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Global agro-ecological assessment for agriculture in the 21st century

Global agro-ecological assessment for agriculture in the 21st century

methodology and results

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Published by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Laxenburg, Austria, Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural ecology.,
  • Crops and climate.,
  • Sustainable agriculture

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGünther Fischer ... [et al.].
    SeriesRR -- 02-02, Research report (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) -- RR-02-02.
    ContributionsFischer, Günther., International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS598.7 .G59 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19156525M
    ISBN 103704501417

      Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century-National Research Council Includes bibliographical references Understanding agricultural sustainability -- A pivotal time in agriculture -- Improving productivity and environmental sustainability in U.S. farming systems -- Economic and social dimensions of the sustainability of farming practices and approaches -- .


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