Agricultural sustainability: progress and prospects in crop by Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar

By Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar

Collaboratively written by way of most sensible foreign specialists and proven scientists in quite a few fields of agricultural examine, this booklet specializes in the nation of nutrients creation and sustainability; the issues with degradation of precious resources of land, water, and air and their results on foodstuff crops; the expanding call for of nutrition assets; and the demanding situations of nutrition defense all over the world. The ebook offers innovative clinical instruments and techniques of study in addition to good historical past info that's available if you happen to have a robust curiosity in agricultural study and improvement and wish to benefit extra at the demanding situations dealing with the worldwide agricultural creation platforms.

  • Provides innovative medical instruments and on hand applied sciences for research
  • Addresses the consequences of weather switch and the inhabitants explosion on meals offer and provides suggestions to strive against them
  • Written via a number specialists overlaying a wide variety of agriculture-related disciplines

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Sci. USA. 96, 1463–1468. Chapter 2 Organic Agriculture—Driving Innovations in Crop Research Dionys Forster, Noah Adamtey, Monika M.  INTRODUCTION At present, agriculture faces the unprecedented challenge of securing food supplies for a rapidly growing human population, while seeking to minimize adverse impacts on the environment and to reduce the use of non-renewable resources and energy. A shift towards sustainable agricultural production entails the adoption of more system-oriented strategies that include farmderived inputs and productivity based on ecological processes and functions (Garnett and Godfray, 2012).

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