Organic Farming: New Advances Towards Sustainable Agricultural Systems

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Organic Farming: New Advances Towards Sustainable Agricultural Systems Editors: C. Sarath Chandran, Sabu Thomas, M. R. Unni Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Springer Nature Switzerland AG Pages: 139 Illustrations and other contents: 6 Tables, color; 6 Illustrations, color; 14 Illustrations, black and white; VII, 139 p. 20 illus., 6 illus. in color. Language: English ISBN: 9783030046569 Categories: , , , , , ,

This volume provides an overview of the fundamental concepts and recent advancements in organic farming, a form of agriculture that is increasing rapidly in popularity. Readers will discover information on the history of organic farming, environmental friendly practices and challenges, and innovations in the field. The chapter authors analyze pertinent aspects of this integrated farming system including strategies to improve seed quality, methods to improve soil fertility, and the advantages of using organic fertilizers. Particular attention is also given to weed management practices, bioenergy production and insights into the ways organic farming can adapt to global climate change and build sustainable food systems for future generations. Scientists, decision-makers, professors, and farmers who wish to work towards making agricultural systems more sustainable will find this book appealing.

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Author Biography

Dr. Sarath Chandran C. is a Research Associate at the Inter University Centre for Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture in Kerala, India. Dr. Sabu Thomas is Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences and Director of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kerala, India. Mr. M. R. Unni is the Director of the Inter University Centre for Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture (IUCOFSA) and Registrar (Mahatma Gandhi University) in Kerala, India.