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Gliricidia-improved fallow with cattle


Grist, P and Menz, K and Nelson, R, Gliricidia-improved fallow with cattle, Improving smallholder farming systems in imperata areas of South-East Asia: alternatives to shifting cultivation, ACIAR Monograph No. 52, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, K. Menz, D. Magcale-Macandog and I. Wayan Rusastra (ed), Canberra, ACT, pp. 203-217. ISBN 1 86320 223 4 (1998) [Research Book Chapter]


The predominant form of land use by smallholders on Imperata grassland is shifting cultivation. Shifting cultivation is also the land use with the most damaging ecological consequences, in terms of soil erosion and fire. This publication contains a report of a research project: Improving smallholder farming systems in Imperata areas of Southeast Asia: a bioeconomic modelling approach. The nature of the Imperata problem and the methodology used is outlined

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Field:Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Soils
Objective Field:Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
UTAS Author:Nelson, R (Associate Professor Rohan Nelson)
ID Code:84689
Year Published:1998
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2013-05-27
Last Modified:2013-05-27

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