Edizione: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Chapter 1. Ecology for sustainable and multifunctional agriculture.-
Chapter 2. Allelopathy: principles and basic aspects for agroecosystem control.-
Chapter 3. Conservation biological control of insect pests.-
Chapter 4. Application of conservation agriculture principles for the management of field crops pests.-
Chapter 5. Population Ecology of Aphid Pests Infesting Potato.-
Chapter 6. Organic carbon and ecosystem services in agricultural soils of the Mediterranean basin.-
Chapter 7. Long-term effects of fertilization on soil organism diversity.-
Chapter 8. Agroecological protection of mango orchards in La Réunion.-
Chapter 9. Drought and agricultural ecosystem services in developing countries.
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.
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.
Collana: Sustainable Agriculture Reviews
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 569 gr
Illustration Notes:87 Illustrations, black and white
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