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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 November 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128132739
  • Page : 436 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Organic Farming: Global Perspectives and Methods explores the core definition and concepts of organic farming in sustainability, its influence on the ecosystem, the significance of seed, soil management, water management, weed management, the significance of microorganisms in organic farming, livestock management, and waste management. The book provides readers with a basic idea of organic farming that presents advancements in the field and insights on the future. Written by a team of global experts, and with the aim of providing a current understanding of organic farming, this resource is valuable for researchers, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows from academia and research institutions. Presents the basic principles of organic farming and sustainable development Discusses the role of soil in organic agriculture Addresses various strategies in seed processing and seed storing, seed bed preparation, watering of seeds and seed quality improvement Includes updated information on organic fertilizers and their preparation techniques

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Organic Farming

Organic Farming
  • Author : Sarath Chandran,Unni M.R,Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • ISBN : 9780128132739
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Organic Farming: Global Perspectives and Methods explores the core definition and concepts of organic farming in sustainability, its influence on the ecosystem, the significance of seed, soil management, water management, weed management, the significance of microorganisms in organic farming, livestock management, and waste management. The book provides readers with a basic idea of organic farming that presents advancements in the field and insights on the future. Written by a team of global experts, and with the aim of providing a

Advances in Organic Farming

Advances in Organic Farming
  • Author : Vijay Singh Meena,Sunita Kumari Meena,Amitava Rakshit,Johnson Stanley,Srinivasa Rao
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-10
  • ISBN : 9780128223598
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Advances in Organic Farming: Agronomic Soil Management Practices focuses on the integrated interactions between soil-plant-microbe-environment elements in a functioning ecosystem. It explains sustainable nutrient management under organic farming and agriculture, with chapters focusing on the role of nutrient management in sustaining global ecosystems, the remediation of polluted soils, conservation practices, degradation of pollutants, biofertilizers and biopesticides, critical biogeochemical cycles, potential responses for current and impending environmental change, and other critical factors. Organic farming is both challenging and exciting, as its

Science and Technology of Organic Farming

Science and Technology of Organic Farming
  • Author : Allen V. Barker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-06
  • ISBN : 9781000352207
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Organic farming is not only a philosophy; it is also a well-researched science. The second edition of The Science and Technology of Organic Farming presents the scientific basis of organic farming and the methods of application needed to achieve adequate yields through plant nutrition and protection. Organic farming is a scientifically derived method of improving soil fertility to increase agricultural yields with limited chemical inputs. As such, it can meet public demand for reduced chemical inputs in agriculture and play

All the Dirt

All the Dirt
  • Author : Rachel Fisher,Heather Stretch,Robin Tunnicliffe
  • Publisher : TouchWood Editions
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781927129128
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This is the inspiring story of three friends who followed their dreams to become successful business partners as organic farmers.

The Market Gardener

The Market Gardener
  • Author : Jean-Martin Fortier
  • Publisher : New Society Publisher
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781550925555
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“Few books have grabbed my attention as dramatically as this one—because it’s ultimately do-able for thousands of would-be food and farm healers.” —Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm Grow better not bigger with proven low-tech, human-scale, biointensive farming methods Making a living wage farming without big capital outlay or acreages may be closer than you think. Growing on just 1.5 acres, Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than 200 families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands. The secret of their success

Organic Farming

Organic Farming
  • Author : William Lockeretz
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781845932893
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This book discusses organic farming with regards to the origins and principles, policies and markets, organizations and institutions, and future concepts.

The One-Straw Revolution

The One-Straw Revolution
  • Author : Masanobu Fukuoka
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2010-09-08
  • ISBN : 9781590173923
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Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world. As Wendell Berry writes in his preface, the

Principles of Organic Farming

Principles of Organic Farming
  • Author : E. Somasundaram,D. Udhaya Nandhini,M. Meyyappan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-16
  • ISBN : 9781000533699
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Principles of Organic Farming is a practical oriented text about organic crop management that provides background information as well as details of ecology-improving practices. This book is meant to give the reader a holistic appreciation of the principles and importance of organic farming and to suggest ecologically sound practices that help to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture. This book is intended as a professional basic textbook for undergraduate level students and will specifically meet the requirement of the students of

Tomorrow's Table

Tomorrow's Table
  • Author : Pamela C. Ronald,R. W. Adamchak
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-08
  • ISBN : 9780199742424
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By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there must be a better way to meet the need for increased food production. Written as part memoir, part instruction, and part contemplation, Tomorrow's Table argues that a judicious blend of two important strands of

Conventional and Organic Farming

Conventional and Organic Farming
  • Author : Victor M. Shorrocks
  • Publisher : 5m Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-01-03
  • ISBN : 9781912178742
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Organic farming comes with many connotations of 'natural', 'wholesome', 'healthy', 'superior', 'environmentally friendly', and 'sustainable'. But just what is the scientific evidence behind the claims of healthier food and better farming systems made by the organic movement? Using peer reviewed literature, the latest studies, and a rigorous investigation of claims made by opponents of conventional farming, the author provides an even handed and scientifically objective review of the contributions of organic farming to human health, crop yields, the environment, and

Organic Farming

Organic Farming
  • Author : Peter V. Fossel
  • Publisher : Voyageur Press
  • Release Date : 2007-05-15
  • ISBN : 9781616731847
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Going organic may be a clear way of getting back to basics—and getting away from the havoc chemicals can wreak on our health and our environment—but the basics themselves may not be so clear. How to begin? What kind of fertilizer and feed are allowed? Is there natural pest management? What does certification entail? And is this the way to go? This book covers the basics and then some. Whether you’re thinking of starting an organic farm

Sustainable Agriculture–Beyond Organic Farming

Sustainable Agriculture–Beyond Organic Farming
  • Author : Sean Clark
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2018-07-17
  • ISBN : 9783038423041
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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Sustainable Agriculture–Beyond Organic Farming" that was published in Sustainability

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution
  • Author : Andrew Mefferd
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781550926774
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Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm. The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution is the comprehensive farmer-developed roadmap showing how no-till lowers barriers to starting a small farm, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, increases efficiency and profitability, and promotes soil health. Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling remains one of the most dominant paradigms; almost everyone does it. But tilling kills beneficial soil

The Organic Farming Manual

The Organic Farming Manual
  • Author : Ann Larkin Hansen
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-03-17
  • ISBN : 9781603424790
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Providing expert tips on tending the land, caring for animals, and necessary equipment, Ann Larkin Hansen also covers the intricate process of acquiring organic certification and other business considerations important to a profitable operation. Discover the rewarding satisfaction of running a successful and sustainable organic farm.

Organic Farming

Organic Farming
  • Author : Hari Ram Prajapati
  • Publisher : Sage Publications Pvt. Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • ISBN : 9789353882426
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Organic farming has experienced steady growth in terms of production, number of growers, area under cultivation and rise in use of organic inputs across India and Asia in general in recent times. It has gradually emerged as a viable substitute for the high-cost, high-polluting mechanized farming prevalent in many parts of the world, including India. This book starts with an extensive description of the economics of organic farming. Food products are grown by two groups—conventional growers, who target the