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  • noun Plural form of agroecosystem.

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  • More than 70 years ago, Sir Albert Howard foresaw many of the problems that would result from the over-zealous application of science to the vast biological and social complexities of agroecosystems.

    Robert J. Cabin: The Environmental Consequences Of Religious Scientism

  • More than 70 years ago, Sir Albert Howard foresaw many of the problems that would result from the over-zealous application of science to the vast biological and social complexities of agroecosystems.

    Robert J. Cabin: The Environmental Consequences Of Religious Scientism

  • Nitrogen fertilizer can increase soil organic matter because nitrogen is often limited in agroecosystems.

    Soil carbon sequestration fact sheet

  • Today, the várzea is used for agriculture and forestry by smallholder farmers, and their systems tend to be biologically diverse agroecosystems.

    Purus varzea

  • The production systems of small holder farmers tend to be biologically diverse agroecosystems with a strong tree component, so land degradation does not generally occur where small-scale farmers live.

    Gurupa varzea

  • Today much of the várzea is used for agriculture and managed forest by smallholder farmers, but their systems tend to be biologically diverse agroecosystems.

    Iquitos varzea

  • The production systems of smallholder farmers tend to be biologically diverse agroecosystems with a strong tree component, so land degradation does not generally occur where small-scale farmers live.

    Monte Alegre varzea

  • Yields of desired products from agroecosystems may be reduced by attacks of animal herbivores and microbial patho­gens, above and below ground, and by competition with weeds.

    Ecosystems and Human Well-being~ Biodiversity Synthesis~ Key Questions on Biodiversity in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

  • The basis of these ecological benefits lies in the fact that including trees and other woody species in agroecosystems changes the structure, diversity, and functioning of these systems, making them more like natural ecosystems than traditional types of agriculture which do not include trees and other woody species.

    Agroforestry

  • In addition to enhancing the biological productivity of agroecosystems, the addition of woody species often results in enhanced economic returns.

    Agroforestry

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