By Carl F. Jordan
Modern business agriculture isn't really sustainable due to its heavy reliance on petroleum, a non-renewable resource of the power utilized in farming, and due to pollutants as a result of petroleum items equivalent to fertilizers and insecticides. A structures research of farming means that agriculture may be extra sustainable while prone of nature, reminiscent of nutrient recycling by means of soil micro-organisms and average controls of bugs, substitute the providers now supplied by means of strength from petroleum. Examples are drawn from the Southeastern united states, yet classes realized might be utilized all over the world.
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An Ecosystem Approach to Sustainable Agriculture: Energy Use Efficiency in the American South: 1 (Environmental Challenges and Solutions) by Carl F. Jordan