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Agroecology: Agroecosystem diversification

Nature Plants volume 1, Article number: 15041 (2015) | Download Citation

The diversity of agricultural systems has been minimized in order to maximize yields under favourable conditions. Diversification of agroecosystems may be required to maintain and stabilize yields in an increasingly unpredictable climate.

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  1. Forest Isbell is at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve and in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour at the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2015.41