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 J. A. Cardina and Fredrick J. Hitzhusen and Isaac Bayoh and Richard H. Moore and Jason Shaw Parker and Benjamin R. Stinner and Deborah H. Stinner and Casey W. 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… Expand

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