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Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Edited By: CA Edwards, R Lal, P Madden, RH Miller and G House

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #12256 | ISBN: 093573421X
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A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. Partial contents: Part I. An Overview of Sustainable Agriculture. Part II. Components of Sustainable Agricultural Systems. Part III. The Importance of Integration in Sustainable Farming Systems. Part IV. Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the Tropics. Part V. Policy Development for the Low-input Sustainable Agriculture Program. Part VI. Improved Ecological Impacts of Sustainable Agriculture. There are 40 chapters.


An Overview of Sustainable Agriculture 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, R. I. Papendick, I. G. Youngberg, and R. E. Meyer 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 Agricultural 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, David Katz, Bruce R. Thomas, and Robert M. Goodman Pest Management in Sustainable Agricultural Systems, John M. Luna and Garfield J. House Evolving Strategies for Managing Weeds, Emile E. Regnier and Rhonda R. Janke Conservation Tillage in Sustainable Agriculture, R. Lal, D. J. Eckert, N. R. Fausey , and W. M. Edwards Pasture Management, Bill Murphy Role of Animals in SustainableAgriculture, Charles F. Parker The Importance of Integration in Sustainable Farming Systems The Importance of Integration in Sustainable Agricultural Systems, Cliive 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 Agricultural 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 Su stainability for Agriculture in the Tropics: Experiences in Latin America, Stephen R. Gliessman Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the Humid Tropics of South America, Hugo Villachica, Jose E. Silva, Jose Roberto Peres, and Carlos Magno C. da Rocha 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 The Economic Impact of Sustainable Agriculture on the Agricultural Chemical Industry, C. A. I. Goring Compound and Household Farming: A Sustainable System for African Agriculture, Natalie D. Hahn ociological Aspects of Agricultural Sustainability i

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