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Agro-Ecological Farming Systems in China

Series: Man and the Biosphere Volume: 26

Edited By: Li Wenhua

433 pages, Figs, tabs

Parthenon Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #105256 | ISBN: 185070631X
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Documents the history, principles, models and assessment of ecological agriculture in China and its integrated farming system.


Introduction. Concept and principles of integrated farming system. Historical review. Classification of integrated farming system. Rotation, relay-intercropping and intercropping system of crops. Polyaquaculture in water body. Mixed standsafforestation. Agro-silviculture system. Tree-medicinal herbs intercropping. Cash tree/multiuse forest intercropping system. Integrated phyto-animal system. Integrated farming system in different scales. Integrated farming system in mountain ecosystem.Integrated farming system in wetland ecosystem. Integrated farming system in arid and semi-arid ecosystem. Agro-industry complex ecological engineering. Multi-component and multi-step use of energy resources. Systematic design for integrated farmingsystem. Analysis and assessment of integrated farming system. Perspective. Index.

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