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Saving the planet with pesticides and plastic : the environmental triumph of high-yield farming

Author: Dennis T Avery
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Hudson Institute, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A former agricultural specialist for the federal government, Avery argues that high-yield agriculture using chemical pesticides, fertilizers, and biotechnology is the solution to environmental  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis T Avery
ISBN: 1558130691 9781558130692
OCLC Number: 45071042
Description: 476 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Saving Lives and Wildlife 8 --
Chapter 2 Wildlife and the Acres Not Plowed 29 --
Chapter 3 There Is No Upward Population Spiral 48 --
Chapter 4 Preventing Cancer with Pesticides 65 --
Chapter 5 Children, Farmers, and Pesticides 94 --
Chapter 6 Intensive Meat Production for the 21st Century 114 --
Chapter 7 Do the Rat Tests Mean Anything? 134 --
Chapter 8 There Is Much Less Hunger Than We've Been Told 148 --
Chapter 9 Organic Farming: More Problem Than Solution 168 --
Chapter 10 Who Has a Soil Crisis? 192 --
Chapter 11 Is High-Yield Farming Sustainable? 213 --
Chapter 12 Seeds of Success 238 --
Chapter 13 Drink Up, the Water's Fine 256 --
Chapter 14 If We Stop Wasting the Water ... 269 --
Chapter 15 The New War Against Plant Nutrients 280 --
Chapter 16 More People and More Trees: Saving Forests with Technology 298 --
Chapter 17 Can We Rescue the Rain Forests? 315 --
Chapter 18 Saving the Planet with Plastic? 333 --
Chapter 19 Conserving with Cows 342 --
Chapter 20 Biotechnology: The Ultimate Conservation Solution? 357 --
Chapter 21 Subsidies or Free Farm Trade: Which Will Win the 21st Century? 374 --
Chapter 22 New Excuses for Bad Regulations 398 --
Chapter 23 Who Are These People? 422 --
Chapter 24 What Can Farmers Do? 447.
Responsibility: Dennis T. Avery.

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