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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The experts from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and others discussed the issues and prospects agroecology in the Central Asian countries.
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Sustainable agriculture practices, and in particular agroecology, can help protect bees by reducing exposure to pesticides and helping to diversify the agricultural landscape.
Agroecology, based on both ancestral knowledge and scientific research, is the only answer to save the lives of farmworkers and the future of humanity.
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The Government must ensure future trade deals protect British farmers and do not undermine them by allowing imports of food produced with lower welfare or environmental standards, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agroecology said.