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Macro-Challenges

  • Paul Wojtkowski
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Chapter Commentary

There is a strong argument to be made that biodiversity-based agroecology is superior, on almost all fronts, to conventional agriculture. Having explained the rudiments of agroecology, this chapter examines some of the other challenges, controversies, views, and opportunities that frame an agro-future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Wojtkowski
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  1. 1.Universidad de ConcepciónPittsfieldUSA

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