By Götz Schroth, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca, Celia A. Harvey, Claude Gascon, Heraldo L. Vasconcelos, Anne-Marie N. Izac
Agroforestry could be the main biodiversity-friendly land use alternative. This quantity examines the potential for agroforestry in tropical areas for making land economically effective with out degrading the surroundings.
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Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes by Götz Schroth, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca, Celia A. Harvey, Claude Gascon, Heraldo L. Vasconcelos, Anne-Marie N. Izac