Oelofse, Myles and de Neergaard, Andreas (2011) Organic farming and resource efficiency. In: Kölling, I. (Ed.) Organic Food and Farming. A system Approach to meet the Sustainability Challenge. IFOAM EU Group, Belgium, chapter 5, pp. 15-17.
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The Chapter discusses the efficiency of nutrient and energy use in organic farming, regarding the pressing need to make efficient use of natural resources. Nutrient recycling, the use of adapted plant varieties and energy-saving through the ban of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer are organic farming practices that enhance resource efficiency.
|EPrint Type:||Report chapter|
|Keywords:||organic farming, sustainability, resource use efficiency|
|Subjects:||"Organics" in general|
Soil > Nutrient turnover
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
|Research affiliation:||Denmark > DARCOF III (2005-2010) > GLOBALORG - Sustainability of organic farming in a global food chains perspective|
|Deposited By:||Oelofse, Dr Myles|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2011 07:31|
|Last Modified:||13 Jun 2012 11:12|
|Additional Publishing Information:||This is a Chapter in a Dossier published by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) EU Group.|
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