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Organic agricultural practices : alternatives to conventional agricultural systems

Author: Kim Etingoff; Veronica Acosta-Martínez
Publisher: Oakville, Ontario ; Boca Raton, Florida : Apple Academic Press : CRC Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Organic practices are quickly redefining how agriculture is done around the world, as we come to realize how detrimental conventional agriculture is to local and global environments and economies. This book serves as an overview of some of the important topics in organic agriculture. The volume is broken into several sections which explore the effects of organic practices on crop productivity, the use of  Read more...
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Organic agricultural practices : alternatives to conventional agricultural systems.
Oakville, Ontario ; Boca Raton, Florida : Apple Academic Press : CRC Press, ©2015
xxviii, 378 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Etingoff; Veronica Acosta-Martínez
ISBN: 9781498706209 1498706207
OCLC Number: 891385932
Description: 1 online resource (411 pages) : illustrations, tables, graphs
Contents: Front Cover; ABOUT THE EDITOR; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND HOW TO CITE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; INTRODUCTION; PART I : ORGANIC AGRICULTURAL RESULTS COMPARED WITH CONVENTIONAL AGRICULTURE; CHAPTER 1: EVALUATING THE SUSTAINABILITYOF A SMALL-SCALE LOW-INPUT ORGANIC VEGETABLE SUPPLY SYSTEM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM; CHAPTER 2: SOIL ORGANISMS IN ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL CROPPING SYSTEMS; CHAPTER 3: LOCALIZING THE NITROGEN IMPRINT OF THE PARIS FOODSUPPLY: THE POTENTIAL OF ORGANIC FARMING AND CHANGES IN HUMAN DIET. Chapter 4: comparative growth analysisof callistephus chinensis l.using vermicompost andchemical fertilizerchapter 5: comparison of the farming system and carbon sequestration betweenconventional and organicrice production in west java, indonesia; part ii: biofertilizers; chapter 6: residual influence of organic materials, crop residues, and biofertilizers on performance of succeeding mung beanin an organic rice-based cropping system; chapter 7: evaluation of biofertilizers inirrigated rice: effects on grain yield at different fertilizer rate. Chapter 8: effects of fertilizer and plant density on yield and quality of anise (pimpinella anisum l.)chapter 9: microbial diversity of vermicompost bacteria that exhibit useful agricultural traits and waste management potential; part iii: plant cultivars in organic agriculture; chapter 10: characteristics important for organic breeding of vegetable crops; chapter 11: collaborative plant breeding for organic agricultural systems in developed countries; chapter 12: phenotypic changes indifferent spinach varieties grown and selected under organic conditions. PART IV: ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURECHAPTER 13 :SOIL ENZYME ACTIVITIES, MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES, AND CARBON AND NITROGEN AVAILABILITY IN ORGANIC AGROECOSYSTEMS ACROSS AN INTENSIVELY-MANAGED AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE; CHAPTER 14: NITRATE LEACHING FROMI NTENSIVE ORGANIC FARMS TO GROUNDWATER; CHAPTER 15: IMPROVING NITROGEN USE EFFICIENCY IN CROPS FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; AUTHOR NOTES; Back Cover.
Responsibility: edited by Kimberly Etingoff ; contributions, Veronica Acosta-Martínez [and sixty-four others].

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Organic practices are quickly redefining how agriculture is done around the world, as we come to realize how detrimental conventional agriculture is to local and global environments and economies. This book serves as an overview of some of the important topics in organic agriculture. The volume is broken into several sections which explore the effects of organic practices on crop productivity, the use of biofertilizers, plant cultivars, and compare the environmental impact with conventional agriculture. Also covered are the following topics:Organic agriculture as a strategy to combat many of.

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