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Sustainable agricultural systems

Author: C A Edwards; United States. Agency for International Development.
Publisher: Ankeny, Iowa : Soil and Water Conservation Society, ©1990.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A Edwards; United States. Agency for International Development.
ISBN: 093573421X 9780935734218
OCLC Number: 20933949
Notes: "Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Agricultural Systems that was held at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, in September 1988 ... [under the] sponsorship of USAID [and others]"--Page xiv.
Description: xvi, 696 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: An overview of sustainable agriculture. A history of sustainable agriculture / Richard R. Harwood --
Making agriculture a sustainable industry / N.C. Brady --
International goals and the role of the international agricultural research centers / Donald L. Plucknett --
Sustainable agriculture in the United States / J.F. Parr [and others] --
Society's stake in sustainable agriculture / Charles M. Benbrook --
Sustainability : an opportunity for leadership / Robert Rodale. Components of sustainable agricultural systems. Soil nutrient management in the United States / Larry D. King --
Crop rotations in sustainable production systems / C.A. Francis and M.D. Clegg --
Ecological and agronomic characteristics of innovative cropping systems / Benjamin R. Stinner and John M. Blair --
Biotechnology and crop breeding for sustainable agriculture / Holly Hauptli [and others] --
Pest management in sustainable agricultural systems / John M. Luna and Garfield J. House. Evolving strategies for managing weeds / Emilie E. Regnier and Rhonda R. Janke --
Conservation tillage in sustainable agriculture / R. Lal [and others] --
Pasture management / Bill Murphy --
Role of animals in sustainable agriculture / Charles F. Parker --
The importance of integration in sustainable farming systems. The importance of integration in sustainable agricultural systems / Clive A. Edwards --
Integrated farming system of Lautenbach : a practical contribution toward sustainable agriculture in Europe / A. El Titi and H. Landes. Research on integrated arable farming and organic mixed farming in the Netherlands / P. Vereijken --
Sustainable agriculture systems in the tropics. Ecological agriculture in China / Shi ming Luo and Chun ru Han --
Sustainable agricultural systems in tropical Africa / Bede N. Okigbo --
Ecological considerations for the future of food security in Africa / H.C.P. Brown and V.G. Thomas --
Understanding the basis of sustainability for agriculture in the tropics : experiences in Latin America / Stephen R. Gliessman. Sustainable agricultural systems in the humid tropics of South America / Hugo Villachica [and others] --
Sustaining agriculture : the Indian scene / N.S. Randhawa and I.P. Abrol --
Policy development for the low-input sustainable agriculture program. Policy development for the low-input sustainable agriculture program / Paul F. O'Connell --
The role of economics in achieving low-input farming systems / J. Patrick Madden and Thomas L. Dobbs --
The economics of sustainable agricultural systems in developing countries / Randolph Barker and Duane Chapman.
Responsibility: edited by Clive A. Edwards [and others].
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