Sustainable Agriculture Reviews

Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 28

Ecology for Agriculture

Editors: Gaba, Sabrina, Smith, Barbara, Lichtfouse, Eric (Eds.)

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  • Describes practical techniques for biological control in agriculture
  • Explains principles and limitations of the use of ecosystem services in agriculture
  • Applications are supported by numerous colour photos of pests and crops
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This book presents ecological principles and applications of managing biodiversity in agriculture to decrease pesticide use and produce safe food. Major topics include ecosystem services biological pest control, conservation agriculture, drought stress, and soil biodiversity, carbon and fertilisation.

About the authors

Dr. Sabrina Gaba is a Research Scientist at the National Institute for Agricultural Research, France. Her interests include the role of weeds in provisioning ecological services for food production, pollination and population regulation.

Dr. Barbara Smith is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience of Coventry University, UK.  Her interests include management of ecosystem service provision with a focus on pollination, and the impact of agricultural intensification on wild plants and insects.

Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Geosciences, Aix en Provence, France. His interests include soil carbon sequestration and scientific editing.


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 28
Book Subtitle
Ecology for Agriculture
Editors
  • Sabrina Gaba
  • Barbara Smith
  • Eric Lichtfouse
Series Title
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews
Series Volume
28
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-90309-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-90309-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-90308-8
Series ISSN
2210-4410
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 362
Number of Illustrations
87 b/w illustrations
Topics