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Read online New Roots for Agriculture (New Edition).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC New Roots for Agriculture (New Edition) The plowshare may well have destroyed more options for future generations than the sword writes Wes Jackson in a review of practices that have brought U S agriculture to the edge of disaster Tillage has hastened the erosion of irreplaceable topsoil everywhere and a technology based on fossil fuels has increased yields for short term profits leaving crops ever more vulnerable to diseases pests and droughts Such says Jackson is the failure of success As high technology agriculture becomes more wasteful and expensive more farmers are being forced off the land or into bankruptcy Jackson s major solution calls for the development of plant combinations that yield food while holding the soil and re newing its nutrients without plowing or applying fossil fuel based fertilizers or pesticides His new way of raising crops by working with the soil s natural systems would keep the world s bread basket producing perpetually by Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry

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New Roots for Agriculture (New Edition)
Title:New Roots for Agriculture (New Edition)
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ISBN:0803275625
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Number of Pages:151
Category:Agriculture, Non fiction
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