SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.25 número1Effect of storage on the physiological quality of eggplant seeds (Solanum melongena L.)Root knot nematodes associated with papaya crop (Carica papaya L.) in department of Córdoba, Colombia índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Não possue artigos similaresSimilares em SciELO
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google

Compartilhar


Agronomía Colombiana

versão impressa ISSN 0120-9965

Resumo

DAMATTA, Fabio  e  RODRIGUEZ, Nelson. Sustainable production of coffee in agroforestry systems in the Neotropics: an agronomic and ecophysiological approach. Agron. colomb. [online]. 2007, vol.25, n.1, pp.113-123. ISSN 0120-9965.

Coffee is native to tropical Africa, where it is believed to have evolved as understorey trees. For this reason, the early plantations were shaded by planting overstorey trees to simulate their natural habitat. It was found afterwards that, in many situations, coffee could grow well without shade and generally out-yields shaded coffee. These facts have led to the abandonment of shading as a regular cultural practice in several coffee regions throughout the world. Anyway, the question of whether the coffee tree would benefit or suffer from an association with shelter trees has been disputed for more than a century. In this review, agronomic and ecophysiological aspects of coffee (Coffea arabica) production under shade (agroforestry) or at full solar exposure are examined.

Palavras-chave : Coffea arabica; shading; solar full exposure; gas exchange; productivity.

        · resumo em Espanhol     · texto em Espanhol     · Espanhol ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons