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Towards a more sustainable agriculture

Raymond P. Poincelot

Towards a more sustainable agriculture

by Raymond P. Poincelot

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Published by Avi Pub. Co. in Westport, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural conservation -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- United States -- Energy conservation.,
  • Agriculture -- United States.,
  • Organic farming -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementRaymond P. Poincelot.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS604.6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,241p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22382343M
    ISBN 100870555189

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The energy, soil, and water resources cannot sustain agriculture into the far future at their present rate of use. Something must be done to bring about public awareness and support for the changes needed to move our nation toward a sustainable agriculture. More research and funding must be directed toward this end.

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Agriculture systems worldwide must become more productive and less wasteful. Sustainable agricultural practices and food systems, including both production and consumption, must be pursued from a holistic and integrated perspective.

Land, healthy soils, water and plant genetic resources are key inputs into food production, and their growing.