Use of multipurpose trees in hill farming systems in Western Nepal

  title={Use of multipurpose trees in hill farming systems in Western Nepal},
  author={Peter F. Fonzen and Erich Oberholzer},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
A large number of multipurpose trees and shrubs are deliberately retained or incorporated on farms in the subsistence farming systems on the steep slopes in parts of Nepal. Woody perennials are maintained in contour strips across the slopes and around the fields. The contribution of these trees is the production of foder and firewood and their protective function in reducing the erosion hazards and thereby making crop production possible in those steep slopes where profitable cropping would… CONTINUE READING


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