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Glossary for agroforestry

Compiled and edited by Peter Huxley and Helen van Houten, International Centre for Research in Agroforestry - 1997

kaolinite

    An aluminosilicate mineral of the 1.1 crystal lattice group.

kilning

    Drying wood under controlled temperature and humidity.

kitchen garden

    See homegarden

k-selection

    Selective conditions that favour longevity of individuals at expense of reproductive capacity. A 'k-strategist' is a species adapted to maximum survival of individuals at expense of reproductive capacity. See also r-selection

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