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Category: Science and Technology -> Science and Technology -> Inventory #15599
Applications of Systems Approaches at the Farm and Regional Levels Volume 1
Edited By Teng,P.S. Etc.
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Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Place: London
Year: 1997
ISBN: 0792342852
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Book Condition: Like New
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
Systems approaches for agricultural development are needed to determine rational strategies for the role of agriculture in national development. Mathematical models and computer simulation provide objective tools for applying science to determine and evaluate options for resource management at field, farm and regional scales. However, these tools would not be fully utilizable without incorporating social and economic dimensions into their application. The second international symposium, Systems Approaches for Agricultural Development, held in Los Banos, 6-8 December 1995, fostered this link between the bio-physical sciences and the social sciences in the choice of keynote papers and oral presentations, a selection of which is included in this book. The book's contents reflect how systems approaches have moved beyond the research mode into the application mode. The number and quality of interdisciplinary research projects reported from different parts of the globe, to determine land use options that will meet multiple goals and yet sustain natural resource bases, is a key indicator of this "coming of age". 468pp.
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