ICRAF's Science and Practice of Agroforestry series, initiated in 1984,covers a wide range of topics related to agroforestry. Volumes in the serieswill include practical handbooks and manuals, descriptions of researchmethods, species/genus monographs, analyses of specific agroforestrytechnologies, accounts of agroforestry practices in different geographicregions and reviews on special aspects of agroforestry. Authors and editorsof individual volumes are drawn from ICRAF's scientific staff or arespecialists from outside ICRAF invited to write on specific topics.The series is aimed at a wide audience, including: scientists and development personnel in agroforestry and related disciplines; resource planners,administrators and policy makers; and students at the secondary and tertiarylevel. Volumes already published, as listed below, are available from theEditorial Assistant, ICRAF, P O Box 30677, Nairobi, Kenya. They arenot available from CAB International.P.K.R. Nair (1984).
Soil Productivity Aspects of Agroforestry.
Science andPractice of Agroforestry No. 1. Nairobi: ICRAF, 94 pp.J. Burley (1985).
Global Needs and Problems of the Collection, Storageand Distribution of MPT Germplasm.
Science and Practice of Agroforestry No. 2. Nairobi: ICRAF, 190 pp.D.Rocheleau, F. Weber and A. Field-Juma (1988).
Agroforestry in Dryland Africa.
Science and Practice of Agroforestry No. 3. Nairobi: ICRAF,312 pp.CAB International Tel: Wallingford (0491) 32111Wallingford Telex: 847964 (COMAGG G)Oxon OX 10 8DE Telecom Gold/Dialcom: 84: CAU001UK Fax: (0491) 33508
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Young, Anthony, 1932-Agroforestry for soil conservation.1. Tropical regions. Soils. Conservation use of treesI. Title II. CAB International631.4'913ISBN 0 85198 648 X© CAB International 1989. All rights reserved. No part of this publicationmay be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronically, mechanically, by photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright owners.First printed 1989Reprinted 1990Printed in the UK by BPCC Wheatons Ltd, Exeter