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Knowledge assessment and sharing on sustainable agriculture (KASSA)

Sunita Sangar

Knowledge assessment and sharing on sustainable agriculture (KASSA)

project report

by Sunita Sangar

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Published by Centre for Advancement of Sustainable Agriculture in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

On KASSA Project; an evaluation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSunita Sangar, Raj K. Gupta, and I.P. Abrol
ContributionsGupta, Raj Kumar, 1932-, Abrol, I. P., Centre for Advancement of Sustainable Agriculture (New Delhi, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24568194M
LC Control Number2010319611

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  In the midth century, food production from agriculture sharply increased worldwide; however, this was achieved through heavy use of agrochemicals. Extensive collateral damage from excessive use of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers has occurred to the wider environment. This has led to biodiversity loss, pesticide resistance and the emergence of new pests, pollution and decline of Cited by: Science in Agriculture is a concise recap of the main schools of thought that make up eco-agriculture — all clearly explained. Gain a working knowledge of chemistry, physics, and plant biology as applied to agriculture. Discover what weeds are trying to tell you about your soil's fertility by: 7.


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