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The Resource Agroecology : the ecology of sustainable food systems, Stephen R. Gliessman, with Eric W. Engles

Agroecology : the ecology of sustainable food systems, Stephen R. Gliessman, with Eric W. Engles

Label
Agroecology : the ecology of sustainable food systems
Title
Agroecology
Title remainder
the ecology of sustainable food systems
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Gliessman, with Eric W. Engles
Title variation
Ecology of sustainable food systems
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gliessman, Stephen R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agricultural ecology
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Agricultural systems
Label
Agroecology : the ecology of sustainable food systems, Stephen R. Gliessman, with Eric W. Engles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sec. I. Introduction to agroecology -- Case for fundamental change in agriculture -- Agroecology and the agroecosystem concept -- Sec. II. Plants and abiotic factors of the environment -- The plant -- Light -- Temperature -- Humidity and rainfall -- Wind -- Soil -- Water in the soil -- Fire -- Sec. III. A more complete autecological perspective -- Biotic factors -- The environmental complex -- Heterotrophic organisms -- Sec. IV. System-level interactions -- Population ecology of agroecosystems -- Genetic resources in agroecosystems -- Species interactions in crop communities -- Agroecosystem diversity -- Disturbance, succession, and agroecosystem management -- Animals in agroecosystems -- Landscape diversity -- Sec. V. The transition to sustainability -- Converting to ecologically based management -- Indicators of sustainability -- Sec. VI. Bringing about a sustainable world food system -- Agriculture, society, and agroecology -- Community and culture in the remaking of the food system -- From sustainable agroecosystems to a sustainable food system
Control code
ocn744303838
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Third edition
Extent
xvii, 371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439895610
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014021526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)744303838
Label
Agroecology : the ecology of sustainable food systems, Stephen R. Gliessman, with Eric W. Engles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sec. I. Introduction to agroecology -- Case for fundamental change in agriculture -- Agroecology and the agroecosystem concept -- Sec. II. Plants and abiotic factors of the environment -- The plant -- Light -- Temperature -- Humidity and rainfall -- Wind -- Soil -- Water in the soil -- Fire -- Sec. III. A more complete autecological perspective -- Biotic factors -- The environmental complex -- Heterotrophic organisms -- Sec. IV. System-level interactions -- Population ecology of agroecosystems -- Genetic resources in agroecosystems -- Species interactions in crop communities -- Agroecosystem diversity -- Disturbance, succession, and agroecosystem management -- Animals in agroecosystems -- Landscape diversity -- Sec. V. The transition to sustainability -- Converting to ecologically based management -- Indicators of sustainability -- Sec. VI. Bringing about a sustainable world food system -- Agriculture, society, and agroecology -- Community and culture in the remaking of the food system -- From sustainable agroecosystems to a sustainable food system
Control code
ocn744303838
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Third edition
Extent
xvii, 371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439895610
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014021526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)744303838

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