Request PDF on ResearchGate | Agroecology: The Ecology of Food Systems Stephen R. Gliessman at University of California, Santa Cruz. Stephen R. Gliessman, University of California Santa Cruz. I am an agroecologist who integrates science, practice, and social activism. After earning my. Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems. Front Cover. Stephen R . Gliessman. CRC Press, – Technology & Engineering – pages.
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Case for Fundamental Change in Agriculture. Reviews “Agroecology may be an unfamiliar concept to some, since our culture often treats agriculture and ecology as completely separate subjects, with common agricultural practices bearing no resemblance to the natural patterns that ecologists study.
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The book then delves into power and control of food systems by agribusiness, and the need to develop a new paradigm that moves beyond production and explores issues of food justice, equity, food security and sovereignty. The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the essential foundation for understanding sustainability in all of its components: Agronomists and biologists, as well as general scholars and people interested by sustainability as an attitude or life style wi11learn about how to put principles into cropping and whole food chain practice.
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