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Information and communication technologies for biodiversity conservation and agriculture

Lisa Maurer

Information and communication technologies for biodiversity conservation and agriculture

by Lisa Maurer

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Published by Shaker Verlag in Aachen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication in agriculture,
  • Information technology,
  • Biodiversity conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesICT-ENSURE
    StatementLisa Maurer, Klaus Tochtermann (eds.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH77.3.C65 I54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25306453M
    ISBN 103832284591
    ISBN 109783832284596
    LC Control Number2011516817
    OCLC/WorldCa764635820

    Conservation Agriculture is a farming system that promotes minimum soil disturbance (i.e. no tillage), maintenance of a permanent soil cover, and diversification of plant species. It enhances biodiversity and natural biological processes above and below the ground surface, which contribute to increased water and nutrient use efficiency and to improved and sustained crop production.   Conservation biologists must increasingly look beyond their typical network of biological specialists to experts in engineering, food science, information technology, agriculture, medicine, robotics, mathematics, architecture, and other fields to find technological solutions to aid them in their efforts to curb the threats to biodiversity and.

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