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Agro-ecology: different definitions, common principles

Agro-ecology: different definitions, common principles

Agro-ecology, which aims to create farming systems that harness functionali-ties provided by ecosystems, is gaining pro- minence—among researchers and a number of agricultural sector professionals—as one of the options. This paper presents the ori-gin of the concept of agro-ecology and attempts to discern its main principles, beyond the variety of definitions it alludes to. Then, the main …