Conservation Agriculture: A Different Approach for Crop Production Through Sustainable Soil and Water Management: A Review

  title={Conservation Agriculture: A Different Approach for Crop Production Through Sustainable Soil and Water Management: A Review},
  author={Fabio Stagnari and Solange Ramazzotti and Michele Pisante},
Tillage-based soil management for intensive crop production generally leads to soil degradation and eventual loss of crop productivity. Moreover, farmers have to face high costs for fuel, labor, agro-chemicals, and other production inputs required by intensive cropping. Intensive tillage causes a greater loss of soil carbon and increases greenhouse gas emission, mainly CO2, that not only impacts soil productive capacity but also impacts atmospheric quality that is responsible for “climate… Expand

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