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Introduction to Agroecology. The Agroecosystem Concept. Plants and Environmental Factors. The Plant. Humidity and Rainfall. Ernesto Mendez, Christopher M. There has been a recent emergence in research activity on the ecology of agricultural systems.
After a long history of separation and lack of interaction, ecologists and agronomists have begun to … Continue Reading. Conservation of tropical biodiversity in agricultural landscapes has become more important as the area covered by natural ecosystems decreases. We analyzed the effects of local livelihoods, … Continue Reading. In the past several years, researchers, educators, policymakers, and activists have initiated sustainable agriculture programs and efforts the world over.
Stephen R. Gliessman
This was before John learned to dominate Spanish, and before I understood what the heck he was talking about! John has had profound impact on my formation first as an ecologist, and then, my formation as an agroecologist. We are both what might be called self-proclaimed agroecologists. This began with the basic question of why is there more diversity in the tropics that we asked over and over again in OTS Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach courses from It moved from questions about nature to questions about agriculture during my sojourn as resident farmer ecologist at Finca Loma Linda in Coto Brus, Costa Rica in , and visits from his team of ecologists beginning to ask questions about how ecology and agriculture could mix. We linked forces when we tried to bring agroecology into OTS in and with the Tropical Agroecology summer course in Costa Rica.
Agroecología: procesos ecológicos en agricultura sostenible