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What Won’t Work: Misguided Mimicry of Natural Ecosystems

R. Ford Denison

in Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139500
eISBN:
9781400842810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139500.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter considers four ideas—suggested by Wes Jackson and Jon Piper in the classic paper, “The necessary marriage between ecology and agriculture”—for how agriculture might attempt to mimic ... More


Technological Innovation in Urban Agriculture: Examples from Protected and Semiprotected Cultivation

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers examples of technological innovation in protected and semi-protected cultivation in urban agriculture. Greenhouse cultivation began in Cuba as an import-substitution effort in ... More


Conservation and Sustainable Management of Agroecosystems

Nicola P. Randall and Barbara Smith

in The Biology of Agroecosystems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198737520
eISBN:
9780191800948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737520.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the role of farm management in biodiversity conservation (and the potential conflicts and synergies between them). It addresses the question of the relationship between ... More


Land Resources and Constraints to Crop Production

D. J. Greenland and P. J. Gregory

in Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People: A Challenge to Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195113129
eISBN:
9780197561119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195113129.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Several assessments have been made which indicate that if adequate inputs are used, the extent of land resources is sufficient to support a world population in excess of 8 billion (Buringh and Van ... More


Soil and the Grower

Richard Bardgett

in Earth Matters: How soil underlies civilization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199668564
eISBN:
9780191918339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668564.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

“Throughout history few things have mattered more to humans than their relationship with soil. This is a bold statement, but since the dawn of civilization, the use of soil to grow crops has been ... More


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