Agro forest practices in Nigeria.

Agricultural science for S.S.S 2 First Term

Week 9

Agro forest practices in Nigeria.

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of agroforestry.
  2. Discuss different agroforestry combinations.
  3. Enumerate different tree species for inclusion in agroforestry


Meaning of Agroforestry.

Agroforestry is a collective name for land-use system where woody perennial (trees, shrubs and palms) are deliberately n this same land management units as crops and animals in some of the spatial arrangement or temporal sequence.

In other words, agro-forestry is simply a form of land management system in which forest management, food production, and conservation form integrated components. Agro-forestry is normally viewed in the contest of food production, forest production, and environmental conservation.

Importance of agro-forestry

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