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- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95
The use of organic management practices in field cropping continues to rise globally, and these methods have proven to be a viable way to produce food with reduced resource use and environmental damage. Managing Energy, Nutrients, and Pests in Organic Field Crops challenges the popular misconception that organic systems are weak at managing energy,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Biological Husbandry: A Scientific Approach to Organic Farming covers a proceeding of a symposium organized by International Institute of Biological Husbandry on August 26-30, 1980 at Wye College in London, United Kingdom. Said symposium aims to promote the scientific development of biological or organic agriculture. The text covers topics such as... 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...
- Timber Press 2013; US$ 20.95
Just as he demystified the soil food web in his ground-breaking book Teaming with Microbes , in this new work Jeff Lowenfels explains the basics of plant nutrition from an organic gardener?s perspective. Most gardeners realize that plants need to be fed but know little or nothing about the nature of the nutrients and the mechanisms involved. In... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 219.00
This book is part of a series that gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then proposes alternative solutions. It will aid all those who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations. 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...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 21.86
Organic Vegetable Production provides an invaluable, practical guide to the production of organic vegetables across a range of organic farming systems in temperate areas. The book covers all aspects of production, including crop choice, fertility building and weed, pest and disease management within a framework of rotation design and business planning.... more...