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Title: The Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems PDF
Url: http://casfs.ucsc.edu/
Publisher: University of California, Santa Cruz.
Description: The mission of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz is "to research, develop and advance sustainable food and agricultural systems that are environmentally sound, economically viable, socially responsible, nonexploitative, and that serve as a foundation for future generations." First-time visitors to the site may wish to start by reading through their newsletter, "The Cultivar", and then proceeding to their "Research" area where they can learn more about their ongoing investigations into the sociology of sustainable food systems and the agroecology of farm landscapes. Most visitors will want to look at the "Publications" area as well. Here they can learn more about organic gardening through primers that cover garlic, apple trees, peas, and more. Additionally, this section of the site also has factsheets on building fertile soil, making compost, and non-chemical snail and slug control.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Agricultural ecology (General)
Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- General works -- Special aspects of agriculture as a whole, A-Z -- Sustainable agriculture
Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Melioration: Improvement, reclamation, fertilization, irrigation, etc., of lands -- Organic farming. Organiculture
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Horticulture. Horticultural crops -- Sustainable horticulture
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Agriculture -- Organic agriculture
Agriculture -- Sustainability
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
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Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
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Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: UC Santa Cruz
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-13 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-10 11:28:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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