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The Science of Sustainable Agriculture, Second Edition

By Miguel A. Altieri

Perseus (for Hbg), Paperback, 9780813317182, 448pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1995


"This new edition builds on the explosion of research on sustainable agriculture since the late 1980s. By separating myth from reality, Miguel Altieri extracts the key principles of sustainable agricul"

About the Author
Miguel A. Altieri is associate professor and associate entomologist, Laboratory of Biological Control, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also general coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme s Sustainable Agriculture Networking and Extension Programme and technical advisor to the Latin American Consortium on Agroecology and Development."