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Researching Sustainable Systems. Proceedings of the First Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Held in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA), 21 – 23 September 2005, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

Köpke, Ulrich; Niggli, Urs; Neuhoff, Daniel; Cornish, Peter; Lockeretz, Willie and Willer, Helga (Eds.) (2005) Researching Sustainable Systems. Proceedings of the First Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Held in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA), 21 – 23 September 2005, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick, and International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), c/o Institute of Organic Agriculture (IOL), DE-University of Bonn.

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Summary

This volume of proceedings contains the papers and posters presented at the Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), held in Adelaide, Australia, September 21 – 23, 2005. The conference was organised as part of the 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress in cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA).
The papers cover the following aspects of organic farming research:
1. Arable crop rotations
2. Nutrient managment of arable crops in closed cycles
3. Quality aspects of composts
4. Soil communities
5. Managing weeds
6. Pests and Diseases
7. Vegetable Growing and vegetables under glass
8. Food Quality
9. Long Term Field Experiments
10. Animal husbandry and welfare – ruminants
11. Animal husbandry and welfare – Non-ruminants
12. Economics and farmers’ perspectives
13. Land use, conversion and rural development
14. Political instruments for organic farming
15. Market analysis: Improving knowledge about markets and their actors
16. Supply chain management – Improving cooperation between market actors
17. Knowing how conumers think and act to improve marketing
18. Sociology
19. Sustainability of farms
20. Environment, Biodiversity & Landscape
21. Research Structures and Methods


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:Organic Farming Research, 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress, International Society of Organic Farming Research, Forschungskommunikation
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Research affiliation: International Organizations > International Society of Organic Agriculture Research ISOFAR
International Conferences > 2005: 1st ISOFAR Conference > 2005: 1st ISOFAR Conference
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Communication
Related Links:http://www.isofar.org/, http://www.isofar.org/adelaide2005/index.html, http://www.isofar.org/adelaide2005/programme.html
Deposited By: Willer, Dr. Helga
ID Code:4013
Deposited On:03 Oct 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information:Distribution: Paper copies may be ordered from FiBL at a cost of 28 Euros plus mailing costs (see FiBL shop at http://www.fibl.org/shop); FiBL order number 1394. A PDF version is available free of charge for ISOFAR members via the member area of www.isofar.org.

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