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Organic system in low rainfall areas for climate resilience and returns

Sharma, Arun K. (2011) Organic system in low rainfall areas for climate resilience and returns. Organic farming newsletter, December 2011, 7 (4), pp. 3-9.

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A study was conduted during 2008-2011 at the certified organic farm of Central Arid Zone Research Institute,Jodhpur,India to study the feasibility and economic viability of organic system in the low rainfall areas.Due to low use of fertilisers and pesticides in low raifnall areas and prevelent agroforestry system, organic farming system has been found most suitable for sustaining the production uder climatic variations and by growing high value crops retun of these systems also enhanced.Besides, improvement in soil health and agrodiversity was also observed.


EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:Organic system, low rainfall area , climate resilience, soil improvement, agrodivesrity
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Soil > Soil quality > Soil biology
Farming Systems > Social aspects
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy
"Organics" in general > Country reports > Asia
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Research affiliation: India
Deposited By: Sharma, Mr Arun K.
ID Code:20805
Deposited On:03 May 2012 09:09
Last Modified:03 May 2012 09:09
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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