Crop diversity and fallow management in a tropical deciduous forest shifting cultivation system

by Dean P Lambert
Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal ()
  • ISSN: 03007839

Abstract

Studies the shifting cultivation system practiced in the tropical dry forests of western Guerrero, Mexico. Characterization based on crop diversity, maize cultivation and fallow management; Utilization of strategies such as seasonal labor allocation patterns, varying fallow cycle lengths and application of chemical products.

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