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Biological diversity
Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

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. (Source: GEMET/ ALL)

In other languages

French
agro-foresterie
Russian
агролесоводство
Spanish
agrosilvicultura
Chinese, Simplified
农业林学
Arabic
زراعة المحاصيل والأشجار

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