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By John Mason

ISBN-10: 0643068767

ISBN-13: 9780643068766

The technological revolution in farming practices has allowed us to transparent and domesticate extra land, develop crops and animals swifter, and kill a greater diversity of pests and ailments than ever sooner than. regrettably, those efficiencies are proving to be unsustainable within the long-term and feature created difficulties akin to soil structural decline, erosion, salinity, soil acidification, lack of fertility, nutrient loading of waterways, dams and a building up of chemical residues.

This e-book is ready foreseeing and figuring out such difficulties and addressing them earlier than it's too past due. John Mason examines most of these difficulties and explains the options and long term merits of sustainable farming structures comparable to permaculture, biodynamics, natural farming, agroforestry, conservation tillage, and built-in hydroculture.

Sustainable Agriculture 2d variation additionally appears to be like at very important concerns corresponding to monoculture as opposed to polyculture, using hybrids, choice standards for crops and inventory, built-in pest administration and getting ready a farm for droughts and floods. different components tested contain diversifying into farm tourism and price including ahead of promoting produce.

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