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Agroecology in Action

Extending Alternative Agriculture Through Social Networks

Agroecology in Action( )
Author: Warner, Keith Douglass
Foreword by: Kirschenmann, Fred
Series title:Food, Health, and the Environment Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2006
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

American agriculture has doubled its use of pesticides since the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in 1962. Agriculture is the nation's leading cause of non-point-source water pollution--runoffs of pesticides, nutrients, and sediments into streams, rivers, lakes, and oceans. In Agroecology in Action, Keith Douglass Warner describes agroecology, an emerging scientific response to agriculture's environmental crises, and offers detailed case studies of ways in which...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.513 x 8.853 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.933 Pounds

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