Definition of agroforestry in English:


Syllabification: ag·ro·for·est·ry
Pronunciation: /ˌagrōˈfôrəstrē, -ˈfär-


  • Agriculture incorporating the cultivation and conservation of trees.
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    • One priority of the center is to develop efficient agricultural systems for agroforestry - the simultaneous production of animal forage, crops, and lumber on the same land.
    • The second entails adding a new productive element to a farm system, such as fish or shrimps in paddy rice, or agroforestry (where trees are grown with crops as an important crop themselves), which boosts food production and/or income.
    • Such efforts were to be pursued through the application of agroforestry, tree farming, and soil conservation technologies.

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