The LISA and SOCRATEES© Approach for Sustainable Crop and Soil Management

  • Athanasios C. Gertsis
  • Christos Vasilikiotis


This chapter outlines in the first part a holistic approach for sustainable agro-ecosystems management, using miscellaneous “tools” and the concepts of precision agriculture as underlying principles. Education and applied research are integrated to provide an efficient approach, through the concept of “LISA (Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture) and SOCRATEES (Soil Crop Atmosphere and Technology Educational Evaluation Systems).” Organic management approaches are also outlined in the second part.


LISA SOCRATEES© Low inputs Integrated management Organic agriculture Cover crops No-till 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agro-Environmental Systems ManagementPerrotis College/American Farm SchoolThermiGreece

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