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Dissertation research and project work on: Tavy, or slash-and-burn agricultural systems of eastern Madagascar

 

 

Publications

 

Influence of slash-and-burn farming practices on fallow succession and land degradation in the rainforest region of Madagascar

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 119: 257-269, 2007 - Download

 

Degrading uplands in the rainforest region of Madagascar: Fallow biomass, nutrient stocks, and soil nutrient availability

Agroforestry Systems, 2009 - Download

 

Dissertation: Fire-less Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn Agriculture (Tavy) in the Rainforest Region of Madagascar

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 2003-  Download

 

Project Evaluation: Profitable and Environmentally Sound Farming Systems Replace Slash-and-Burn Agricultural Practices at the Landscape Scale

Mid-term project evaluation for the Eco-Regional Initiatives to Promote Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (ERI-Program) of Project Component Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn, 2006 - Download

 

Contributions of Managed Fallows to Soil Fertility Recovery

Book Chapter in: Biological Approaches to Sustainable Soil Systems. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, p. 425-437, 2006 - Download

 

Retaining and Regaining Agricultural Productivity of Degrading Uplands

CIIFAD Annual Report, p 88-89, 2002 - Download

 

Upland Management without Fire

CIIFAD annual report, p. 78-79, 2001-  Download

ALTERNATIVES TO SLASH-AND-BURN AGRICULTURE