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  • Interactions in SPS

Interactions in SPS

February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The soil provides nutrients for pastures and trees to grow, and then falling leaves return nutrients to the soil, protecting it from erosion when rain falls and keeping soil’s moisture. Pastures and fodder shrubs provide [...]

  • Intensive SPS with Tithonia

Intensive Silvopastoral System with Tithonia

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

Tithonia diversifolia is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family that is commonly known as the tree marigold,[2] Mexican tournesol, Mexican sunflower, Japanese sunflower or Nitobe chrysanthemum. It is native to eastern Mexico [...]

  • Animal Welfare & SPS

Animal Welfare & SPS: the perfect marriage

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

Several factors turned animal welfare into a public issue with growing interest for both academia and consumers: intensification of production systems, changes in feeding confined animals, the constant pursuit of economic efficiency. In the course [...]

  • Economic results

SPS Economic results

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

After the initial investment and a stabilization period of 5-6 years, the increase in forage production and higher productivity per hectare generate returns that ensure the economic viability of SPS. Although SPS adoption implies an [...]

Environment impacts on Silvopastoral Systems – A green solution

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

One of the first visible results at SPS implementation has been on forage production (quantity and the quality). Measured in tonnes of dry matter per hectare, forage production has increased by an average of 700% [...]

  • SPS management

SPS today: a modern management

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

The selection process of the work areas started from a prioritization of the most important regions in the country in terms of their environmental attributes such as the existence of ecosystems of global importance and [...]