Biodiversity : function and assessment in agricultural areas . A review

  title={Biodiversity : function and assessment in agricultural areas . A review},
  author={Boris CLERGUEa and Bernard AMIAUDa and Frank PERVANCHONb and Françoise LASSERRE-JOULINa and Sylvain PLANTUREUXa},
  • Boris CLERGUEa, Bernard AMIAUDa, +2 authors Sylvain PLANTUREUXa
  • Published 2005
Biodiversity has become a central concept in agronomical research since the Rio de Janeiro summit in 1992. Agricultural areas include a unique biological diversity which is the basis of human activities. Conservation of this biodiversity in agricultural and protected areas is therefore fundamental and requires an operational approach. Biodiversity is a complex entity which can be spread over several levels (genes, species, ecosystems and ecological processes) and can be related to three main… CONTINUE READING
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