Science and Technology of Organic FarmingCRC Press Fecha de publicación: 10/05/2010 Páginas: 240
Formato: Hardback 235 x 156 mm
Discussing the science, technology, and philosophy of organic agriculture, this book addresses relevant issues and concepts along with practical applications. Chapters cover soil fertility and plant nutrition; individual plant requirements; liming; farm manures, green manures, and composts; mulching and tillage; and weed, insect, and disease control, as well as companion planting and storage. Accessible to undergraduate students in organic farming and gardening, and sustainable agriculture, the text includes a glossary with common technical and scientific terms used in conventional and organic agriculture.