Integrated Resource Management

Agroforestry for Development

Edited by

  • Charles Kidd, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  • David Pimental, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

Written to help bring agriculture's "Green Revolution" to the third world, Integrated Resource Management includes overviews of current agricultural production systems and their alternatives, demographics on mortality and population growth, soils, erosion, water availability, sustainable integrated agroforestry systems and behavioral adaptations.
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Environmental scientists, ecologists, agricultural scientists, foresters, and crop scientists.


Book information

  • Published: March 1992
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-406410-2

Table of Contents

Overview:C.V. Kidd, Food Production.P. Demeny, D. Meadows, and C.V. Kidd, Population Change: Global Trends and Future Implications.Soil and Water Resources:F. Troeh and D. Pimentel, Soil and Land.E. Clark, D. Pimentel, and F. Troeh, Soil Erosion.P. Riley, D. Pimentel, and C.V. Kidd, Water.Productive Sustainable Systems: Agroforestry:R. Winterbottom, Integrated Resource Management Systems--Definition and Assessment.J. Gritzner and D. Pimentel, Examples, Case Studies, and Models.P. Oram and D. Pimentel, Research Challenges: Ecosystems and Economics.L. Fortmann, Social Aspects of Resource Management Systems.E. Boulding, A Sociological Analysis of Alternative Agriculture.Summary:C.V. Kidd, Observations and Conclusions.Appendix: Committee on Population, Resources, and the Environment.