Integrated Resource Management - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124064102, 9780080924038

Integrated Resource Management

1st Edition

Agroforestry for Development

Editors: Charles Kidd David Pimental
eBook ISBN: 9780080924038
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124064102
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd December 2012
Page Count: 223
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Explains why a quality environment is essential for future agricultural and economic development
    Demonstrates that integrated resource management leads to sustainable and productive agriculture for development
  • Shows that certain agroforestry techniques conserve soil, water, energy, and biological resources and at the same time increase food and fuel supplies
  • Addresses the need for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and training to implement sound resource management policies and programs

Readership

Environmental scientists, ecologists, agricultural scientists, foresters, and crop scientists

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.

Details

No. of pages:
223
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1992
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080924038
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124064102

About the Editor

Charles Kidd

Affiliations and Expertise

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

David Pimental

Affiliations and Expertise

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.