(noun) The development of human communities and agricultural ecosystems that are intended to be permanent and sustainable.
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- Plural: permacultures
- A (noun) permaculturist or (noun) permalculturalist studies permaculture.
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How to Cite the Definition of Permaculture
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “permaculture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 23, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/permaculture/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
permaculture. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/permaculture/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “permaculture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 23, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/permaculture/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“permaculture.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 23 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/permaculture/>.