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Agricultural ecology General

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  • Agroecology and Strategies for Climate Changeby Eric Lichtfouse

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 223.52

    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...

  • Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystemsby T. R. New

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    This account explores how to promote biodiversity without compromising agricultural production in highly managed agricultural ecosystems. more...

  • Agroecosystem Sustainabilityby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 132.95

    Agroecologists from around the world share their experiences in the analysis and development of indicators of agricultural sustainability in Agroecosystem Sustainability: Developing Practical Strategies. The authors build on the resource-conserving aspects of traditional, local, and small-scale agriculture while at the same time drawing on modern ecological... more...

  • Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communitiesby Cornelia Flora

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 132.95

    There is an increasing realization among biophysical scientists that human behavior drastically impacts the degree to which sound agroecosystems are implemented. Written by an international team of experts assembled by a leading rural sociologist, Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities shows how human behavior impacts agroecosystems... more...

  • Structure and Function in Agroecosystem Design and Managementby Masae Shiyomi; Hiroshi Koizumi

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 194.95

    Structure and Function in Agroecosystem Design and Management presents an advanced discussion of the need to design agricultural systems that 1) increase reliance on biological interactions in agroecosystems as a means of decreasing dependence on the use of large quantities of agrochemicals and the consumption of fossil fuel energy and 2) continue... more...

  • Tropical Agroecosystemsby John H. Vandermeer

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 172.95

    Tropical areas present ecological, cultural and political problems that demand analysis that is distinct from general ecological analysis. The tropical environment is special in many ways, from the lack of a biological down season (winter), to generally poor soil conditions, to a reliance on traditional methods of agriculture in an undeveloped society.... more...

  • Agroecosystems in a Changing Climateby Paul C.D. Newton; R. Andrew Carran; Grant R. Edwards; Pascal A. Niklaus

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 159.95

    Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate considers the consequences of changes in the atmosphere and climate on the integrity, stability, and productivity of agroecosystems. The book adopts a novel approach by bringing together theoretical contributions from ecologists and the applied interpretations of agriculturalists. Drawing these two approaches... more...

  • Natural Resource Management in Agricultureby B. Shiferaw; H.A. Freeman; S.M. Swinton

    CABI 2004; US$ 120.00

    Discusses the features and methodological difficulties of NRM impact assessment. This book examines the strengths and weaknesses of various impact assessment approaches, including econometric, bio-economic, and more direct methods. It also assesses and identifies data requirements for developing impact indicators. more...

  • Ecology in Agricultureby Louise E. Jackson

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 102.00

    Agricultural crops are prominent features of an increasing number of variously perturbed ecosystems and the landscapes occupied by these ecosystems. Yet the ecology of agricultural-dominated landscapes is only now receiving the scientific attention it has long deserved. This attention has been stimulated by the realization that all agriculture must... more...

  • Agroecological Economicsby Paul Wojtkowski

    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...