AF -Agroforestry- Design

AF, Agroforestry Design

The term “agroforestry system” or “food forestry” refers to polyculture practices that include trees. The term “agroforestry system” or “food forestry” refers to polyculture practices that include trees. a system in which the components complement each other to form a resilient and adaptable system to diverse and unpredictably changing conditions

Why trees?

Trees are an important part of every farm. There are distinct benefits to using them.

  • Trees lower the temperature of the environment
  • Trees produce shade to reduce soil temperature
  • Trees produce biomass
  • Trees provide shelter for beneficial life
  • Trees can provide timber products and fruits/nuts.
  • Trees prevent erosion
  • Trees can be used for bio-drainage
  • Trees reduce the wind speed
  • Trees host microorganisms on their roots

Planting and managing them in a correct way will be beneficial to any farm.

AF-system design for a fruit farm in Egypt.

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