Human interactions with tropical agroecosystems

an introduction to human ecology research on Southeast Asian agricultural systems

Publisher: East-West Environment and Policy Institute, East-West Center] in [Honolulu

Written in English
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Statementedited by A. Terry Rambo and Percy E. Sajise.
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Pagination418 p.
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Written by an international team of experts assembled by a leading rural sociologist, Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities shows how human behavior impacts agroecosystems both positively and negatively and provides an understanding of alternative ways of working with human communities to increase agroecosystem : Hardcover.

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Subjects include: (1) a classification of tropical agro-ecosystems; (2) pest management in Mesoamerican agro-ecosystems; (3) the potential for using mycorrhizal biology to improve the sustainability of agro-ecosystems; (4) technological change and biodiversity in the rubber agro-ecosystem of Sumatra.

The development of appropriate agroecosystems for TWCs must be built on knowledge of the resident organisms and their interactions. The complexity of tropical ecosystems means that well-developed Author: Daniel Janzen.

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Introduction: human ecology research on tropical agriculture in Southeast Asia. What is agroecosystem and why is it worthy of study. Human ecology research by social scientists on tropical agroecosystems. The tropical rain forest as an ecosystem. Ecology and evolution of agriculture in Southeast Asia.

Population ecology. Human population and agroecosystems. Tropical Agroecosystems - CRC Press Book Tropical areas present ecological, cultural and political problems that demand analysis that is distinct from general ecological analysis.

The tropical environment is special in many ways, from the lack of a biological down season (winter), to generally poor soil conditions, to a reliance on traditi. introduce the human ecology perspective and systems analysis in the study of tropical agroecosystems. Chapters 4 throug which constite Pa(t II on 'Topical an Disciplinard Perspectives,y wit" specifih deal aspectc osf the natural and huma aspectn osf tropical agroecosystems.

Tropical areas present ecological, cultural and political problems that demand analysis that is distinct from general ecological analysis.

The tropical environment is special in many ways, from the lack of a biological down season (winter), to generally poor soil conditions, to a reliance on traditional methods of agriculture in an undeveloped sociBook Edition: 1st Edition. Part V. Applied Ant Ecology: Agroecosystems, Ecosystem Engineering and Restoration Services and disservices of ant communities in tropical cacao and coffee agroforestry systems Yann Clough, Stacy Philpott and Teja Tscharntke Ant-plant-herbivore interactions in northern neotropical agroecosystems Inge Armbrecht and Ivette Perfecto Below-ground interactions in tropical agroecosystems: concepts and models with multiple plant components.

Description This book provides a synthesis of. The agriculture is mainly monsoon-dependent in tropical agroecosystems that have brought it at crossroads due to the climate change scenario and its effect on the extreme climatic events (Srivastava et al., a).

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Lescano; Part : ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Ch. Introduction / John Vandermeer --Ch. -Plant Interactions in Tropical Agriculture / Luis Garcia-Barrios --Ch. Management in Mesoamerican Agroecosystems / Luko Hilje, Carlos M.

Araya and Bernal E. Valverde --Ch. ng Mycorrhizae for Sustainable. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Tropical agroecosystems. Boca Raton: CRC Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) This book provides a synthesis of plant-soil-plant interactions from the plot to landscape scale.

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The overall subject of the book is said to be the study of human interactions with tropical agroecosystems. Human ecology is described as a "conceptual perspective'' or "framework" ideally used by "transdisciplinary" teams of.

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Titles. Biotic interactions are also at the heart of nutrient cycling and important mediators of nutrient availability. The identification of soil organisms and the structure and composition of soil food webs has increased greatly in recent times, as has our ability to measure fluxes of nutrients as they cycle through different components of the by: Dent, Daisy H.

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The implications of biodiversity loss for the global environment have been widely discussed, but only recently has attention been paid to its direct and serious effects on human health. Biodiversity loss affects the spread of human diseases, causes a loss of medical models, diminishes the supplies of raw materials for drug discovery and biotechnology, and threatens food production and water 5/5(1).

Agroecology (a-grō-ē-ˈkä-lə-jē) is the study of ecological processes applied to agricultural production systems. Bringing ecological principles to bear can suggest new management approaches in term is often used imprecisely.

Agroecologists study a variety of agroecosystems. The field of agroecology is not associated with any one particular method of farming, whether it Product(s): food, ecosystem services.

The book, although not comprehensive, covers many aspects and examples in addressing these issues. Six chapters will be of particular interest to readers of Ecology and Society. The second chapter, which has a bevy of authors, looks at human disruptions of element interactions, including drivers, consequences, and trends in the 21st century.Multiple element interactions and ecosystem productivity with emphasis on micronutrients in tropical agroecosystems / Holm Tiessen and Chao Sang Part IV: Atmosphere Element interactions and trace gas exchange / Torben R.

Christensen and Michael Keller.agroecosystems approach as a mechanism of scientific intervention in the harvest of edible wild mushrooms This essay aims to provide a framework and review on the status of the multiple facets and interactions in the process of harvesting wild edible mushrooms as a natural element of ecosystems.