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By Stephen R. Gliessman (auth.), Stephen R. Gliessman (eds.)

ISBN-10: 146123252X

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***e FACHGEBIET*** Agriculture, Agronomy, Forestry, Horticulture, Soil technology, Environmental technology (esp. Plant Ecology), Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Economics, ordinary source Economics, Sociology, and Anthropology ***INTERESSENTENGRUPPE*** Of curiosity to researchers, scholars, and pros within the above fields.- point: Technical ebook, Monograph ***URHEBER*** S.R.Gliessman, collage of California, Santa Cruz, CA (Ed.) ***TITEL*** Agroecology ***UNTERTITEL*** Researching the Ecological foundation for Sustainable Agriculture ***BIBLIOGRAPHISCHE-ANGABEN*** 1990. XIV, 380 pp. 87 figs. (Ecological reports. Eds.: W.D. Billings, F. Golley, O.L. Lange, J.S. Olson, H. Remmert. Vol. seventy eight) Hardcover DM 198,- ISBN 3-540-97028-2 ***CONTENTS*** Contents: Part I: simple Ecological innovations in Agroecosystems.- Part II: Agroecosystem layout and Management.- Index. ***LANGTEXT*** This e-book presents an creation to analyze ways within the rising interdisciplinary box of agroecology. It demonstrates in a sequence of overseas case experiences the way to mix the extra production-oriented concentration of the agronomist with the extra systems-oriented point of view of the ecologist. diverse methodologies for quantifying and comparing agroecosystem sustainability are awarded and analyzed. prime researchers within the box offer examples of the range and complexity of agroecological learn, starting from archeology to insect ecology, and view layout and administration of agroecosystems that span from the humid tropics to temperate areas. This well timed evaluate should be of significant worth to ecologists, agronomists, geographers, foresters, anthropologists, and others enthusiastic about constructing a sustainable foundation for land use, administration, and conservation around the world. ***RS-ENDE*** RS 11/89 PREX ***RS-NOTIZEN*** NY/Dr. Czeschlik

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