Performance of an improved fallow system in the Peruvian Amazon—modelling approach

@article{Lojka2007PerformanceOA,
  title={Performance of an improved fallow system in the Peruvian Amazon—modelling approach},
  author={Bohdan Lojka and Jana Lojkov{\'a} and Jan Banout and Zbynek Polesny and Daniel Preininger},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2007},
  volume={72},
  pages={27-39}
}
As traditional slash-and-burn systems with prolonged fallow periods are no longer feasible in most parts of the tropics, improved agroforestry systems have high potential to increase the productivity of farming systems and sustain continuous crop production. Our objective was to assess biophysical and economic performance of planted leguminous tree fallow (using Inga edulis) compared to the traditional slash-and-burn farming system, practiced by farmers on fields infested with noxious weedy… CONTINUE READING

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