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Revista mexicana de ciencias agrícolas

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VAZQUEZ CALVO, Marco Antonio et al. Lorena stoves: firewood use and vegetation conservation. Rev. Mex. Cienc. Agríc [online]. 2016, vol.7, n.spe16, pp.3159-3172. ISSN 2007-0934.

The study area includes the communities of Santa Ana and Santa María Tamazola the municipality of La Concepcion, Jolalpan, Puebla. As field instruments semistructured interviews, participant observation and discussions with key informants were used. Among the findings he highlighted the Lorena stove is a new technology installed inside rural households that are saving significant amounts of firewood and impacting positively on the economy and health of families. The average fuel savings with lorena stove is estimated at 25.84% compared to the traditional stove. From 2009 to date they have been left to cut 40 trees per farm family that adopted Lorena stove. There is now greater conservation of vegetation.

Keywords : wood energy; wood use and conservation of vegetation.

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