Organic Farming, Sustainability and Health

@inproceedings{Kapoor2018OrganicFS,
  title={Organic Farming, Sustainability and Health},
  author={Neerja Kapoor and Prahlad Kumar},
  year={2018}
}
The term “organic” is best thought of ‘as referring not to the type of inputs used, but to the concept of farm as an organism , in which all the components – the soil minerals, organic matter, microorganisms, insects, plants, animals and humans – interact to create coherent, selfregulating and stable whole.’ Reliance on external inputs, whether chemical or organic, is reduced as far as possible. Organic farming is thus a holistic production system that , takes the local soil fertility as a key… CONTINUE READING

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