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Seeds of sustainability : lessons from the birthplace of the Green Revolution

Author: Pamela A Matson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers an analysis of agricultural development and transitions toward more sustainable management in one region. Suitable for researchers, policymakers, and students alike, this title examines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela A Matson
OCLC Number: 868233847
Notes: El. reprodukcija.
Description: xviii, 292 str. : ill., maps.
Contents: Why the Yaqui Valley? An introduction / Pamela Matson and Walter Falcon --
A brief history of the Yaqui Valley / Ashley Dean --
Looking for "win-wins" in intensive agriculture / Pamela Matson, Rosamond Naylor, and Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio --
Ecosystems and land use change in the Yaqui Valley: does agricultural intensification "spare land for nature"? / Pamela Matson and Peter Jewett --
Linking knowledge with action for sustainable development: A case study of change and effectiveness / Ellen McCullough and Pamela Matson --
Exploring vulnerability in the Yaqui Valley human-environment system / Pamela Matson, Amy Luers, and Ellen McCullough --
From wheat to waves and back again: connections between the Yaqui Valley and the Gulf of California / Michael Beman and Amy Luers --
The Yaqui Valley's agricultural transition to a more open economy / Rosamond Naylor and Walter Falcon --
Agricultural research and management at the field scale / Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio and David Lobell --
Nitrogen in the Yaqui Valley: sources, transfers, and consequences / Toby Ahrens ... [et al.] --
Water resources management in the Yaqui Valley / Gerrit Schoups ... [et al.] --
Lessons learned / Pamela Matson, Rosamond Naylor, and Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio.
Other Titles: Lessons from the birthplace of the Green Revolution
Responsibility: edited by Pamela A. Matson.

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