agroecology

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ag·ro·e·col·o·gy

 (ăg′rō-ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The application of ecology to agriculture, as in the conservation of soil and water resources, the minimization of pollution, and the use of natural fertilizers and pesticides.

ag′ro·ec′o·log′i·cal (-ĕk′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, -ē′kə-) adj.
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Monitoring of radionuclide content in agroecosystem components, agricultural production and ichthyofauna, Meteorological regime observations and calculations of meteorological parameters of the site of the Belarusian NPP, monitoring of the content of radionuclides of tritium and carbon-14 in surface atmospheric air.
All this can be encapsulated in the aforementioned concept of agrobiosystem developed in 1961, and the subsequent concept of agroecosystem.
Composition, abundance and pest control potential of spider communities in agroecosystem.
The articulated lands of Ethiopia with the unique topography created following tectonic movements and numerous geological events attributes to the diverse agroecosystem.
This makes essential to know the existing parasitoid species of Trichogramma, their host insects and the associated plants in a given agroecosystem.
Despite difficulties encountered in the field, Union engineers and commanders continued to believe that they could control nature and engage with the South's agroecosystem in order to turn it to their advantage.
Changes arising from environmental management type in an agroecosystem can reduce the possibility of maintaining a large number of species (Tscharntke et al.
Agroecosystem characteristics that have been targeted for improvement through ecological intensification include fertilizer and water uptake efficiencies, greenhouse gas emissions, soil quality including nutrient stocks and organic matter, and crop loss to insects and pathogens.