Sustainable Agroecosystem Management: Integrating Ecology, by Patrick J. Bohlen,Gar House

By Patrick J. Bohlen,Gar House

Emphasizes Centrality of the surroundings Perspective

Sustainable administration of agroecosystems within the 21st century faces unparalleled demanding situations. holding the surroundings whereas feeding a burgeoning inhabitants that may succeed in 9 billion via mid-century, protecting the world’s biodiversity, and maintaining agriculture in an more and more city international is an enormous undertaking.

Avoiding basic prescriptions for the appliance of ecological rules to agriculture, Sustainable Agroecosystem administration: Integrating Ecology, Economics, and Society emphasizes the ongoing centrality of the atmosphere point of view, and the necessity to combine ecological, monetary, and social concerns in agroecosystem technological know-how and management.

Truly Interdisciplinary in Scope

With contributions from distinctive leaders within the box of sustainable agriculture, this authoritative e-book first delineates the current and destiny demanding situations agroecosystems face. It then stories the real contributions made by means of Dr. Ben Stinner, a pioneer within the box of agroecosystem ecology. supplying old history of makes an attempt to attach the ecological and agricultural sciences, this standard-setting source highlights contemporary efforts to combine normal and social technological know-how views. It additionally examines the demanding situations for constructing built-in methods to agroecosystem management.

Through numerous case reviews with worldwide functions, the textual content makes it abundantly transparent that merely technological techniques are inadequate for fixing the meals structures difficulties of the long run. It explores sensible cutting edge thoughts, guidelines, and study wishes essential to improve administration techniques that emphasize complete approach productiveness, diversify agricultural operations, and maintain a number of services, together with ecological integrity.

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