By Götz Schroth,Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca,Celia A. Harvey,Claude Gascon,Heraldo L. Vasconcelos,Anne-Marie N. Izac
Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes is the 1st accomplished synthesis of the function of agroforestry platforms in keeping biodiversity in tropical landscapes, and comprises in-depth evaluate chapters of such a lot agroforestry structures, with examples from many various nations. it's a beneficial resource of data for scientists, researchers, professors, and scholars within the fields of conservation biology, source administration, tropical ecology, rural improvement, agroforestry, and agroecology.
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