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This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Agroecology field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution comes as a separate chapter complete in itself but directly related to the book's topics and objectives. The target audience comprises scholars and specialists in the field.

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AgroecologyEdited by Vytautas Pilipavicius

Published: June 10th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58736

ISBN: 978-953-51-2130-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5400-6

Copyright year: 2015

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15938 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations


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1. Agricultural Systems in IGAD Region — A Socio-Economic Review

By Osman Babikir, Solomon Muchina, Ameha Sebsibe, Adan Bika, Agol Kwai, Caroline Agosa, George Obhai and Samuel Wakhusama


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2. Characterization of Industrial Highly Organic Wastewater to Evaluate Its Potential Use as Fertilizer in Irrigation of Agricultural Land

By Esteban Jácome Sandoval and Martin H. Bremer-Bremer


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3. Wastes in Building Materials Industry

By Marinela Barbuta, Roxana Dana Bucur, Sorin Mihai Cimpeanu, Gigel Paraschiv and Daniel Bucur


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4. Soil Salinity Control in Irrigated Land with Agricultural Drainage Systems

By Carlos Chávez, Carlos Fuentes, Fernando Brambila and Nami Morales-Durán


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5. Seeds of Change — Plant Genetic Resources and People’s Livelihoods

By Thomas Hilger, Iris Lewandowski, Bastian Winkler, Barbara Ramsperger, Paulo Kageyama and Carlos Colombo


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6. Challenges and Opportunities in Estimating the Value of Goods and Services in Temperate Grasslands — A Case Study of Prairie Grasslands in Manitoba, Canada

By Suren Kulshreshtha, Michael Undi, Jing Zhang, Mohammad Ghorbani, Karin Wittenberg, Ashley Stewart, Esther Salvano, Ermias Kebreab and Kimberly Ominski


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7. Modelling of Best Management Practices in Agricultural Areas

By Youn Shik Park, Kyoung Jae Lim, Jae E. Yang and Ki-Sung Kim


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8. Effluent Cleaning, Greener Catalysts and Bioecomaterials from Agricultural Wastes

By A.M. Martínez Serrano, M. Ramos, M. Yates, M.A. Martin-Luengo, F. Plou, J.L. Lacomba, G. Reilly, C. Vervaet, P. Muñoz, G. Garcia, J.L. Tarterra, B. Fite, A. Urtzainki, M.C. Vidal, E. Sáez Rojo, L. Vega Argomaniz, A. Civantos and V. Zurdo


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