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  • Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Securityby E. Boelee

    CABI 2013; US$ 145.00

    Water protection, food production and ecosystem health are worldwide issues. Changes in the global water cycle are affecting human well-being in many places, while widespread land and ecosystem degradation, driven by poor agricultural practices, is seriously limiting food production. Understanding the links between ecosystems, water, and food production... more...

  • Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Second Editionby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 49.95

    Agroecology is defined as the application of ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable food systems. Offering step-by-step guidance for structured investigation, Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Second Edition reviews ecological concepts and principles in an agricultural setting and provides in-depth,... more...

  • Agroecologyby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 85.95

    Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this continually evolving field, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Second Edition explores environmental factors and complexities affecting agricultural crops and animals. Completely revised, updated, and reworked, the second edition contains new data, new readings, new issues... more...

  • Ecological Consequences of Increasing Crop Productivityby Anatoly I. Opalko; Larissa I. Weisfeld; Sarra A. Bekuzarova; Nina A. Bome; Gennady E. Zaikov

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from several perspectives, examines alternative energy sources,... more...

  • Agriculture and the Environmentby

    Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 5.99

    The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform. more...

  • Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainabilityby Noureddine Benkeblia

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment. Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability explores... more...

  • Agroecologyby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95

    Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the essential foundation for understanding sustainability... more...

  • The Ecology of Agricultural Landscapesby Stephen K. Hamilton; Julie E. Doll; G. Philip Robertson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99

    The latest volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research series, presenting two decades of research on the sustainability of temperate, row-crop ecosystems in the Midwestern United States. more...

  • Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Agroecosystemsby Mario Giampietro

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    Ecologists, agronomists, and others who may question the validity of current models for determining sustainable growth of agroecosystems, need a new set of analytical tools that more effectively address the complex nature of related processes. Those who challenge traditional assumptions of optimization and static factors in agricultural modeling demand... more...

  • The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North Americaby Lisa F. Clark

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North America explores the political dynamics of the remarkable transition of organic food from a ‘fringe fad’ in the 1960s to a multi-billion dollar industry in the 2000s. Taking a multidisciplinary, institutionalist approach that integrates social movement theory, public policy analysis and value... more...