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Book: Agroecosystems Analysis, Agronomy Monograph 43, 2004
Published by: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America


Leading scientists look beyond the simple production paradigm and present a more holistic approach aimed at ensuring sustainability through understanding the biological, ecological, economic, and social dimensions of agroecosystems. Detailed analyses include multidimensional thinking, multifunctional economic analysis, whole-farm planning, agricultural conservation at the landscape scale, agroecosystem functions that benefit society, and ecological morality. Farmers, researchers, teachers, students, and policymakers will appreciate the diverse examples included, as well as the study questions and glossary.

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