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New Vistas of Organic Farming

Mukund Joshi, Scientific Pub, 2012, xx, 392 p, ISBN : 9788172336752, $80.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

New Vistas of Organic Farming

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction.  2. Effects of chemicals used in modern agriculture. 3. Fundamentals of Organic Farming. 4. History and Evolution of organic farming.  5. Potentials of Organic Farming. 6. Scenario of Organic Farming on India and World. Index.

The book attempts to convey a) the potential dangers of continuing the present form of agriculture vis-à-vis the sustainability of soil as well as health of people (in terms of pollution at all levels) b) traditional and untapped potentials of practicing organic farming c) scientific/documentary evidences for these two aspects.

In the process, the book also presents the history of organic farming and the present scenario of practicing organic farming in India and world.

The book is of great interest to anybody seriously concerned about future of agriculture, environmentalists, and scientists in general and agricultural scientists particular besides all the postgraduate students in agriculture. It is written in the style of reference book maintaining high academic standards aimed at being authentic document in scientific and research circles.

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