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Sustainable agroecosystem management [electronic resource] :integrating ecology, economics, and society / editors, Patrick J. Bohlen and Gar House.

Contributor(s): Bohlen, P. J. (Patrick J.) | House, Garfield J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelComputer fileSeries: Advances in agroecology: 14.Publisher: Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: xix, 301 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781420052152 (e-book : PDF); 9781420052145.Call number: 630 S964 Subject(s): Agricultural ecology | Sustainable agriculture | Sustainable developmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access.
Contents:
Agroecosystem management for the 21st century: sustaining ecosystems, economies and communities in a time of global change / Patrick J. Bohlen and Garfield J. House -- Evolution of agroecosystem management in the life of Benjamin R. Stinner: a reflection on his journey and legacy / Deborah Stinner -- The ecological integration of the social and natural sciences in the Sugar Creek method / Richard Moore -- Rethinking the first principles of agroecology: ecological, social, and economic / John Ikerd -- Potential for a new generation of biodiversity in agroecosystems / Fred Kirschenmann -- The necessity and possibility of an agriculture where nature is the measure / Wes Jackson ... [et al.] -- Energy and human population growth: the role of agriculture / David Pimentel -- Beyond systems thinking in agroecology: holons and the problems of boundary and change / William Bland and Michael Bell -- Biological buffering vs. the green revolution: is modern agriculture exempt from the laws of ecology? / Larry Phelan -- Agroecosystem integrity and the internal cycling of nutrients / Michelle Wander -- The role of biodiversity in agronomy and agroecosystem management in the coming century / Daniel Hillel and Cynthia Rosenzweig -- Long-term consequences of biological and biogeochemical changes in the horseshoe bend long-term agroecosystem project / David C. Coleman ... [et al.] -- Challenges and benefits of developing multifunctional agroecosystems / John Westra and George Boody -- Conceptual model for integrating ecological and economic aspects of sustainability in agroecosystems: an example from subtropical grazing lands / Patrick J. Bohlen and Hilary Swain -- Principles of dynamic integrated agricultural systems / Gretchen Sassenrath ... [et al.] -- Participatory approaches and stakeholder involvement in sustainable agriculture research / Karin Eksveard ... [et al.] -- Retro-fitting suburban landscapes to support sustainable agriculture / Gar House.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Agroecosystem management for the 21st century: sustaining ecosystems, economies and communities in a time of global change / Patrick J. Bohlen and Garfield J. House -- Evolution of agroecosystem management in the life of Benjamin R. Stinner: a reflection on his journey and legacy / Deborah Stinner -- The ecological integration of the social and natural sciences in the Sugar Creek method / Richard Moore -- Rethinking the first principles of agroecology: ecological, social, and economic / John Ikerd -- Potential for a new generation of biodiversity in agroecosystems / Fred Kirschenmann -- The necessity and possibility of an agriculture where nature is the measure / Wes Jackson ... [et al.] -- Energy and human population growth: the role of agriculture / David Pimentel -- Beyond systems thinking in agroecology: holons and the problems of boundary and change / William Bland and Michael Bell -- Biological buffering vs. the green revolution: is modern agriculture exempt from the laws of ecology? / Larry Phelan -- Agroecosystem integrity and the internal cycling of nutrients / Michelle Wander -- The role of biodiversity in agronomy and agroecosystem management in the coming century / Daniel Hillel and Cynthia Rosenzweig -- Long-term consequences of biological and biogeochemical changes in the horseshoe bend long-term agroecosystem project / David C. Coleman ... [et al.] -- Challenges and benefits of developing multifunctional agroecosystems / John Westra and George Boody -- Conceptual model for integrating ecological and economic aspects of sustainability in agroecosystems: an example from subtropical grazing lands / Patrick J. Bohlen and Hilary Swain -- Principles of dynamic integrated agricultural systems / Gretchen Sassenrath ... [et al.] -- Participatory approaches and stakeholder involvement in sustainable agriculture research / Karin Eksveard ... [et al.] -- Retro-fitting suburban landscapes to support sustainable agriculture / Gar House.

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