Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical by Götz Schroth, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca, Celia A. Harvey,

By Götz Schroth, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca, Celia A. Harvey, Claude Gascon, Heraldo L. Vasconcelos, Anne-Marie N. Izac

Agroforestry will be the main biodiversity-friendly land use alternative. This quantity examines the possibility of agroforestry in tropical areas for making land economically effective with out degrading the surroundings.

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Tropical forest remnants: ecology, management, and conservation of fragmented communities. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Chapter 2 Ecological Effects of Habitat Fragmentation in the Tropics William F. Laurance and Heraldo L. Vasconcelos This chapter provides an overview of the ecological consequences of habitat fragmentation on tropical biota. We begin by describing the demographic and genetic effects of fragmentation on individual populations, then discuss key landscape factors that affect fragmented populations, particularly area, edge, matrix, and distance effects.

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