The course summarizes the present state of knowledge on agroforestry. The course gives students view on different agroforestry practices in the tropics and temperate zone as well. During lectures classification of agroforestry systems, their influence on soil and water management, interaction of different components in agroforestry, socio-economic performance etc. is explained. Theoretical framework is completed with various case studies.
lectures, tutorials, excursions, student assignements (essays and presentations)
To be eligible for the final exam the student must: (1) Participate actively in class debates (2) Participate in the excursion to Forest Department in Kostelec nad Černými Lesy. (3) Submit and present two assignments
Start date: 1/10 (week/month )
End date: 2/11 (from 3/11 to 1/2 examination period)