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Published by The Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by AFSIC staff and volunteer, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.
SeriesSpecial reference briefs series,, no. SRB 96-04, Special reference briefs ;, NAL-SRB. 96-04.
ContributionsAlternative Farming Systems Information Center (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ5074.S92 S96 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL605170M
LC Control Number96199894
OCLC/WorldCa35324168

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Sustainable Agriculture in Print: Current Books Recent Acquisitions of the National Agricultural Library December Addendum to Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB Compiled By: Staff of the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center Alternative Farming Systems Information Center National Agricultural Library. Prepared by the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC) staff and volunteers, this annotated bibliography provides a list of 85 recently published books pertaining to sustainable agriculture. AFSIC focuses on alternative farming systems (e.g., sustainable, low-input, regenerative, biodynamic, and organic) that maintain agricultural productivity and profitability while protecting. Sustainable Agriculture: Advances in Plant Metabolome and Microbiome focuses on the advancement of basic and applied research related to plant-microbe interaction and their implementation in progressive agricultural sustainability. The book also highlights the developing area of bioinformatics tools for the interpretation of metabolome, the integration of statistical and bioinformatics tools. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological.

This volume is a ready reference on sustainable agriculture and reinforce the understanding for its utilization to develop environmentally sustainable and profitable food production systems. It describes ecological sustainability of farming systems, present innovations for improving efficiency in the use. A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses. Bringing the business planning process alive, Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses helps today's alternative and sustainable agriculture entrepreneurs transform farm-grown inspiration into profitable enterprises. Best Sellers in Sustainable Agriculture. The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! The . Sustainable agriculture in print: current books Responsibility: compiled by AFSIC staff and volunteer, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate. Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sustainable agriculture in print. Beltsville, Md.: National Agricultural Library, []. Examines the problems caused by the technological revolution in farming practices and explains the long-term benefits of sustainable farming systems such as permaculture, biodynamics, organic farming, agroforestry, conservation tillage, and integrated hydroculture. sustainable agricultural development and the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity for food and agriculture. In fact, the First Session of the FAO Conference, held in , identified the need for fishery conservation measures, as food shortages in Europe and elsewhere after the Second World War had stimulated Size: 2MB.