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PREFERRED TERM
agroforestry  
DEFINITION
  • The interplanting of farm crops and trees, especially leguminous species. In semiarid regions and on denuded hillsides, agroforestry helps control erosion and restores soil fertility, as well as supplying valuable food and commodities at the same time.
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URI
http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/239
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