Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture

posted 19 Jun 2011, 09:57 by Marco Tessarotto   [ updated 5 Jun 2012, 09:24 by Maurizio G. Paoletti ]
Paoletti M.G., Gomiero T. and Pimentel D. (eds.) 2011. Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture. Crit. Rev. Plant Sciences, 30 (1-2): 1-237


Special Issue: Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture

  1. Foreword: Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture
    Dennis J. Gray and Robert N. Trigiano

  2. Towards A More Sustainable Agriculture Introduction to the Special Issue
    Maurizio G. Paoletti, Tiziano Gomiero, and David Pimentel

  3. Is There a Need for a More Sustainable Agriculture?
    Tiziano Gomiero, David Pimentel, and Maurizio G. Paoletti

  4. Resources and Cultural Complexity: Implications for Sustainability
    Joseph A. Tainter

  5. Food for Thought: A Review of the Role of Energy in Current and Evolving Agriculture
    David Pimentel

  6. Food Security and Fossil Energy Dependence: An International Comparison of the Use of Fossil Energy in Agriculture (1991–2003)
    Nancy Arizpe, Mario Giampietro, and Jesus Ramos-Martin

  7. Ecology in Sustainable Agriculture Practices and Systems
    C. A. Francis and P. Porter

  8. Pest Control in Agro-ecosystems: An Ecological Approach
    George Ekstr ̈om and Barbara Ekbom

  9. Environmental Impact of Different Agricultural Management Practices: Conventional vs. Organic Agriculture
    Tiziano Gomiero, David Pimentel, and Maurizio G. Paoletti

  10. An Heuristic Framework for Identifying Multiple Ways of Supporting the Conservation and Use of Traditional Crop Varieties within the Agricultural Production System
    Devra I. Jarvis, Toby Hodgkin, Bhuwon R. Sthapit, Carlo Fadda, and Isabel Lopez-Noriega

  11. Agroecosystem Management and Nutritional Quality of Plant Foods: The Case of Organic Fruits and Vegetables
    K. Brandt, C. Leifert, R. Sanderson, and C. J. Seal

  12. Edible and Tended Wild Plants, Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Agroecology
    Nancy J. Turner, Łukasz Jakub Łuczaj, Paola Migliorini, Andrea Pieroni, Angelo Leandro Dreon, Linda Enrica Sacchetti, and Maurizio G. Paoletti

  13. Innovative Education in Agroecology: Experiential Learning for a Sustainable Agriculture
    C. A. Francis, N. Jordan, P. Porter, T. A. Breland, G. Lieblein, L. Salomonsson, N. Sriskandarajah, M.Wiedenhoeft, R. DeHaan, I. Braden, and V. Langer