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Main Title Pilot analysis of global ecosystems : agroecosystems /
Author Wood, Stanley.
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Sebastian, Katherine L.
Scherr, Sara J.
Batjes, N. H.
Publisher World Resources Institute,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 46316397
ISBN 1569734577; 9781569734575
Subjects Agricultural ecology. ; Biodiversity conservation. ; Agrobiodiversity conservation. ; Soil conservation. ; Sustainable agriculture. ; Land capability for agriculture. ; Economia agrícola. ; Agricultura sustentável. ; èOkosystemforschung ; Agrarèokosystem ; Biological diversity conservation ; Ecologie agricole ; Biodiversite--Conservation ; Biodiversite agricole--Conservation ; Sols--Conservation ; Agriculture durable ; Potentiel agricole ; Economia agricola.--larpcal ; Agricultura sustentavel.--larpcal
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EJBM  QH541.5.F7P464 2000 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/24/2004
Collation xii, 5, 110 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-94).
Contents Notes
Agroecosystems: Executive Summary -- Key Findings and Information Issues -- Recommendations for the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment -- Agricultural Intensification -- Environmental Concerns -- The Policy Challenge -- Agricultural Extent and Agricultural Land Use Changes -- Location and Extent of Global Agriculture -- Agricultural Land Use Balances and Trends -- Agricultural Land Use Dynamics -- Agroecosystem Characterization within the PAGE Global Agricultural Extent -- Global Agricultural Land Uses: Information Status and Needs -- Food, Feed, and Fiber -- Global Production Patterns -- Input Intensity of Agricultural Production Systems -- Status and Trends in Yields and Production Capacity -- The Value of Outputs -- Enhancing the Capacity of Agroecosystems to Produce Food, Feed, and Fiber -- Summary of Indicators and Data -- Soil Resource Condition -- Global Patterns of Soil Constraints -- Soil Quality Status and Change -- Soil Organic Matter -- Soil Nutrient Dynamics -- Interpreting Regional and Global Soil Quality -- Enhancing the Capacity of Soils to Provide Goods and Services -- Summary of Indicators and Data -- Water Services -- Condition of Rainfed Agroecosystems -- Condition of Irrigated Agroecosystems -- Agricultural Effects on Water Quality -- Agricultural Effects on Water Supply -- Summary of Indicators and Data -- Biodiversity -- Status of Land Conversion to Agricultural Use -- Status of Natural Habitat within Agricultural Landscapes -- Status of Wild Biodiversity in Agroecosystems -- Status of Agricultural Diversity -- Enhancing the Capacity of Agroecosystems to Support Biodiversity -- Summary of Indicators and Data -- Carbon Services -- Status of Carbon Stocks -- Status and Trends of Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Enhancing the Capacity of Agroecosystems to Provide Carbon Services -- Summary of Indicators and Data.