Environmental Impact of Different Agricultural Management Practices: Conventional vs. Organic Agriculture

  title={Environmental Impact of Different Agricultural Management Practices: Conventional vs. Organic Agriculture},
  author={Tiziano Gomiero and David Pimentel and Maurizio Guido Paoletti},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences},
  pages={124 - 95}
Organic agriculture refers to a farming system that enhance soil fertility through maximizing the efficient use of local resources, while foregoing the use of agrochemicals, the use of Genetic Modified Organisms (GMO), as well as that of many synthetic compounds used as food additives. Organic agriculture relies on a number of farming practices based on ecological cycles, and aims at minimizing the environmental impact of the food industry, preserving the long term sustainability of soil and… 
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