Kandyan gardens of Sri Lanka},
  author={V. Jacob and W. Alles},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  • V. Jacob, W. Alles
  • Published 2004
  • Geography
  • Agroforestry Systems
  • Kandyan Gardens (KG) or Kandyan Forest Gardens (KFG) of Sri Lanka represent a traditional system of perennial cropping which has been in practice for several centuries. It is essentially a system of mixed cropping with a variety of economically valuable groups of tree crops such as spices, fruits, medicinal plants and timber species. However, these systems are usually in small homestead holdings and are practised in a few districts, especially Kandy, Matale and Kurunegalle in the 'mid-country… CONTINUE READING
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