Recent Progress in Organic Farming

Recent Progress in Organic Farming

Hardback (19 Jun 2019) | English

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Synopsis

Organic farming is an agricultural practice, characterized by the use of products of organic origin like compost manure, bone meal, green manure, etc. It also involves the techniques of companion planting and crop rotation. Organic farming is a system that discourages the use of plant growth regulators, antibiotics in livestock, hormones, genetically modified organisms, etc. It strives to adopt a healthy, sustainable and self-sufficient approach to farming. Crop diversity, composting, biological pest control, integrated pest management, etc. are some of the common practices of this field. The study of organic farming methods is under the scope of agroecology. This book unfolds the innovative aspects of organic farming which will be crucial for the progress of this field in the future. Also included in this book is a detailed explanation of the various concepts and practices of this discipline. As this field is emerging at a rapid pace, the contents of this book will help the readers understand the modern concepts of the subject.

Book information

ISBN: 9781641161909
Publisher: CALLISTO REFERENCE
Imprint: Callisto Reference
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 188
Weight: 549g
Height: 254mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 13mm