Sustainable Agricultural Production on a Small Farm

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair


The sustainability of a small farm is linked to both biophysical and socioeconomic factors, and, the various operations on the farm. To be sustainable, the farm should have stable productivity, economic profitability and ecological security. The chapter discusses the above factors, at length.


Small farm Socio economic factors High external input Developing countries Sustainable development Brundtland Commission Report Economic viability Hierarchy of agricultural systems Population density Production processes 


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  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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  1. 1.International Agricultural Scientistc/o Mavila PankajakshyCalicutIndia

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