Climate Smart Agriculture Sourcebook


Thermal growing season

Period of time during which plants can grow.

Total end-use energy consumption

It includes direct energy used at the operational level primarily on farm (for example for irrigation, land preparation and harvesting) and in processing plants, as well as indirect energy that is not directly consumed to operate farms, in fishing or processing plants but required to manufacture other inputs such as machinery, fertilizers and pesticides.

Tree tenure

Rights to own, inherit, plant, use, and dispose of trees.