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Lichtfouse, Eric; Hamelin, Marjolaine; Navarrete, Mireille and Debaeke, Philippe (2011) UNSPECIFIED [Sustainable Agriculture Volume 2.] Springer EDP Sciences.

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Contents: SECTION 1 - NOVEL CONCEPTS Emerging agroscience; Ants and sustainable agriculture; Agroecology as a science, a movement and a practice; Adaptiveness to enhance the sustainability of farming systems; Economics of biosecurity across levels of decision-making; Describing and locating cropping systems on a regional scale. SECTION 2 - FOOD SECURITY Nutritional quality and safety of organic food; Minerals in plant food: effect of agricultural practices and role in human health; Fertiliser trees for sustainable food security in the maize-based production systems of East and Southern Africa; Cereal landraces for sustainable agriculture; Mineral sources of potassium for plant nutrition; Glandless seed and glanded plant research in cotton; Micronutrient-efficient genotypes for crop yield and nutritional quality in sustainable agriculture; Multi-criteria decision models for management of tropical coastal fisheries. SECTION 3 - SOCIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS Farmer responses to climate change and sustainable agriculture; The use of the marasha ard plough for conservation agriculture in Northern Ethiopia; Biological nitrogen fixation and socioeconomic factors for legume production in sub-Saharan Africa; Conventionalisation of organic farming practices: from structural criteria towards an assessment based on organic principles; Conservation tillage in Turkish dryland research. SECTION 4 - CLIMATE CHANGE Biofuels, greenhouse gases and climate change; Agronomic and physiological performances of different species of Miscanthus, a major energy crop; Changes in atmospheric chemistry and crop health; Modelling soil carbon and nitrogen cycles during land use change; Greenhouse gases and ammonia emissions from organic mixed crop-dairy systems: a critical review of mitigation options; Water deficit and nitrogen nutrition of crops; Validation of biophysical models: issues and methodologies; Cold stress tolerance mechanisms in plants. SECTION 5 - ALTERNATIVE PEST CONTROL Defence mechanisms of Brassicaceae: implications for plant-insect interactions and potential for integrated pest management; Ionising radiation and area-wide management of insect pests to promote sustainable agriculture; Biodiversity and pest management in orchard systems; Pathogenic and beneficial microorganisms in soilless cultures; Allelopathy in Compositae plants. SECTION 6 - SOIL HEALTH Assessing the productivity function of soils; Long-term effects of organic amendments on soil fertility; Tillage management effects on pesticide fate in soils; Sustainable cow-calf operations and water quality; Biogeography of soil microbial communities: a review and a description of the ongoing french national initiative. SECTION 7 - ALTERNATIVE FERTILISATION Nitrogen rhizodeposition of legumes; Models of biological nitrogen fixation of legumes; Arbuscular mycorrhizal networks: process and functions; Efficient N management using winter oilseed rape; Improving nitrogen fertilization in rice by site-specific N management; Solid–liquid separation of animal slurry in theory and practice.

EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:farming system (en), economic of biosecurity (en), organic food (en), food security (en), maize (en), cereal (en), decision model and fisherie (en), sociology and agriculture (en), farmer and climate change (en), organic farming (en), biofuel (en), greenhouse gas (en), miscanthus (en), soil carbon and nitrogen (en), plant cold stress (en), pest control (en), climate change (en), brassicaceae (en), biodiversity of orchard (en), beneficial microorganism in soilless culture (en), allelopathy (en), soil fertility (en), tillage (en), cow management (en), nitrogen and legume (en), arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (en), oilseed rape (en), animal slurry (en), agroecology (fr), cotton (fr), compositae (fr), soil pesticide (fr), soil microbial biomass (fr), rice N (fr)
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Research affiliation: France > INRAe - Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement
ISBN:978-94-007-0393-3 (Print) 978-94-007-0394-0 (Online)
Project ID:HAL-INRAe
Deposited By: PENVERN, Servane
ID Code:40646
Deposited On:12 Aug 2021 10:37
Last Modified:12 Aug 2021 10:37
Document Language:English

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