Sustainable System of Farming for Modern Agriculture

authored by: Rameshwar Dass Gupta., S.K.Gupta & Anil Mahajan
ISBN: 9789390175093 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 504 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2022
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 10 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 930 GMS
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Keywords

Agroecology, Permaculture, Precision farming, Organic agriculture, Regenerative farming, Soil health, Water conservation, Crop rotation, Agroforestry, Cover crops, Integrated pest management, Biodiversity in agriculture, Sustainable crop practices, Climate-smart farming, Green manure, Conservation tillage, Renewable energy in agriculture, Ecological farming, Carbon sequestration, Sustainable irrigation, Agro-environmental practices, Holistic farming, No-till farming, Sustainable livestock management

The book "Towards a sustainable agriculture: An intervention tool for eco-friendly approach in modern era" addresses a range of sustainable agricultural issues in a comprehensive manner. It delves into topics such as soil tillage, watershed management, organic farming, integrated nutrient management, biofertilizers, vermicomposting, earthworms' role in sustainable agriculture, natural methods for controlling crop pests, the role of rural women, farm worms, agroforestry, and waste land management.
This book also provides alternative approaches to sustain the productivity of Jhum cultivation, as well as information on the importance of micronutrients and the extension system approach for maintaining food grain production. It is a valuable resource for scientists, extension personnel, teachers, and students involved in conducting research on sustainable agricultural production.

1. Introduction,  2. Concept of Sustainable Agriculture,  3. Soil Tillage Essential Component for Sustaining Crop Productivity, 4. Water - A Key to Agriculture Sustainability and Food Security, 5.  Watershed - Concept and Management,  6. Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture  7. Integrated Nutrient Management (INM) System and Sustainable Agriculture,  8. Use of Bio-Fertilizers in Sustainable Agriculture, 9.Vermicompost/Earthworm’s: Role in Sustainable Agriculture,  10. Checking the Crop Pests Naturally - A Novel Way to Sustain Agriculture,  11. Rural Women - Role in Sustainable Agriculture, 12.  Role of Agroforestry in Sustainable Agriculture, 13. Cover Crops and Sustainability of Agriculture, 14.    Indigenous Technological Knowledge: Concept and Importance in Sustainable  Agriculture, 15.    Management of Wastelands,  16. Some Alternatives to Sustain Productivity of “Jhum” Cultivation,  17.    Importance of Micro-nutrients in Sustainable Agriculture, 18. Agriculture Production on Sustainable Basis Through Extension System Approach

 
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