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Long-Term Farming Systems Research

Ensuring Food Security in Changing Scenarios

Long-Term Farming Systems Research - ISBN: 9780128181867
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (20-05-2020)
Genre: Landbouw en natuurlijke omgeving
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Long-Term Farming Systems Research: Ensuring Food Security in Changing Scenarios presents the legacy and heritage of Long-Term Experiments (LTEs) in Agriculture while also addressing the challenges and potential solutions. The book discusses how LTEs form an important asset in understanding agriculture s significant influence on life on earth. As global governments and development agencies try to achieve the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, this book s content is of unprecedented importance, providing insights into the interactions of agricultural production with ecological, economic and societal aspects.

In this regard, this book offers a thorough resource of information based on experiences from various ongoing LTEs in different parts of the world. The contextual variety and geographic diversity presented in this book makes it useful for agricultural and environmental scientists, as well as students and educators in such fields.


From the Editors: "Thanks to the excellent panel of our contributing authors, in this book, we have attempted to offerthe widest possible thematic and geographical coverage on LTEs. Experts from different institutions leading LTEs across the globe have provided their perspectives on different aspects of LTEs, not only highlighting the unique knowledge contribution of LTEs, but also discussing the unique challenges of effectively managing LTEs and maintaining their relevance to changing scenarios. We hope that this book will offer something for everyone interested in the history, present and future of our agroecosystem."

  • Provides a comprehensive resource of information generated in various LTEs across the globe, with a focus on various aspects of farming systems, crop management practices, plant, soil and human nutrition as well as on capacity development
  • Presents a holistic view on interactions of agricultural production and its relationship to the environment and society
  • Identifies challenges and lessons learned from different LTEs and provides recommendations for potential solutions


Titel: Long-Term Farming Systems Research
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 224
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Publicatiedatum: 2020-05-20
NUR: Landbouw en natuurlijke omgeving
Afmetingen: 235 x 191
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780128181867
Intern nummer: 44975828

Extra informatie

A comprehensive resource detailing long-term agricultural experiments and their impact on farming practices, global economics and the environment


I. From the Editors' Desk

- Preface - Long-term experiments in agriculture: Stages, challenges and precautions

II. Lessons for Agricultural Development

1. Long-term agricultural research at Rothamsted 2. Implementation and management of the DOK long-term system comparison trial 3. Pursuing agroecosystem resilience in a long-term Mediterranean agricultural experiment 4. Challenges of maintaining relevance to current agricultural issues in a long-term cropping establishment experiment in Canterbury, New Zealand 5. Integration of efficient farm enterprises for livelihood security of small farmers

III. Maximizing Outcomes Through Networking and Capacity Development

6. Building capacity from Glenlea, Canada's oldest organic rotation study 7. Testing long-term impact of agriculture on soil and environment in Poland 8. Geographical network: Legacy of the Soviet era long-term field experiments in Russian agriculture 9. Managing long-term experiment data: A repository for soil and agricultural research 10. Long-term experiments on agroecology and organic farming: The Italian LTE network


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