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Environmental
Thesaurus
agroforestry
Definition

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.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/239