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- Urzúa, Johanna, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of sustainable forestry 2017 v.36 no.8 pp. 764-786
- Fabaceae; arid lands; biodiversity; bioenergy; bioremediation; crops; ecosystems; functional foods; invasive species; medicinal properties; mineral content; nitrogen fixation; soil minerals; sustainable development; trees; woody plants
- ... Woody leguminous species are valuable crops because of their nutritional, economic, and ecological characteristics. Such crops have aided in the recovery of marginal lands for agricultural development due to their ability to fix nitrogen, control erosion, and act as a refuge for other species, in addition to their capacity to improve soil mineral composition and microbial biodiversity. Nevertheles ...