Agricultural Ecology: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Agricultural Ecology

1st Edition

By Joy Tivy

Routledge

296 pages

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Description

This book analyses the nature of the relationships between crops, livestock and the bio-physical environment, and the extent to which man has managed and modified the products and environment to suit his/her own particular needs.

Table of Contents

1. The agro-ecosystem. 2. Crops. 3. Agroclimate. 4. The cultivated soil. 5. Nutrient cycling. 6. Agricultural productivity. 7. Domestic livestock. 8. Land capability for agriculture. 9. Pastoral farming. 10. The humid tropical lowlands. 11. Rice. 12. Dryland agriculture. 13. Irrigation agriculture. 14. Intensive agriculture. 15. Agriculture and the environment.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General