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Agricultural Development and Environmental Research: American and Czechoslovak Perspectives: Proceedings of a Bilateral Workshop

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Agricultural Development and Environmental Research

American and Czechoslovak Perspectives: Proceedings of a Bilateral Workshop (1987)
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National Research Council. 1987. Agricultural Development and Environmental Research: American and Czechoslovak Perspectives: Proceedings of a Bilateral Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/19179.

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232 pages | 5 x 9
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/19179
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Front Matter i-vi
MAIN ISSUES OF AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE STRATEGY OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT 1-4
A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYZING AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS 5-14
LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY AS A SCIENCE 15-19
LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY IN THE AGRICULTURAL FRINGE OF URBAN AREAS 20-29
BASIC PREMISES IN LANDSCAPE/ECOLOGICAL PLANNING 30-38
LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROGRAM 39-43
SCIENTIFIC TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING 44-58
SCIENTIFIC TOOLS FOR ASSESSING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN AGRICULTURAL AREAS 59-64
ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION PROBLEMS IN AGRICULTURAL AREAS 65-75
PROBLEMS OF WATER POLLUTION RELATED TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION 76-79
LOW-INPUT SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS 80-88
PROTECTION OF SOIL ORGANISMS AND IMPROVEMENT OF BIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF SOIL 89-96
RESOURCE DEPLETION AND AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 97-111
TRANSFER OF RESEARCH RESULTS INTO PRACTICE IN CZECHOSLOVAK AGRICULTURE 112-116
AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH: NEAR-TERM AND LONG-TERM RESEARCH PRIORITIES 117-130
IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM RESEARCH PRIORITIES 131-136
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT 137-146
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND ITS PERSPECTIVE 147-155
APPLICATOR EXPOSURE TO PESTICIDES 156-164
GENE ENGINEERING AND TRANSFORMATION OF THE PLANT GENOME BY AGROBACTERIUM VECTORS 165-169
DEVELOPMENT OF GENETIC RESISTANCE TO DISEASE AND PESTS AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN INDUSTRY 170-177
PARASITES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS AND THEIR LIFE CYCLES IN ECOSYSTEMS INFLUENCED BY MAN 178-183
BIOTECHNOLOGY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROBIAL PRODUCTS FOR AGRICULTURE 184-197
AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AND APPLICATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 198-206
SLUDGE THICKENING: A BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPROACH 207-212
APPENDICES 213-212
APPENDIX 1: List of Participants 213-217
APPENDIX 2: Final Document 218-222
APPENDIX 3: List of Associated Visits 223-224
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