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Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)

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Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture,
  • Life Sciences - Biological Diversity,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy - Crop Science,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Plants - General,
  • Agricultural systems,
  • Agrobiodiversity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGero Benckiser (Editor), Sylvia Schnell (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12231484M
    ISBN 101574445898
    ISBN 109781574445893

    The ecological role of biodiversity in agroecosystems Miguel A. Altieri systems, biodiversity performs ecosystem services beyond production of food, fiber, fuel, and income. agricultural systems that make effective use of sun-light, soil nutrients, rainfall, and biological resources. Agriculture and biodiversity management are inextricably intertwined because biological resources constitute a primary input to agricultural production systems, and most existing agricultural products have evolved through selection and collection of plant and animal species (Cohen and Potter, ).

    The topics addressed in this book are of vital importance to the survival of humankind. Agricultural biodiversity, encompassing genetic diversity as well as human knowledge, is the base upon which agricultural production has been built, and protecting this resource is critical to ensuring the capacity of current and future generations to adapt to unforeseen challenges. Agriculture is the largest contributor to biodiversity loss with expanding impacts due to changing consumption patterns and growing populations. Agriculture destroys biodiversity by converting natural habitats to intensely managed systems and by releasing pollutants, including greenhouses by:

    Agricultural biodiversity is a sub-set of general ise known as agrobiodiversity, agricultural biodiversity is a broad term that includes "the variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels that sustain the ecosystem structures, functions and processes in and around production systems, and that provide food and non. This art book contains over color photographs by Marzio Marzot, documenting information on traditional food production systems, scientific details and notes from a journey through one of the world' s outstanding region: the Lake Chad Basin in Africa. It provides an insight into the life and customs of the local farmers, fishermen and pastoralists who foster, maintain and utilize.


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Providing a comprehensive and highly practical exploration of the subject, Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems examines abiotic ecosystem diversity and biological complexity at every relevant level.

Leading researchers detail subspecies diversity, covering ecotypes, lifecycles, genes, physiology, and : $ Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems provides important information for those involved with researching and implementing sustainable agricultural systems, as well as those addressing specific challenges related to soil degradation, water management, and climatic cturer: CRC Press.

Providing a comprehensive and highly practical exploration of the subject, Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems examines abiotic ecosystem diversity and biological complexity at every relevant level. Leading researchers detail subspecies diversity, covering ecotypes, lifecycles, genes, physiology, and behavior.

Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems - CRC Press Book While modern science has always recognized the central role that biodiversity plays in the ecological processes that maintain the Earth's equilibrium, our increasing knowledge of nature has deepened our appreciation of this principle.

Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems provides important information for those involved with researching and implementing sustainable agricultural systems, as well as those addressing specific challenges related to soil degradation, water management, and climatic impacts.

Providing a comprehensive and highly practical exploration of the subject, Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems examines abiotic ecosystem diversity and biological complexity at every relevant level.

Leading researchers detail subspecies diversity. Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems. DOI link for Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems.

Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems book. Edited By Gero Benckiser, Sylvia Schnell. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 19 July Pub.

location Boca Raton. Imprint CRC Press. DOI https Cited by: Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems View larger image. By: Gero While modern science has always recognized the central role that biodiversity plays in the ecological processes that maintain the Earth's equilibrium, our increasing knowledge of nature has deepened our appreciation of this principle.

those involved with. Explores the diversity of agricultural production systems including the geno/phenotype diversity through plant breeding. This title collects data on soil space diversity and species richness of microbial communities such as bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, and Tardigrada.

BIODIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURE Download Biodiversity And Agriculture ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems examines abiotic ecosystem diversity and biological complexity at every relevant level.

Leading researchers detail subspecies diversity, covering ecotypes, lifecycles, genes, physiology. "Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems" takes a look at how farmers manage, maintain, and benefit from biodiversity in agricultural production systems.

The volume includes the most recent research and developments in the maintenance of local diversity at Pages:   Published in three other languages and growing, Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems takes a look at how farmers manage, maintain, and benefit from biodiversity in agricultural production systems.

The volume includes the most recent research and developments in the maintenance of local diversity at the genetic, species, and ecosystem levels. Book Description: Published in three other languages and growing, Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems takes a look at how farmers manage, maintain, and benefit from biodiversity in agricultural production systems.

The volume includes the most recent research and developments in the maintenance of local diversity at the genetic, species, and ecosystem levels. agricultural planning. Governments are now promoting sustainable agriculture production through the adoption of sound technologies.

Efforts have been directed at natural resource conservation, but the importance of biodiversity in agricultural systems had not been fully appreciated. Biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA) is, in turn, the subset of biodiversity that contributes in one way or another to agriculture and food production.

It includes the domesticated plants and animals that are part of crop, livestock, forest or aquaculture systems, harvested forest and aquatic species, the wild relatives of domesticated. IE/1/ BiodiVerSity & ecoSySteM SerViceS in AgriculturAl Production SySteMS ISBN 9 Agroecology is the science of applying ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable food systems.* t focuses on the interactions i between plants, animals, humans and the environment.

AbstractAgriculture is the largest contributor to biodiversity loss with expanding impacts due to changing consumption patterns and growing populations.

Agriculture destroys biodiversity by converting natural habitats to intensely managed systems and by releasing pollutants, including greenhouses gases.

Food value chains further amplify impacts including through energy use, transport and by: Sustainable horticultural systems are based on ecological principles to farm, optimizes pest and disease management approaches through environmentally friendly and renewable strategies in production agriculture.

It is a discipline that addresses current issues such as food security, water pollution, soil health, pest control, and biodiversity. agriculture. Biodiversity is apparent in the variety of plants and animals farmers raise, but less obvious are the countless soil biota, pollinators, and natural enemies of pests and diseases that support agricultural production.

When we look at an agricultural system as an ecosystem with particular niches, biodiversity is an important part of theFile Size: 84KB. Agricultural biodiversity is the diversity of crops and their wild relatives, trees, animals, microbes and other species that contribute to agricultural production.

This diversity - which results from thousands of years of interactions among people and the environment - is a key. Food system-based approaches to addressing these problems that could enhance food availability and diet quality through local production and agricultural biodiversity often fall outside the traditional scope of nutrition, and have been under-researched.

Agricultural biodiversity is a broad term that includes all components of biological diversity of relevance to food and agriculture, and all components of biological diversity that constitute the agricultural ecosystems, also named agro-ecosystems: the variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms, at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels, which are necessary to sustain.Agricultural activities such as tillage, drainage, intercropping, rotation, grazing and extensive usage of pesticides and fertilizers have significant implications for wild species of flora and by: