Agroecology is defined as the application of ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable agroecosystems. This definitive book provides the theoretical and conceptual framework for the study and analysis of agroecosystems.
The author builds upon the understanding of the complex factors of the environment as they affect agricultural crops and animals. It examines concepts at a systems level, focusing on interactions and interrelationships on the population, community, and ecosystem levels.
Informative case studies demonstrate how ecology can be applied to agriculture. Each chapter concludes with questions to ensure a complete understanding of the information. Recommended readings are provided for those interested in advanced study.
- Published: 1997
- Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press,
- ISBN-10: 1575040433
- ISBN-13: 978-1575040431
- Dewey Decimal: 630.277
- ECHO Library: 630.277 GLI