Get this from a library! Agroecologia: processos ecológicos em agricultura sustentável. [Stephen R Gliessman]. An internationally recognized leader in the field of agroecology, Stephen (Steve) Gliessman is the Alfred E. Heller Professor of Agroecology in UC Santa Cruz’s. Para alcanzar sostenibilidad la metodología agroecológica no solo se ancla en la Ecología, lo cual se describe en el trabajo, sino que Stephen R. Gliessman.
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For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the essential foundation for understanding sustainability in all of its components: It presents a case for food system change and why the current industrial model of food production and distribution is not sustainable.
Chapters on animal production and social change in food agroecloogia Updated case studies, references, websites, and new research Emphasis on how climate change impacts agriculture Greater focus on health issues related to food.
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It srephen examines all of the components of agroecosystem complexity, from genetics to landscapes and explores the transition process for glliessman sustainability and indicators of progress.
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However, if one is not familiar with all of the factors that can affect food production, it can be hard to recognize adaptive responses to those factors. Fortunately, this textbook provides an excellent broad introduction to the subject.
The book is well-written and contains many helpful figures and tables. Since the book is quite atephen, for a large volume from CRC Press, it is also ideal for individual reading by any ethnobotanist who could use a refresher course on the basics of ecology or sustainable agriculture.
Stephen R. Gliessman: Alfred E. Heller Professor of Agroecology, UC Santa Cruz
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Chapters on animal production and social change in food systems Updated case studies, references, websites, and new research Emphasis on how climate change impacts agriculture Greater focus on health issues related to food The book begins with a focus on the key ecological factors and resources that impact agricultural plants and animals as individual organisms.
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.
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