a method and system of land management involving the simultaneous cultivation of farm crops and trees; agriculture incorporating the growing of trees: Agroforestry ensures a continuous food supply, some continuous economic return, and the avoidance of soil degradation.
- ag·ro·for·est·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for agroforestry
a method of farming integrating herbaceous and tree crops
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Scientific definitions for agroforestry
A system of land use in which harvestable trees or shrubs are grown among or around crops or on pastureland, as a means of preserving or enhancing the productivity of the land.
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