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agroecosystem Line breaks: agro|eco¦sys¦tem
Pronunciation: /ˌaɡrəʊˈiːkəʊsɪstəm/

Definition of agroecosystem in English:


An ecosystem on agricultural land.
Example sentences
  • Consequently the science of ecology ought to be the science behind the engineering of ecosystems to become agroecosystems.
  • The succeeding three chapters deal with the acquisition and metabolism of nitrogen by plants in the context of natural habitats, and of agroecosystems.
  • An intensive week-long experiential travel course for students to learn about agroecosystems through study of alternative farming systems has been conducted for six years in the Midwest.

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