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  1. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John H. Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    Landscapes are frequently seen as fragments of natural habitat surrounded by a 'sea' of agriculture. But recent ecological theory shows that the nature of these fragments is not nearly as important for conservation as is the nature of the matrix of agriculture that surrounds them. Local extinctions...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Tropical Agroecosystems

    Edited by John H. Vandermeer

    Series: Advances in Agroecology

    Tropical areas present ecological, cultural and political problems that demand analysis that is distinct from general ecological analysis. The tropical environment is special in many ways, from the lack of a biological down season (winter), to generally poor soil conditions, to a reliance on...

    Published December 3rd 2002 by CRC Press

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