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The roots of trees retain topsoil, the nutrient-filled layer of dirt that nourishes
whatever you plant in it. Trees keep that good earth in place. And trees keep the
cycle of rainfall going. They absorb the rain from the skies, and then the sun
heats it ...
Joachim knows he can plant beans and millet and other crops in among the trees
, but he worries about rain. "Trees need so much water, and there is so little of it
these days," he says. "I'm afraid that if I plant the trees and there isn't enough rain
"The objections to tree planting are general ones, as related to Rick Scott [a
CARE agroforestry administrator] by the priest [one of the progressive priests in
the Northwest]. It is claimed that trees dry out the soil and that farmers should be ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review