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Summary

  • Paul Wojtkowski
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Chapter Commentary

The proceeding chapters explain the rudiments of agroecology. This is done in stripped-down, streamlined terms. At the risk of downplaying the many details that make agroecology universally applicable, the in-depth explanations have been relegated to the glossary.

This chapter summarizes what has been textually outlined. In essence, this further streamlines the streamlined explanation.

This starts with the plant species (one or more) and ends with infield agrotechnologies that meet, or attempt to fulfill, users’ expectations. All are accompanied by the underlying economics. All are also accompanied by comments on their use potential. This chapter ends with the categories of and, without resolution, some of the surviving definitions.

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Wojtkowski
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  1. 1.Universidad de ConcepciónPittsfieldUSA

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