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Development of the soil macrofauna community under silvopastoral and agrosilvicultural systems in Amazonia


The Brazilian Amazon has experienced extensive land conversion from forests to cattle pasture, many of which now lay abandoned. Agro-forestry serves as one potential solution to this problem and this study examines the re-establishment of a diversified soil macrofauna in order to inform this approach.

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Agro-Successional Restoration as a Strategy to Facilitate Tropical Forest Recovery


Tropical forest restoration to address resource degradation and climate change is a growing trend in tropical regions. However, a lack of funding and provision for human livelihoods often hinders forest restoration projects. Traditional agroforestry systems are often seen as a way to connect farmers to forest restoration, and the article outlines existing agroforestry models. 

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Development of the Soil Macrofauna Community under Silvopastoral and Agrosilvicultural Systems in Amazonia


This study seeks to analyze the effect that different agroforestry systems have on the recolonization of macrofauna in the soil of former pasture lands.

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