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Title Slash-and-burn agriculture : the search for alternatives / edited by Cheryl A. Palm [and others]
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 463 pages) : illustrations
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Alternatives to slash and burn : challenge and approaches of an international consortium / Pedro A. Sanchez / Cheryl A. Palm / Joyce Kasyoki / Thomas P. Tomich / Stephen A. Vosti -- 2. Carbon losses and sequestration after land use change in the humid tropics / Cheryl A. Palm / Meine van Noordwijk / Paul L. Woomer / Julio C. Alegre / Luis Arevalo / Carlos E. Castilla / Divonzil G. Cordeiro / Kurniatun Hairiah / Jean Kotto-Same / Appolinaire Moukam / William J. Parton / Auberto Ricse / Vanda Rodrigues / Syukur M. Sitompul -- 3. Greenhouse gas fluxes in slash and burn and alternative land use practices in Sumatra, Indonesia / Daniel Murdiyarso / Haruo Tsuruta / Shigehiro Ishizuka / Kurniatun Hairiah / Cheryl A. Palm -- 4. potential role of above-ground biodiversity indicators in assessing best-bet alternatives to slash and burn / Andrew N. Gillison -- 5. Below-ground biodiversity assessment : developing a key functional group approach in best-bet alternatives to slash and burn / David E. Bignell / Jerome Tondoh / Luc Dibog / Shiou Pin Huang / Fatima Moreira / Dieudonne Nwaga / Beto Pashanasi / Eliane Guimaraes Pereira / Francis-Xavier Susilo / Michael J. Swift -- 6. Sustainability of tropical land use systems after forest conversion / Kurniatun Hairiah / Meine van Noordwijk / Stephan Weise -- 7. forest for the trees : the effects of macroeconomic factors on deforestation in Brazil and Indonesia / Andrea Cattaneo / Nu Nu San -- 8. Sustainable forest management for smallholder farmers in the Brazilian Amazon / Marcus V.N. d'Oliveira / Michael D. Swaine / David F.R.P. Burslem / Evaldo M. Braz / Henrique J.B. de Araujo -- 9. Permanent smallholder rubber agroforestry systems in Sumatra, Indonesia / Gede Wibawa / Sinung Hendratno / Meine van Noordwijk
Notes A collaborative publication by the Alternatives to Slash and Burn Consortium, the World Agroforestry Centre, the Earth Institute at Columbia University, and the University of California, Davis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (Programme) -- Congresses.
Deforestation -- Control -- Tropics -- Congresses.
Shifting cultivation -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics -- Congresses.
Shifting cultivation -- Tropics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Palm, C. A. (Cheryl Ann)
Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (Programme)
ISBN 0231134509 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231134517 (paperback; alk. paper)
0231508832 (electronic bk.)
9780231134507 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780231134514 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780231508834 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)