Principles of Organic Farming

authored by: S.S.Walia & R.K.Nanwal
ISBN: 9788119235568 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 434 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2022
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 14 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 650 GMS
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Keywords

Sustainable agriculture, Soil fertility management, Crop rotation, Agroecology, Permaculture, Biodiversity conservation, Natural fertilizers, Integrated pest management, Organic certification, Cover crops, Composting, Non-GMO farming, Ecological balance, Water conservation, Carbon sequestration, Agroforestry, Biological pest control, Regenerative agriculture, No-till farming, Animal welfare, Renewable resources, Holistic farming, Green manure, Crop diversity, Ecological farming

The textbook "Principles of Organic Farming" provides extensive and comprehensive information on various aspects of organic farming, including its definition, characteristics, and fundamental principles. The book also covers the history of organic farming and the initiatives taken to promote organic agriculture, as well as the concepts of organic ecosystems, nutrient management, weed management, insect management, and disease management. It also delves into the requirements for organic production, national programs for organic production and certification, and food processing and handling. Additionally, the book covers organic postharvest handling, economic considerations, marketing, and export of organic products, organic farming in dryland areas, integrated organic farming systems, and good agricultural practices and their strategies. The book also includes lessons learned from organic farming.

1. Organic Farming Introduction, 2. History, Initiatives Taken for Promotion of Organic Agriculture, 3.   Organic Ecosystem and Their Concepts, 4. Organic Nutrient Management, 5.Organic Weed Management, 6. Biological Insect Management, 7. Organic Diseases Management, 8.Organic Production Requirements, 9. National Program for Organic Production and Certification, 10. Food Processing and Handling, 11. Organic Farming Practices: Postharvest Handling, 12. Economic Considerations, Viability, Export and  Marketing of Organic Products, 13. Role of Organic Farming in Enhancing the Income of Small and Marginal Farmers in Dryland Areas, 14. Integrated Organic Farming Systems, 15. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)-Concept & Strategies,16. Lessons Learnt From Organic Farming, References       

 
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