Organic Futures

Organic Futures The Case for Organic Farming

Paperback (01 Jan 1990) | English

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Synopsis

Organic Futures presents an overwhelming argument for replacing modern farming methods with organic techniques. Exploring the history, politics and practicalities of organic farming, Adrian Myers shows how the current techniques of agriculture and horticulture based on chemical fertilizers, which inevitably bring about the deterioration of soil life, cannot provide a long-term sustainable future for humankind.

Organic Futures:
Shows what we can learn from 4,000 years of sustainable organic agriculture in the Far East
Explains how organic farming is different from conventional agriculture
Demonstrates the damaging effects of conventional farming
Discusses the importance of maintaining soil fertility
Presents a vision of an organic future, including inspiring developments in both the West and the Third World.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781903998694
Publisher: UIT Cambridge
Imprint: Green Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 631.584
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 498g
Height: 232mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 6mm