States Academic Press
Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural practices which emphasize meeting the current food and textile needs without affecting the ability of future generations to meet their needs are studied under sustainable agriculture. It is an integrated system of plant and animal production which has site specific application. Sustainable agriculture enhances the environment and makes an efficient use of non-renewable resources. It attempts to understand the benefits of agronomic and ecological management systems. These systems deal with nutrient cycling, energy flows and population regulating mechanisms. The book studies, analyses and upholds the pillars of agricultural sustainability and its utmost significance in modern times. The various studies that are constantly contributing towards advancing technologies and evolution of this field are examined in detail. A number of latest researches have been included in this book to keep the readers up-to-date with its challenges and concerns.