Trees in agricultural landscapes enhance provision of ecosystem services in Sub-Saharan Africa

  title={Trees in agricultural landscapes enhance provision of ecosystem services in Sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Shem Kuyah and Ingrid {\"O}born and Mattias Jonsson and A. Sigrun Dahlin and Edmundo Barrios and Catherine W. Muthuri and Anders Malmer and John Nyaga and Christine Magaju and Sara Namirembe and Ylva Nyberg and Fergus L. Sinclair},
  journal={International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services \& Management},
  pages={255 - 273}
  • Shem Kuyah, I. Öborn, +9 authors F. Sinclair
  • Published 31 July 2016
  • Geography
  • International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management
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