By Acram Taji,John Reganold,Paul Kristiansen
The first 1/2 this booklet seriously evaluates the rural creation of either vegetation and cattle in natural farming structures. All significant points of natural agriculture are explored, together with ancient heritage and underlying rules, soil-fertility administration, crop and animal creation, breeding recommendations, and crop defense. This international and finished assessment additionally addresses the commercial, social, and political features of natural farming. those contain economics and advertising; criteria and certification; environmental affects and social accountability; and examine, schooling, and extension.
The booklet is a special and well timed science-based foreign paintings documenting present practices in natural agriculture and comparing their strengths and weaknesses. For greater than twenty years, examine into natural tools via mainstream scientists has generated a wide physique of data that could now be built-in and used for assessing the particular affects of natural farming in quite a lot of disciplines. the data of chosen overseas specialists has been mixed in a single quantity, supplying a finished evaluate of natural farming globally.
Researchers, lecturers, extensionists, scholars, fundamental manufacturers and others around the globe who're attracted to sustainable agriculture will locate this ebook to be a necessary and trustworthy resource.
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