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Table 7 Height (m) and DM prunings (leafy and twigs) yield (t ha−1)a for different tree species at 12 months after planting in Simbi and Kageyo

From: Assessing farmers’ interest in agroforestry in two contrasting agro-ecological zones of Rwanda

  Simbi (n = 20) Kageyo (n = 22)
Height (m) DM yield (t ha−1) Height (m) DM yield (t ha−1)
G. robusta
 Along paths 3.1 (1.6) 5.1 (0.1)
 Farm limits 3.7 (1.0) 5.5 (0.9) 3.2 (1.2) 5.4 (0.3)
 Contours 4.5 (1.2) 7.8 (3.9) 4.4 (0.8) 7.3 (2.7)
E. urophyla
 Along paths 2.6 (1.1) 4.0 (0.9) 1.4 (0.2) 2.0 (0.1)
 Woodlot 5.5 (1.9) 9.2 (5.1) 4.1 (0.9) 7.1 (1.8)
C. calothyrsus
 Along paths 1.9 (0.6) 4.1 (1.7)
 Farm limits 2.1 (1.2) 4.6 (0.7) 2.5 (1.0) 5.3 (2.6)
 Contours 2.8 (0.9) 5.8 (3.8) 3.1 (1.2) 6.5 (3.8)
T. vogelii
 Along paths 2.8 (0.7) 8.1 (0.2)
 Contours 3.0 (0.6) 8.0 (4.3) 3.2 (0.7) 8.3 (2.8)
  1. Values in parentheses are SD
  2. aYield for fruit species was not assessed since there were no fruits yet