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Agricultural Sustainability: Economic, Environmental and Statistical Considerations

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Edited By: V Barnett, R Payne and R Steiner

266 pages, Tabs, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #43894 | ISBN: 0471950092
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About this book

Presents the results of six research studies into the economics of sustainable agriculture.


Partial table of contents: BASIC ISSUES. Agricultural Sustainability: Concepts and Conundrums (R. Herdt & R. Steiner). Long--Term Experiments and Their Choice for the Research Study (R. Steiner). DETAILED STUDIES. Long--Term Cotton Productivity Under Organic, Chemical, and No Nitrogen Fertilizer Treatments, 1896 to 1992 (G. Traxler, et al.). Extrapolating Trends from Long--Term Experiments to Farmers' Fields: The Case of Irrigated Rice Systems in Asia (K. Cassman & P. Pingali). Multi--Crop Comparisons on Sanborn Fields Missouri, USA (J. Brown, et al.). Major Cropping Systems in India (K. Nambiar). REVIEW OF FINDINGS. Incorporating Externality Costs into Productivity Measures: A Case Study Using US Agriculture (R. Steiner, et al.). Long--Term Experiments and Productivity Indexes to Evaluate the Sustainability of Cropping Systems (K. Cassman, et al.). References. Index.

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