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Establishment and management of cacao under shade: technical guide for forest extensionist

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This guide includes technical information on the establishment and management of agroforestry systems which include cacao in Honduras. It discusses the climate, nurseries, management practices, shade regulation etc. with the main purpose of enabling the extension agent to promote these agroforestry systems in Central America. On the same note this guide could serve as an initial effort for the promotion and improvement of other agroforestry modalities which are practiced locally.
    Publication year

    1994

    Authors

    Sanchez J A; Dubon A

    Language

    English

    Keywords

    cedrela, cordia, erythrina, gliricidia sepium, nephelium lappaceum, piper nigrum, shade trees, theobroma cacao, tree crops

    Geographic

    Honduras

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