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Roots of farm future

An article that describes how trees can play an important role for agriculture, not only to help productivity, but also to prepare for climate change and improve the local environment.

Year of Publication2010

The case for the integration of more trees into productive agricultural landscapes as a tool in agricultural adaptation to climate change and the delivery of wider public goods is outlined in terms of: water management; shade and shelter; emissions reduction.

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Organisation Logo for Woodland Trust

Conservation charity dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage

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