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Slash-and-burn agriculture - C. A. Palm

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Title
Slash-and-burn agriculture - the search for alternatives
Author
C. A. Palm
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20050927
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Cheryl A. Palm is senior research scientist, the Earth Institute at Columbia University; Stephen A. Vosti is associate director, Center for Natural Resources Policy Analysis, University of California-Davis; Pedro A. Sanchez is director of Tropical Agriculture, the Earth Institute at Columbia University; Polly J. Ericksen is a science officer fellow with the Global Environmental Change and Food Systems.

This book... offers a detailed analysis of the many dimensions of deforestation.
New Agriculturist

The book is rich in conceptual tools, empirical analyses, and alternatives... I highly recommend it.
Journal of Sustainable Agriculture - Raymond P. Poincelot

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An important synthesis of research arising from the 1992 creation of the Alternatives to Slash and Burn (ASB) consortium.
Bioscience - Gary S. Hartshorn

The book is worth reading. It is a cornucopia of facts, hypotheses, research approaches, thoughts and examples exciting for scientists.
Environmental Conservation - Manfred Denich

Forest scientists of all disciplines... would benefit by reading this book.
Economic Botany - John Klock

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Shifting cultivation - Tropics - Congresses.|Shifting cultivation - Environmental aspects - Tropics - Congresses.|Deforestation - Control - Tropics - Congresses.
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
480

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