Conservation agriculture for sustainable and resilient agriculture: global status, prospects and challenges

Jat, R A and Sahrawat, K L and Kassam, A H and Friedrich, T (2013) Conservation agriculture for sustainable and resilient agriculture: global status, prospects and challenges. In: Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture: Global Status,Prospects and Challenges,. CABI, Boston, pp. 1-25. ISBN 9781780642598

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the following topics: conservation agriculture as the way forward for sustainable agricultural production; definition and concept of conservation agriculture; and the global history, current status and prospects of conservation agriculture. The chapter also includes reports of research studies conducted on: soil and water conservation; soil quality; rainwater use efficiency; nutrient use efficiency; input use efficiency; insect-pest, disease and weed dynamics; crop productivity; climate change mitigation and adaptation; benefits at ecosystem level; and farm profitability

Item Type: Book Section
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Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Others > Climate Change
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2014 05:13
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2014 05:13
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/7608
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