Case Study of an Integrated Framework for Quantifying Agroecosystem Health

  title={Case Study of an Integrated Framework for Quantifying Agroecosystem Health},
  author={Krishna Prasad Vadrevu and John Cardina and Fred J. Hitzhusen and Isaac Bayoh and Richard Moore and Jason L. Parker and Ben Stinner and Deb Stinner and Casey Hoy},
Agroecosystem health derives from a combination of biophysical and socioeconomic conditions that jointly influence such properties as productivity, sustainability, stability, and equitability. In this case study, we describe and analyze a method to quantify agroecosystem health through a combination of geographically referenced data at various spatial scales. Six key variables were hypothesized to provide a minimum set of conditions required to quantify agroecosystem health: soil health… CONTINUE READING


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