Case Study of an Integrated Framework for Quantifying Agroecosystem Health

  title={Case Study of an Integrated Framework for Quantifying Agroecosystem Health},
  author={K. Vadrevu and J. Cardina and F. Hitzhusen and Isaac Bayoh and R. Moore and J. Parker and B. Stinner and D. Stinner and C. Hoy},
  • K. Vadrevu, J. Cardina, +6 authors C. Hoy
  • Published 2007
  • Geography
  • Ecosystems
  • 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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