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Characterization and evaluation of agroforestry systems: the case of Acosta-Puriscal, Costa Rica


, : Characterization and evaluation of agroforestry systems: the case of Acosta-Puriscal, Costa Rica. Agroforestry Systems 1(2): 101-115

Three principal agroforestry production systems (coffee/trees, pasture/trees and live fences) are currently used in this region of moderate to very steep slopes at 800-1200 m alt. some 60 km southwest of San Jose.

Accession: 001053308

DOI: 10.1007/bf00596352

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