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  • HOME GARDENS and AGROBIODIVERSITY

    HOME GARDENS and AGROBIODIVERSITY

    Smithsonian Books has published Home Gardens and Agrobiodiversity, edited by Pablo Eyzaguirre and Olga Linares. What is a home garden? The editors write that 'home gardens are microenvironments within a larger farming system that contain high levels of species diversity and may contain crop species or varieties of species different from those found in surrounding agroecosystems.' They are thus important as reservoirs of agricultural biodiversity ...