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Resource Conserving and Innovative Practices for Agricultural Sustainability

  • Pradeep Kumar Dubey
  • Gopal Shankar Singh
  • Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)

Abstract

Adaptive agriculture practices are stemmed from various eco-friendly and ecological agricultural practices such as conservation agriculture (CA), climate-resilient agriculture (CRA), climate smart agriculture (CSA), sustainable agriculture (SA), sustainable agriculture intensification (SAI), and sustainable agriculture extensification (SAE) etc. and all of these practices are intended to enhance the food production under changing climatic conditions while reducing the ecological footprint considerably. The ensuing sections underline the ecological manifestations of such resource-conserving and innovative practices for agricultural sustainability.

Keywords

Agriculture intensification Agriculture extensification Conservation agriculture Farm innovation Farmer’s perspectives Nutrient and water use efficiency 

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  • Pradeep Kumar Dubey
    • 1
  • Gopal Shankar Singh
    • 1
  • Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Environment & Sustainable DevelopmentBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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