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Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 28


Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 28

Ecology for Agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, Band 28

von: Sabrina Gaba, Barbara Smith, Eric Lichtfouse

154,69 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 16.05.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9783319903095
Sprache: englisch

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This book presents ecological principles and applications of managing biodiversity in agriculture to decrease pesticide use and produce safe food. Major topics include ecosystem services biological pest control, conservation agriculture, drought stress, and soil biodiversity, carbon and fertilisation.
Chapter 1. Ecology for sustainable and multifunctional agriculture.-Chapter 2. Allelopathy: principles and basic aspects for agroecosystem control.-Chapter 3. Conservation biological control of insect pests.-Chapter 4. Application of conservation agriculture principles for the management of field crops pests.-Chapter 5. Population Ecology of Aphid Pests Infesting Potato.-Chapter 6. Organic carbon and ecosystem services in agricultural soils of the Mediterranean basin.-Chapter 7. Long-term effects of fertilization on soil organism diversity.-Chapter 8. Agroecological protection of mango orchards in La Réunion.-Chapter 9. Drought and agricultural ecosystem services in developing countries.
Dr. Sabrina Gaba is a Research Scientist at the National Institute for Agricultural Research, France. Her interests include the role of weeds in provisioning ecological services for food production, pollination and population regulation.

Dr. Barbara Smith is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience of Coventry University, UK.  Her interests include management of ecosystem service provision with a focus on pollination, and the impact of agricultural intensification on wild plants and insects.

Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Geosciences, Aix en Provence, France. His interests include soil carbon sequestration and scientific editing.
This book presents ecological principles and applications of managing biodiversity in agriculture to decrease pesticide use and produce safe food. Major topics include ecosystem services biological pest control, conservation agriculture, drought stress, and soil biodiversity, carbon and fertilisation.
Describes practical techniques for biological control in agricultureExplains principles and limitations of the use of ecosystem services in agricultureApplications are supported by numerous colour photos of pests and crops

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