Organic Farming

By: G.K. Veeresh

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Green Revolution Technologies have made India self-sufficient in food production but unable to sustain soil productivity. A quantum leap in production of over 100 million tones was achieved in just two decades (1960-1970). But during the 1980s and 1990s it was a struggle to add on another 10 million tonnes despite good monsoons and the increasing supply of inputs of fertilizers, high yielding seeds, pesticides as well as water through irrigation. High costs of inputs have turned farming into a loss-making enterprise while leading to severe environmental degradation. Contents Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction The Genesis of Modern Agriculture Organic Framing: Concepts and Principles Living Soil: the Base for Organic Farming Nutrient Management in Organic Farming Organic Manures Methods of Compost Making Green Manure Biofertilisers Pest and Disease Management in Organic Farming Related Issues in Organic Farming Market Prospects for Organic Products Organic Farming Policy Conclusions About The Author References. Printed Pages: 175.

Title: Organic Farming

Author Name: G.K. Veeresh

Categories: Agriculture and Farming, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Foundation Books in association with Centre for Environment Education:

ISBN: 817596345X

ISBN 13: 9788175963450

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 027156

Keywords: Organic Farming India