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Urban Horticulture : Ecology, Landscape, and Agriculture (Hardcover)

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Blum has assembled 12 published articles reporting research into growing plants in the city. They cover urban horticulture and ecological landscaping, urban soil and water, urban pollution, and urban home and community gardening. Among the topics are urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture, urban community gardeners' knowledge and perceptions of soil contaminant risks, Britain's pollinator biodiversity: the importance of urban areas for flower-visiting insects, bumble bee abundance in New York City community gardens: implications for urban agriculture, and urban home gardens in the global north: a mixed methods study of ethnic and migrant home gardens in Chicago. Distributed by CRC Press. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 305
Genre: Nature, Technology
Sub-Genre: Ecology, Engineering / Civil
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2016
TCIN: 51279755
UPC: 9781771884235
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-5811
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