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Main Title Sustainable agricultural systems /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Edwards, C. A.
Publisher Soil and Water Conservation Society,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 20933949
ISBN 093573421X; 9780935734218
Subjects Sustainable agriculture ; Agricultural systems ; Duurzame landbouw ; Systáemes agraires ; Assistance agricole ; Agrarsystem ; Landwirtschaft ; Umweltvertrèaglichkeit
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  S494.5.S86S86 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/20/2010
EKDM  S494.5.S86S86 1990 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 09/24/2013
Collation xvi, 696 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
"Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Agricultural Systems that was held at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, in September 1988 ... [under the] sponsorship of USAID ... [et al.]"--P. xiv. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
An overview of sustainable agriculture. A history of sustainable agriculture / Richard R. Harwood -- Making agriculture a sustainable industry / N.C. Brady -- International goals and the role of the international agricultural research centers / Donald L. Plucknett -- Sustainable agriculture in the United States / J.F. Parr ... [et al.] -- Society's stake in sustainable agriculture / Charles M. Benbrook -- Sustainability : an opportunity for leadership / Robert Rodale. Components of sustainable agricultural systems. Soil nutrient management in the United States / Larry D. King -- Crop rotations in sustainable production systems / C.A. Francis and M.D. Clegg -- Ecological and agronomic characteristics of innovative cropping systems / Benjamin R. Stinner and John M. Blair -- Biotechnology and crop breeding for sustainable agriculture / Holly Hauptli ... [et al.] -- Pest management in sustainable agricultural systems / John M. Luna and Garfield J. House. Evolving strategies for managing weeds / Emilie E. Regnier and Rhonda R. Janke -- Conservation tillage in sustainable agriculture / R. Lal ... [et al.] -- Pasture management / Bill Murphy -- Role of animals in sustainable agriculture / Charles F. Parker -- The importance of integration in sustainable farming systems. The importance of integration in sustainable agricultural systems / Clive A. Edwards -- Integrated farming system of Lautenbach : a practical contribution toward sustainable agriculture in Europe / A. El Titi and H. Landes. Research on integrated arable farming and organic mixed farming in the Netherlands / P. Vereijken -- Sustainable agriculture systems in the tropics. Ecological agriculture in China / Shi ming Luo and Chun ru Han -- Sustainable agricultural systems in tropical Africa / Bede N. Okigbo -- Ecological considerations for the future of food security in Africa / H.C.P. Brown and V.G. Thomas -- Understanding the basis of sustainability for agriculture in the tropics : experiences in Latin America / Stephen R. Gliessman. Sustainable agricultural systems in the humid tropics of South America / Hugo Villachica ... [et al.] -- Sustaining agriculture : the Indian scene / N.S. Randhawa and I.P. Abrol -- Policy development for the low-input sustainable agriculture program. Policy development for the low-input sustainable agriculture program / Paul F. O'Connell -- The role of economics in achieving low-input farming systems / J. Patrick Madden and Thomas L. Dobbs -- The economics of sustainable agricultural systems in developing countries / Randolph Barker and Duane Chapman.