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Promising tree species as hedgerows for alley cropping in different environments in Haiti
Alley cropping is a system whereby annual crops are planted between rows of trees, which are pruned during the cropping season and the prunings applied as mulch or green manure. During periods where no crop is grown, the ...
Report 06. Evaluation of tree species adaptation for alley cropping in four environments in Haiti. A. Establishment phase
Thirty-five tree species were planted in hedgerows in four environments in Haiti: high elevation (1150 m); low elevation, humid on calcareous soil; low elevation, humid on basaltic soil; and low elevation, semi-arid, with ...
Report 15. Evaluation of tree species adaptation for alley cropping in four environments in Haiti. B. First year of pruning
Tree species were evaluated for their suitability as hedgerows for alley cropping in Haiti. Major criteria discussed in this report are total and leaf biomass production, leaf/stem ratio, regrowth following pruning, and ...