Sustainable Agriculture: Concepts & Approaches
This book deals with almost all the important aspects of Sustainable Agriculture viz., principles of sustainable agriculture, indicators of agricultural sustainability, LEISA, conservation agriculture, soil, nutrient, water and integrated pest management for sustainable agriculture, climate smart sustainable agriculture, contingent planning for weather hazards, agroforestry, agriculture waste management. The details have been discussed about the objectives, benefits and concerns related to sustainable agriculture. Not only this but the chapters presented in this book discusses about the sustainable soil and water management, approaches for nutrient management, benefits and limitations of IPM, effect of climate change on agriculture, crop diversification for sustainability and what aims and principles of organic farming are required for sustainable agriculture. This book will provide a knowledge base for developing human resources for students, teachers, researchers, in short for everybody who are associated with the concept of sustainable agriculture.