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Sustainable Agriculture in Temperate Zones

Edited By: CA Francis, C Flora and LD King

438 pages, Tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jun 1990 | #8307 | ISBN: 0471622273
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NHBS Price: £177.00 $223/€211 approx

About this book

Contents: Sustainable Agriculture: An Overview; Breeding Hybrids and Varieties for Sustainable Systems; Management and Soil Biology; Pasture Management; Converting to Sustainable Farming Systems; The Economics of Sustainable Low-Input Farming Systems; Sustainability of Agriculture and Rural Communities; Policy Issues and Agricultural Sustainability; Agriculture with Nature as Analogy; Future Dimensions of Sustainable Agriculture.


Contents

Sustainable Agriculture: An Overview (C. Francis & G. Youngberg). Breeding Hybrids and Varieties for Sustainable Systems (C. Francis). Design of Pest Management Systems for Sustainable Agriculture (G. Bird, et al.). Sustainable Weed Management Practices (M. Liebman & R. Janke). Sustainable Soil Fertility Practices (L. King). Legumes and Crop Rotations (J. Power). Management and Soil Biology (J. Doran & M. Werner). Pasture Management (B. Murphy). Case Study: A Resource--Efficient Farm with Livestock (R. Thompson, et al.). Converting to Sustainable Farming Systems (R. Andrews, et al.). The Economics of Sustainable Low--Input Farming Systems (J. Madden). Sustainability of Agriculture and Rural Communities (C. Flora). Policy Issues and Agricultural Sustainability (C. Flora). Agriculture with Nature as Analogy (W. Jackson). Major Issues Confronting Sustainable Agriculture (W. Lockeretz). Future Dimensions of Sustainable Agriculture (C. Francis). Author Index. Subject Index.

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