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The Science behind Ecological Farming Practices

Lakhani-Goel, Sujata (2014) The Science behind Ecological Farming Practices. Lecture at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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Summary Traditional farming is based upon ecologically sustainable practices. Recent scientific research is beginning to reveal that these time-tested practices are synergistic with the biological functioning of plants, insects and microbes that constitute the agro-ecosystem. This paper describes the science which underlie traditional farming practices, and renders them truly sustainable for the future.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Lecture
Keywords:ecological farming, biodiversity, plant defense mechanism, scientific basis
Agrovoc keywords:
EnglishAgricultural practiceshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49913
EnglishTraditional farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7857
Englishplant scienceshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5981
Subjects: Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Research affiliation: India
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
Deposited By: Lakhani-Goel, Dr Sujata
ID Code:23686
Deposited On:20 May 2015 10:12
Last Modified:20 May 2015 10:12
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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