AGRICULTURE. OBJECTIVES. Compare & contrast agri systems in the Caribbean Explain roles of agri in the region Assess the impact of agri on the environment Explain features of sustainable agri Discuss threats to sustainable agri
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Helpful in the following ways:
Useful for the following conditions:
To reduce soil & water run-off agroforestry systems might need substantial investment costs to get started (e.g. planting material, soil conservation, fertiliser).
BENEFITS OF CONTOUR PLANTING
To restore/improve soil nutrient & increase organic material content
To add wood products for home consumption or sale
To spread the risk of crop failure during extremely dry seasons by moderating the effects of excessive moisture evaporation on exposed land
C. planting) is a permanent crop cultivation, medium to small size farm & medium to high labour input available per unit of landMixed intercropping