The potential role and benefits of agroforestry in sustainable agriculture have been recognized for some time. However, until recently there has been only a limited amount of quantitative physiological evidence to support this. This book breaks new ground in showing how the principles of crop physiology can be applied to the understanding of tree-crop interactions.
In: Tree-crop interactions: a physiological approach. Ong, C.K. and Huxley, P. (Eds). pp. 189-233. Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) and the International Centre for Research in Agro-Forestry (ICRAF). Wallingford, UK and Nairobi.
The water balance of mixed tree-crop systems