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Functional Agrobiodiversity: The Key to Sustainability?

Barberi, Paolo (2013) Functional Agrobiodiversity: The Key to Sustainability? In: Bhullar, Gurbir S. and Bhullar, Navreet K. (Eds.) Agricultural Sustainability - Progress and Prospects in Crop Research. Elsevier (Academic Press), London, Waltham, San Diego, chapter 1, pp. 3-20.

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Section I
Agricultural Biodiversity, Organic Farming, and
New Crops
1. Functional Agrobiodiversity: The Key to Sustainability?
Paolo Bàrberi
1. Introduction 3
2. Agricultural Sustainability at the Onset of the Third Millennium 4
3. Agrobiodiversity: A Conceptual Framework 4
3.1 Genetic Agrobiodiversity 5
3.2 Species Agrobiodiversity 6
3.3 Ecosystem Agrobiodiversity 7
3.4 Limitations of the OECD Definition of Agrobiodiversity 7
4. From Agrobiodiversity to Functional Agrobiodiversity 8
4.1 Functional Biodiversity: A Plethora of Definitions 8
4.2 Functional Agrobiodiversity: A Methodological Approach 9
5. Functional Agrobiodiversity in Practice 11
5.1 Genetic Agrobiodiversity 11
5.2 Species Agrobiodiversity 12
5.3 Ecosystem Agrobiodiversity 14
6. Functional Agrobiodiversity: Opportunities and Bottlenecks 15
6.1 What Could Favor Functional Agrobiodiversity? 15
6.2 What Could Hinder Functional Agrobiodiversity? 16
7. Conclusions 17
Acknowledgements 17
References 17

EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:TILMAN-ORG, Agrobiodiversity, functional agrobiodiversity, sustainable organic cropping systems, reduced tillage
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Soil tillage
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > TILMAN-ORG
Italy > Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa
Related Links:http://www.tilman-org.net/
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:22214
Deposited On:15 Jan 2013 09:44
Last Modified:15 Jan 2013 09:44
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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