• AGRO-FORESTRY PRACTICES IN NIGERIA
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    AGRO-FORESTRY PRACTICES IN NIGERIA

    Agro-forestry is a collective name for land use system where woody perennial (trees, shrubs and palms) are deliberately planted on the same land management units as agricultural crops and or animals in some form of spatial arrangement or temporal sequence. In other words, agro-forestry is simply a form of land management system in which forest management, food production and conservation form integrated components. Agro-forestry is normally viewed in the context of food production, forest production and environmental conservation.   IMPORTANCE OF AGRO-FORESTRY The type of land and the combination of plants and animal that constituted an agroforestry system has the following importance to man and his environment. Production of food…

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