Traditional agroforestry systems practiced in Lahaul (Lahaul & Spiti) and Kinnaur districts of Himachal Pradesh

Traditional agroforestry systems prevalent in Lahaul area was agri-silvicultural system. Generally five agroforestry systems were identified i.e. agri-horticultural, agri-silvicultural, agri-silvi-pastoral, pastoral-silviculture and pastoral-horticulture. Whereas in District Kinnaur most prevalent agro-forestry system was agri-horticultural. Four agroforestry models were identified i.e. agri-horticultural, agri-silvicultural, pastoral-silvicultural and pastoral-horticultural. Major tree species of the areas were Salix, Poplar and Apple.