agroecology

From Wiser.org:

Agroecology is the science of applying ecological concepts and principles to the design, development, and management of sustainable agricultural systems.

(Tags/Keywords: pumps, energy input, windmills, groundwater, water table, waterlogged soils, drainage, wetland loss, tailwaters, water pollution, rill erosion, sheet erosion, gully erosion, dryland farming, irrigation, wilting point, consumptive use, return flows, leaching losses, evapotranspiration, drip irrigation, agriculture, farming, water and agriculture)

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