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- Wiley 2011; US$ 223.95
The internet is rife with biased and unsubstantiated claims from the organic industry, and the treatment of issues such as food safety and quality by the media ("if it bleeds, it leads") tends to have a negative impact on consumer perceptions about conventional food. Until recently, more and more consumers in many countries were opting to buy organic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
This book provides a timely analysis and assessment of the potential of organic agriculture (OA) for rural development and the improvement of livelihoods. It focuses on smallholders in developing countries and in countries of economic transition, but there is also coverage of and comparisons with developed countries. It covers market-oriented approaches... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 189.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. It is a discipline that addresses current issues: climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 72.95
This impressive book untangles the complicated and sometimes confusing subject of organic farming. Barker deftly and succinctly not only addresses practical tasks in the field, but also explains both the historical and philosophical theory that has built modern organic practices. ? Chapters devoted to individual soil nutrients are not a repetition... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 290.00
Due to increasing consumer demand for safe, high quality, ethical foods, the production and consumption of organic food and produce has increased rapidly over the past two decades. In recent years the safety and quality of organic foods has been questioned. If consumer confidence and demand in the industry is to remain high, the safety, quality and... more...
- i5 Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
In Organic Hobby Farming, Andy Tomolonis, a longtime organic gardener, part-time hobby farmer, and award-winning Boston-area journalist, strips down the concept of “organic? and explains why natural farming has emerged as the healthiest and most viable method of growing for hobby farms and other small-scale operations. In addition to the improved... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this groundbreaking study of organic farming, Julie Guthman challenges accepted wisdom about organic food and agriculture in the Golden State. Many continue to believe that small-scale organic farming is the answer to our environmental and health problems, but Guthman refutes popular portrayals that pit "small organic" against "big organic" and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This book explains the use of an ecological way of farming, with modern practical applications, to make the fullest use of land resources and the best utilization of available capital and labour. In analyzing the vital relationship between soil, plant, animal and man, the author discusses the best care of land itself, its components, grassland management... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 127.95
The demand for food produced from sustainable and organic farm enterprises continues to grow worldwide, with demand exceeding supply for many items. This second edition of an extremely well received and successful book covers every aspect of an organic farm enterprise that can have an influence on profitability. As such the book is an essential purchase... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95
INTRODUCTION What is Organic Agriculture? Organic Food Multifunctionality of Organic Agriculture Organic Crop Production Contribution of Organic Agriculture to the Conservation of Alternative Crops and their Utilization Development References CEREALS Spelt Einkorn Emmer Kamut Triticale Intermediate Wheatgrass References PSEUDOCEREALS (WITHOUT... more...