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Organic Farming

New Advances Towards Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Editors: C., Sarathchandran, Thomas, Sabu, Unni, M. R. (Eds.)

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  • Broadens understanding of organic farming practices for sustainable agriculture
  • Sheds new light on recent agricultural advances, innovations and challenges
  • Examines the adaptation of organic farming to climate change 
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This volume provides an overview of the fundamental concepts and recent advancements in organic farming, a form of agriculture that is increasing rapidly in popularity. Readers will discover information on the history of organic farming, environmental friendly practices and challenges, and innovations in the field.
The chapter authors analyze pertinent aspects of this integrated farming system including strategies to improve seed quality, methods to improve soil fertility, and the advantages of using organic fertilizers. Particular attention is also given to weed management practices, bioenergy production and insights into the ways organic farming can adapt to global climate change and build sustainable food systems for future generations. Scientists, decision-makers, professors, and farmers who wish to work towards making agricultural systems more sustainable will find this book appealing.  




About the authors

Dr. Sarath Chandran C. is a Research Associate at the Inter University Centre for Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture in Kerala, India.

Dr. Sabu Thomas is Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences and Director of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kerala, India.


Mr. M. R. Unni is the Director of the Inter University Centre for Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture (IUCOFSA) and Registrar (Mahatma Gandhi University) in Kerala, India.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-04657-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-04656-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Organic Farming
Book Subtitle
New Advances Towards Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Editors
  • Sarathchandran C.
  • Sabu Thomas
  • M. R. Unni
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04657-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04657-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04656-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 139
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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