Draws attention to the hydra-headed problem of attaining sustainability in agro-ecosystems of the tropical regions and attempts to shape future agricultural research in these regions, where, the author argues, there is an over-reliance on solutions practised in more temperate climes. Topics include: the potentials of leguminous crop cover systems for sustainable agricultural production, managing carbon and nitrogen in tropical organic farming, the management of the genetic diversity of maize, and the management of fire in agro-ecosystems in forest and savannah ecotypes in Nigeria.The International Conferences held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), during the year of 1 992, and in Leipzig (Germany) in 1 996, pointed to the ... It is known that such communities are mainly located in marginal areas, presenting problems related to adverse environmental conditions, with social and economic problems. ... genetic diversity of maize in agricultural communities in Brazil by a#39;Altair Toledo Kiachado.
|Title||:||Strategies and Tactics of Sustainable Agriculture in the Tropics|
|Author||:||M. Adetola Badejo|
|Publisher||:||College PressPub - 2004-01-01|