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Agricultural ecology General

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  • Ecosystem Services from Agriculture and Agroforestryby Fabrice DeClerk; Jean Francois Le Coq; Bruno Rapidel; John Beer

    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...

  • Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Agroecosystemsby Mario Giampietro

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystemsby T. R. New

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 71.00

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

  • Agroecosystem Sustainabilityby Stephen R. Gliessman

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 125.95

    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...

  • Tropical Agroecosystemsby John H. Vandermeer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 164.95

    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...

  • Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communitiesby Cornelia Flora

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 125.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • Agriculture and climate beyond 2015by Floor Brouwer; Bruce A. McCarl

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Explores key interactions between changes in agriculture, patterns of land use and efforts to reduce greenhouse emissions from agriculture. This volume is based on inter-disciplinary science and policy interactions, exploring the way land use may aid in addressing or be affected by the onset of climate change and alterations in food demand. 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...