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The next green revolution : essential steps to a healthy, sustainable agriculture

Author: James E Horne; Maura McDermott
Publisher: New York : Food Products Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An easy to read practical introduction to sustainable agriculture: what it means and why it is needed. First book to synthesize the goals of sustainable agriculture into eight comprehensive steps. Presents a convincing critique of our current agricultural system.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Horne; Maura McDermott
ISBN: 1560228857 9781560228851 1560228865 9781560228868
OCLC Number: 44885343
Description: xix, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: On trial: industrial agriculture --
The remedy: sustainable agriculture --
Down to earth: step 1, create and conserve healthy soil --
Clear, clean water: step 2, conserve water and protect its quality and step 3, manage organic wastes to avoid pollution --
Think local: step 4, select plants and animals adapted to the environment --
All creatures great and small: step 5, encourage biodiversity --
The sorcerer's apprentice: step 6, manage pests with minimal environmental impact --
Power: step 7, conserve nonrenewable energy resources --
Money: step 8, increase profitability and reduce risk --
Two roads.
Responsibility: James E. Horne, Maura McDermott.
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An easy to read practical introduction to sustainable agriculture: what it means and why it is needed. First book to synthesize the goals of sustainable agriculture into eight comprehensive steps. Presents a convincing critique of our current agricultural system.

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