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Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture

  • Dilip Nandwani

Part of the Sustainable Development and Biodiversity book series (SDEB, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Dilip Nandwani, Sochinwechi Nwosisi
    Pages 1-35
  3. Suping Zhou, Sarabjit Bhatti, Shu Wei, Fur-Chi Chen
    Pages 37-69
  4. Ying Wu, Li Wang, Ankit Patras
    Pages 89-106
  5. Shabeg S. Briar, David Wichman, Gadi V.P. Reddy
    Pages 107-122
  6. George E. Boyhan, Suzanne P. Stone
    Pages 123-136
  7. Khem Raj Dahal, Krishna Prasad Sharma, Dila Ram Bhandari, Basu Dev Regmi, Dilip Nandwani
    Pages 137-168
  8. F. J. Solorio, S. K. Basu, L. Sarabia, A. Ayala, L. Ramírez, C. Aguilar et al.
    Pages 169-183
  9. Matthew W. Blair, Xingbo Wu, Devendra Bhandari, Xiaoyan Zhang, Junjie Hao
    Pages 185-211
  10. A. A. Ansari, S. Jaikishun, M. A. Islam, S. K. Kuri, K. Fiedler, D. Nandwani
    Pages 213-229
  11. Rasheed B. Balogun, Justin U. Ogbu, Ephraim C. Umeokechukwu, Risqat B. Kalejaiye-Matti
    Pages 259-291
  12. W. B. Evans
    Pages 293-314
  13. Prabodh Illukpitiya, Pramatma Khanal
    Pages 315-324
  14. Sarada Krishnan, Dilip Nandwani, George Smith, Vanaja Kankarta
    Pages 325-340
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 341-344

About this book


Focusing on organic farming, this book presents peer-reviewed contributions from leading international academics and researchers in the field of organic agriculture, plant ecosystems, sustainable horticulture and related areas of biodiversity science. It includes case studies and reviews on organic agriculture, horticulture and pest management, use of microorganisms, composting, crop rotation, organic milk and meat production, as well as ecological issues. This unique book addresses a wide array of topics from all continents, making it a valuable reference resource for students, researchers and agriculturists who are concerned with biodiversity, agroecology and sustainable development of agricultural resources.


Agri-eco Systems Biodiversity Organic Farming Sustainable Agriculture Food Security Bio-fertilizers Nutrition

Editors and affiliations

  • Dilip Nandwani
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural and Environmental ScieTennessee State UniversityNashville TennesseeUSA

About the editors

The editor of this volume has edited the second volume published in SDEM, "Sustainable Horticultural Systems".

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Editors Dilip Nandwani
  • Series Title Sustainable Development and Biodiversity
  • Series Abbreviated Title Sust. Devel., Biodivers.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-26801-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-80018-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-26803-3
  • Series ISSN 2352-474X
  • Series E-ISSN 2352-4758
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVIII, 344
  • Number of Illustrations 43 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Agriculture
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