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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Tree culture of farmers practicing agroforestry in the eastern region of West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand, India

Author(s):
Tanu Shree Lakra, MS Malik, PR Oraon, BC Oraon, Jai Kumar and SS Das
Abstract:
This research paper investigates the types of agroforestry system that exist in the four selected blocks of Eastern region of West Singhbhum district Jharkhand. The data were collected through multistage random sampling, field observation and focus groups, followed by household survey of a sample of 320 farmers. The main agroforestry systems homegardens, fruit tree system, timber tree system and mixed fruit–timber system existing the study area. All of them exhibit a noticeable diversity in terms of both species composition, utilization and practices. The observed agroforestry systems include a form of forest dominated by ‘cultivated trees’. In land-use classifications agroforestry systems are not recognized as forestry, but like forests they provide tree products and services.
Pages: 517-521  |  294 Views  125 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Tanu Shree Lakra, MS Malik, PR Oraon, BC Oraon, Jai Kumar and SS Das. Tree culture of farmers practicing agroforestry in the eastern region of West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand, India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 517-521.

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