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- Larson, Kelli L., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Human ecology 2010 v.38 no.6 pp. 747-761
- drought tolerance; herbicides; land management; landscaping; lawns and turf; surveys; Arizona
- ... Previous research has examined the influence of values on human-ecological decisions, yet disparate approaches render inferences across studies difficult. In this paper, we present a robust conceptualization of values, encompassing general life values, broad-based environmental orientations, and specific yard priorities, while comparatively examining how these influence residents' land-management ...
- Larson, Kelli L., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Human ecology 2012 v.40 no.5 pp. 735-749
- decision making; homogenization; households; humans; landscape management; landscapes; landscaping; turf grasses; North America
- ... The management of residential landscapes occurs within a complex socio-ecological system linking household decision-making with ecological properties, multi-scalar human drivers, and the legacy effects of past management. Conventional wisdom suggests that resource-intensive turf grass yards are the most common landscaping outcome, resulting in a presumed homogeneous set of residential landscaping ...