Comparing the yields of organic and conventional agriculture

@article{Seufert2012ComparingTY,
  title={Comparing the yields of organic and conventional agriculture},
  author={Verena Seufert and Navin Ramankutty and Jonathan A. Foley},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2012},
  volume={485},
  pages={229-232}
}
Numerous reports have emphasized the need for major changes in the global food system: agriculture must meet the twin challenge of feeding a growing population, with rising demand for meat and high-calorie diets, while simultaneously minimizing its global environmental impacts. Organic farming—a system aimed at producing food with minimal harm to ecosystems, animals or humans—is often proposed as a solution. However, critics argue that organic agriculture may have lower yields and would… 
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