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The potential of organic farming in drylands of India

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Sharma, Arun K. (2006) The potential of organic farming in drylands of India. http://ag.arizona.edu/OALS/ALN/aln58/sharma.html (58).

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Summary

Organic agriculture, a holistic system that focuses on improvement of soil health, use of local inputs, and relatively high-intensity use of local labor, is an admirable fit for drylands in many ways, and the drylands offer many benefits that would make it relatively easy to implement.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Dryland,India, organic farming, traditonal organic farming, policies, potential
Subjects: Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Farming Systems > Social aspects
Research affiliation: India
Deposited By: Sharma, Scientist Arun k.
ID Code:9844
Deposited On:24 Oct 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:34
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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