Forest Research: Open Access

Forest Research: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9776


Tefera MT

Tefera MT


  • Research Article
    Management of Traditional Agroforestry Practices in Gununo Watershed in Wolaita Zone, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Madalcho AB and Tefera MTMadalcho AB and Tefera MT

    This study was conducted in Gunugo watershed at Wolayitta zone to document indigenous knowledge on agroforestry practices management, and assess the socioeconomic factors affecting tree planting in agroforestry practices. Participatory rural appraisal, and transect walk was used to get qualitative data, whereas, household survey with semi-structured questionnaire was used through systematic sampling method to collect quantitative data. Among different socioeconomic factors, only family size and past participation in agroforestry training were significantly and positively related to tree planting activities. The common management practices on woody species include fertilizer application, pruning, coppicing, prescribed burning, thinning, pollarding, protection from animal damage, mulch application, crop residue application, and watering. After giving due recognition to the indigenous ag.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9776.1000163

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