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The Resource Balancing on a Planet : the Future of Food and Agriculture, David A. Cleveland

Balancing on a Planet : the Future of Food and Agriculture, David A. Cleveland

Label
Balancing on a Planet : the Future of Food and Agriculture
Title
Balancing on a Planet
Title remainder
the Future of Food and Agriculture
Statement of responsibility
David A. Cleveland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is an interdisciplinary primer on critical thinking and effective action for the future of our global agrifood system, based on an understanding of the system's biological and sociocultural roots. Key components of the book are a thorough analysis of the assumptions underlying different perspectives on problems related to food and agriculture around the world and a discussion of alternative solutions. David Cleveland argues that combining selected aspects of small-scale traditional agriculture with modern scientific agriculture can help balance our biological need for food with its e
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Cleveland, David Arthur
Dewey number
338.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9000.5
LC item number
.C585 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HD9000.5
NAL item number
.C585 2014
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
California studies in food and culture
Series volume
46
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  • Food industry and trade
  • Agricultural industries
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Food supply
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Agricultural industries
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food supply
  • Sustainable agriculture
Label
Balancing on a Planet : the Future of Food and Agriculture, David A. Cleveland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface: A Personal History; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: Agrifood Systems History and Future; 1 Eating Stardust: Population, Food, and Agriculture on Planet Earth; 2 Agricultural Revolutions; 3 Thinking Critically about Sustainable Agrifood Systems; 4 Sustainable Agrifood Systems: Three Emphases; PART TWO: Moving toward Sustainable Agrifood Systems: A Balancing Act; 5 Managing Evolution: Plant Breeding and Biotechnology; 6 Managing Agricultural Ecosystems: The Critical Role of Diversity
  • 7 Managing People: The Common Property Option8 The Big Solutions: Climate Change, Resource Cycles, and Diet; 9 The Big Solutions: Localizing Agrifood Systems; Appendix 1. Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Symbols; Appendix 2. Metric Units and Metric-English Unit Conversions; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
865508518
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 320 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520957084
Lccn
2013035775
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt59nkvm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865508518
Label
Balancing on a Planet : the Future of Food and Agriculture, David A. Cleveland
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface: A Personal History; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: Agrifood Systems History and Future; 1 Eating Stardust: Population, Food, and Agriculture on Planet Earth; 2 Agricultural Revolutions; 3 Thinking Critically about Sustainable Agrifood Systems; 4 Sustainable Agrifood Systems: Three Emphases; PART TWO: Moving toward Sustainable Agrifood Systems: A Balancing Act; 5 Managing Evolution: Plant Breeding and Biotechnology; 6 Managing Agricultural Ecosystems: The Critical Role of Diversity
  • 7 Managing People: The Common Property Option8 The Big Solutions: Climate Change, Resource Cycles, and Diet; 9 The Big Solutions: Localizing Agrifood Systems; Appendix 1. Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Symbols; Appendix 2. Metric Units and Metric-English Unit Conversions; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
865508518
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 320 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520957084
Lccn
2013035775
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt59nkvm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865508518

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