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Agroecology:3rd : the Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems

Author: Stephen R Gliessman
Publisher: Bosa Roca : CRC Press INC, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this growing field, 'Agroecology' develops the understanding of environmental factors and complexities affecting agricultural crops and animals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Gliessman
ISBN: 9781439895610 1439895619
OCLC Number: 904416742
Description: 405 p.
Contents: Introduction to AgroecologyCase for Fundamental Change in AgricultureAgroecology and the Agroecosystem ConceptPlants and Abiotic Factors of the EnvironmentThe PlantLightTemperatureHumidity and RainfallWindSoilWater in the SoilFireA More Complete Autecological PerspectiveBiotic FactorsThe Environmental ComplexHeterotrophic OrganismsSystem-Level InteractionsPopulation Ecology of AgroecosystemsGenetic Resources in AgroecosystemsSpecies Interactions in Crop CommunitiesAgroecosystem DiversityDisturbance, Succession, and Agroecosystem ManagementAnimals in AgroecosystemsEnergetics of AgroecosystemsLandscape DiversityThe Transition to SustainabilityConverting to Ecologically Based ManagementIndicators of SustainabilityBringing about a Sustainable World Food SystemAgriculture, Society, and AgroecologyCommunity and Culture in the Remaking of the Food SystemFrom Sustainable Agroecosystems to a Sustainable Food SystemGlossaryReferencesIndex
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Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this growing field, 'Agroecology' develops the understanding of environmental factors and complexities affecting agricultural crops and animals

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