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Gliricidia, Napier and natural vegetation hedgerows


Nelson, R and Cramb, R and Menz, K and Mamicpic, M, Gliricidia, Napier and natural vegetation hedgerows, 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. 95-111. 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, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, land and farm management
Research Field:Agricultural hydrology
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Terrestrial systems and management
Objective Field:Soils
UTAS Author:Nelson, R (Associate Professor Rohan Nelson)
ID Code:84693
Year Published:1998
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2013-05-28
Last Modified:2013-05-28

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