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Research Project: Strategies to Predict and Manipulate Responses of Crops and Crop Disease to Anticipated Changes of Carbon Dioxide, Ozone and Temperature

Location: Plant Science Research

Title: Agroforestry systems for bioenergy in the southeastern USA

item Franzluebbers, Alan
item Schoeneberger, Michele - Us Forest Service (FS)
item Cubbage, Fred - North Carolina State University

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/5/2014
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Agricultural landscapes are an important component of a biofuel strategy to develop energy independence. Agroforestry systems offer an opportunity to produce both food and biofuel feedstocks from the same land area. Such a strategy could improve numerous ecosystem services more so than either of the approaches separately. This presentation reviews some of the benefits of agroforestry systems and explores opportunities for developing sustainable agricultural/biofuel landscapes.