Request PDF on ResearchGate | Agroecology: The Ecology of Food Systems Stephen R. Gliessman at University of California, Santa Cruz. Stephen R. Gliessman, University of California Santa Cruz. I am an agroecologist who integrates science, practice, and social activism. After earning my. Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems. Front Cover. Stephen R . Gliessman. CRC Press, – Technology & Engineering – pages.

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Landscape Diversity and Agroecosystem Management. Add to Wish List. Account Options Sign in. The country you have selected will result in the following: Contents Case for Fundamental Change in Agriculture. Water in the Soil. Genetic Resources in Agroecosystems.

Reviews “Agroecology may be an unfamiliar concept to some, since our culture often treats agriculture and ecology as completely separate subjects, with common agricultural practices bearing no resemblance to the natural patterns that ecologists study. The book begins with a focus on the ggliessman ecological factors and resources that impact agricultural plants and animals agroecoloyg individual organisms.


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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lgiessman to Ecologically Based Management. The author clearly delineates the importance of using an ecosystem framework for determining if a particular agricultural practice, input, or management decision contributes or detracts from sustainability. The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region.

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Exclusive web offer for individuals. Completely revised, updated, and reworked, the second It presents a case for food system change and why the current industrial model of food production and distribution is not sustainable.

The book concludes with a call to action so that research and education can link together for transformative change in our food systems.

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