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The use of case studies in researching the conversion to organic farming systems

Hesketh, Mark; Firth, Chris and Sumption, Phil (2002) The use of case studies in researching the conversion to organic farming systems. In: Powell, Jane and et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the UK Organic Research 2002 Conference, Organic Centre Wales, Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales Aberystwyth, pp. 117-118.

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This poster reviews the use of case studies in studying farms converting to organic production. Particular reference is made to the 'Conversion to organic field vegetable production' project, which is making use of case studies. Case studies facilitate an in depth analysis of a farm during the conversion to organic production and enable researchers and farmers to gain a greater understanding of the complex changes that take place. Case studies also provide a valuable tool for disseminating the results

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Colloquium of Organic Researchers; case studies; vegetables; conversion; disseminatin; farm analysis
Subjects: Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Systems research and participatory research
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry
Research affiliation: UK > Garden Organic (HDRA)
UK > Colloquium of Organic Researchers (COR) > COR 2002
Deposited By: Powell, Ms Jane
ID Code:8259
Deposited On:02 May 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:33
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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