912328 Agroforestry in mountain regions

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gratzer, Georg , Tesfay, Hafte Mebrahten
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


agroforestry systems with tree components;

management purposes and techniques including silvo-pastoral systems;

principles of mixed species growth;

appropriate species;

effects of agroforestry land-uses on ecosystems;

productivity of agroforestry systems and its evaluation.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- to become familiar with mixed species land-use systems, emphasis is given on agroforestry-uses in mountain areas

- to become familiar with ecological interactions in mixed land-use, its technical characteristics and socio-economical potentialities

- to know Agroforestry Systems of the past and still in use in Central Europe and traditional and new systems in tropical or subtropical regions.
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