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- CRC Press 2003; US$ 121.95
Learn how the principles and practices of landscape agroecology can help to overcome drought, flooding, poor soil, damaging winds, plant diseases, plant-eating insects, and more! Examining the concepts, conventions, and components that underlie the ecology of human-managed landscapes, this is the first book to address landscape agroecology. Incorporating... more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 130.00
The objectives of this title are to review assessments made on the environmental effects of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and to judge the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the European Union. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00
China?s leaders face the daunting challenge of feeding the world?s largest population with limited resources. China?s per capita endowment of arable land is low and water scarcity is of particular concern. Not only is China?s endowment of water resources extremely low, but it is also badly distributed, with the North China Plain having one of the lowest... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 20.00
En las últimas dos décadas el enfoque agroecológico se ha ido difundiendo en América Latina, captando progresivamente la atención de varios sectores, desde los ámbitos más académicos pasando por varias instituciones públicas y privadas, y las propias organizaciones y movimientos sociales. Este libro es fruto... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 86.95
Agroecology is the science of applying ecological concepts and principles to the design, development, and management of sustainable agricultural systems. Agroecological economics, a subsection of agricultural economics, evaluates the ecological consequences of agricultural methods on the economic scale. Agroecological economics considers green engineering... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00
Agricultural systems are no longer evaluated solely on the basis of the food they provide, but also on their capacity to limit impacts on the environment, such as soil conservation, water quality and biodiversity conservation, as well as their contribution to mitigating and adapting to climate change. In order to cope with these multiple service functions,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 96.00
Governments are increasingly aware of the importance of monitoring and evaluating their policies − including agri-environmental policies − and are devoting efforts to strengthening their monitoring and evaluation systems and capacities. They aim to improve their performance by establishing evidence-based policy-making, evidence-based management... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.95
This book represents an interdisciplinary approach to the relevant aspects of agricultural production related to the interactions between natural processes, human activities and the environment. It provides condensed and comprehensive knowledge on the functions of various agroecosystems at the field, landscape and global scale. Understanding and integrating... more...