Agroecosystems in a changing climate.9780849320880
Agroecosystems in a changing climate.
Ed. by Paul C.D. Newton et al.
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Advances in agroecology
Combining theories from ecologists and interpretations of agriculturists, this shows scientists how to find phenomena beyond first-order responses in creating sustainable agricultural/ecological systems. With both long-term and short term goals in mind, the contributors of these articles that double as coherent chapters cover resource supply and demand, including climate change effects, nutrient and water demand of plants under global climate change, symbiotic symbiotic /sym·bi·ot·ic/ (sim?bi-ot´ik) associated in symbiosis; living together.
Of, resembling, or relating to symbiosis. nitrogen fixation nitrogen fixation
Any natural or industrial process that causes free nitrogen in the air to combine chemically with other elements to form more reactive nitrogen compounds such as ammonia, nitrates, or nitrites. Soil microorganisms (e.g. , background food webs, herbivory and nutrient cycling, and sustainability of crop production systems; those on pest, weeds and diseases cover plant performance and implications for plant production dynamics and species composition, fungi, tropic interactions and future problems; and those on the capacity to adapt include knowing the difference between acclimation acclimation /ac·cli·ma·tion/ (ak?li-ma´shun) the process of becoming accustomed to a new environment.
1. and adaptation and breeding plants to suit the changing environment. Three examples include marginal tropical animal production, biological control and the evolution of pathogens under elevated carbon dioxide carbon dioxide, chemical compound, CO2, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is about one and one-half times as dense as air under ordinary conditions of temperature and pressure. .
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