Volume 3 2006

Tropical Homegardens

A Time-Tested Example of Sustainable Agroforestry

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-4947-7 (Print) 978-1-4020-4948-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Historical and Regional Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 12-12

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      Pages 1-10

      Introduction

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      Pages 13-24

      Diversity and change in homegarden cultivation in Indonesia

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      Pages 25-41

      Urban and homegarden agroforestry in the Pacific islands: Current status and future prospects

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      Pages 43-60

      Amazonian homegardens: Their ethnohistory and potential contribution to agroforestry development

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      Pages 61-84

      Homegardens of Mesoamerica: Biodiversity, food security, and nutrient management

  3. Structure, Function, and Dynamics of Homegardens

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-103

      Homegarden dynamics in Kerala, India

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      Pages 105-121

      Structure and dynamics of coconut-based agroforestry systems in Melanesia: A case study from the Vanuatu archipelago

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      Pages 123-142

      Diversity and dynamics in homegardens of southern Ethiopia

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      Pages 143-158

      Homegarden plant diversity in relation to remoteness from urban centers: A case study from the Peruvian Amazon region

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      Pages 159-182

      Gender and social dynamics in swidden and homegardens in Latin America

  4. Some New Thrust Areas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-204

      Carbon sequestration potential of tropical homegardens

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      Pages 205-232

      Medicinal plants in tropical homegardens

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      Pages 233-250

      Commercialization of homegardens in an Indonesian village: Vegetation composition and functional changes

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      Pages 251-267

      Transpiration characteristics of some homegarden tree species in Central Sri Lanka

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      Pages 269-282

      Ecology versus economics in tropical multistrata agroforests

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      Pages 283-296

      Financial analysis of homegardens: A case study from Kerala state, India

  5. Future of Homegardens

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 297-297

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      Pages 299-316

      The role of homegardens in agroforestry development: Lessons from Tomé-Açu, a Japanese–Brazilian settlement in the Amazon

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      Pages 317-338

      Urban homegardens and allotment gardens for sustainable livelihoods: Management strategies and institutional environments

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      Pages 339-354

      Are tropical homegardens sustainable? Some evidence from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

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      Pages 355-370

      Whither Homegardens?

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 371-378