Agroecology as a science, a movement and a practice. A review

  title={Agroecology as a science, a movement and a practice. A review},
  author={Alexander Wezel and St{\'e}phane Bellon and Thierry Dor{\'e} and Charles Francis and Dominique Vallod and Christophe David},
  journal={Agronomy for Sustainable Development},
  • A. WezelS. Bellon C. David
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Biology, Political Science
  • Agronomy for Sustainable Development
Agroecology involves various approaches to solve actual challenges of agricultural production. Though agroecology initially dealt primarily with crop production and protection aspects, in recent decades new dimensions such as environmental, social, economic, ethical and development issues are becoming relevant. Today, the term ‘agroecology’ means either a scientific discipline, agricultural practice, or political or social movement. Here we study the different meanings of agroecology. For that… 

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