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Reading Assignments

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Textbooks ( 2 hr loan at Biosciences library)

 

Altieri, M.A. 1995  Agroecology: the science of sustainable agriculture. Westview Press

 

Gliessman, S.R. 1999  Agroecology: ecological processes in sustainable agriculture. Ann Arbor Press

 

 

Readings for Lecture

 

Sept 2 and 4th

http://www.agroeco.org/doc/update_30oct2007/Agroeco&ModernAg.pdf

http://www.foodfirst.org/node/1662

 

September 9 and 11th

http://www.agroeco.org/doc/new_docs/Agroeco_principles.pdf

 

 September 16 and 18th

 

 

Gliessman%2BCh2[1].pdf

http://www.agroeco.org/doc/ecolrolebiodiv.pdf

 

September 23 and 25th

 

biodyn-habitatmgmt.pdf 

 

weeds-Liebman.pdf

 

September 30 - October 2

 

disease management

http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/7252.pdf

 

 

soil management

http://www.attra.org/attra-pub/soilmgmt.html 

 

October 7-9

traditional agriculture

 

Link-ecolandTradFarmers.pdf 

 

October 14-16

 

http://currents.ucsc.edu/04-05/11-15/guthman.asp

 

guthman-calorganicfarming.pdf 

 

October 21-23

 

polycultures and modern agriculture

intrecrops-modern-ag.pdf 

 

agroforestry for temperate areas

 

agrofor-temperate areas.pdf 

 

October 30-Nov 6

 

NRMfinal.pdf 

 

agroeco-ruraldev-slowfood.pdf 

 

 November 10-14

 

on farm research : http://ofrf.org/grants/on-farm_research_guide.pdf

rapid rural appraisal : http://www.fao.org/docrep/W3241E/w3241e09.htm

http://www.iisd.org/casl/caslguide/rapidruralappraisal.htm

 

indicators of sustainability:

MESMIS.pdf

soil quality and plant health  biodyn-indicators.pdf

 

 

Readings for Section

 

 

For Monday Sept 8

From Food Rebellions to Foood Sovereinity.pdf

and

Patel Food Crisis 30 June 2008.doc

 

 For Monday September 15

 

Transgenic crops (summary due in section September 15)

 

For Monday  Sep 22

 

http://www.foodfirst.org/node/1712

 

env-energy benefits biofuesl.pdf 

 

 

biofuels-biodiv.pdf 

 

 For Monday September 29

 

AGRA : A new Green Revolution for Africa?

 

Pro: http://www.agra-alliance.org/content/news/detail/814

http://www.agra-alliance.org/content/news/detail/830/

 

CON: http://www.foodfirst.org/en/node/2176

 

agra-foodfirst.pdf 

 

For Monday October 6

 

Financial crisis and food 

 

http://www.foodfirst.org/en/node/2252

http://www.fpif.org/fpiftxt/5560

 

For Monday October 13

 

Climate change and agriculture

 

http://www.greenpeace.org/international/press/reports/cool-farming-full-report

http://www.climateandfarming.org/clr-cc.php

 

 

For Monday October 20

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/12/magazine/12policy-t.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

 

For Monday October 27

 

Rescuing organic farming from a corporate model

 

rescuingorgag.doc 

 

 http://www.mindfully.org/Food/2006/Whole-Foods-Pastoral2006.htm

 

For Monday November 10

 

Ecoagriculture  pros and cons

 

ecoagvsagroeco.pdf 

 

ecoag.pdf   pages 19-24

 

 

 

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