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Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability

Edited by Vytautas Pilipavicius

Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Lithuania

Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promotes fair relationships and a good quality of life. This book is a compilation of 11 chapters focused on development of organic agriculture, the role of sustainability in ecosystem and social community, analysis of environmental impacts of the organic farming system and its comparison with the conventional one, crop growing and weed control technologies, organic production, effective microorganisms technology. Continuously, a wide range of research experiments focus on organic agriculture technologies, quality of production, environmental protection and non-chemical, ecologically acceptable alternative solutions. In the book Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability, contributing researchers cover multiple topics respecting modern, precious organic agriculture research.

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Organic Agriculture Towards SustainabilityEdited by Vytautas Pilipavicius

Published: May 7th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57033

ISBN: 978-953-51-1340-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5392-4

Copyright year: 2014

Books open for chapter submissions

27953 Total Chapter Downloads

24 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

41 Dimensions Citations


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1. Organic Agriculture, Sustainability and Consumer Preferences

By Terrence Thomas and Cihat Gunden


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2. Analysis of Production and Consumption of Organic Products in South Africa

By Maggie Kisaka-Lwayo and Ajuruchukwu Obi


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3. Organic agricultural practices among small holder farmers in South Western Nigeria

By Sijuwade Adebayo and Idowu O Oladele


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4. Current Status of Advisory and Extension Services for Organic Agriculture in Europe and Turkey

By Orhan Özçatalbaş


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5. Lithuanian Organic Agriculture in the Context of European Union

By Vytautas Pilipavičius and Alvydas Grigaliūnas


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6. Mixtures of Legumes with Cereals as a Source of Feed for Animals

By Mariola Staniak, Jerzy Księżak and Jolanta Bojarszczuk


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7. Tomato Fruit Quality from Organic and Conventional Production

By Ilić S. Zoran, Kapoulas Nikolaos and Šunić Ljubomir


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8. Application of Active EM-Calcium in Green Agricultural Production — Case Study in Tomato and Flue-cured Tobacco Production

By Xiaohou Shao, Tingting Chang, Maomao Hou, Yalu Shao and Jingnan Chen


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9. The Suitability of Different Winter and Spring Wheat Varieties for Cultivation in Organic Farming

By Beata Feledyn-Szewczyk, Jan Kuś, Krzysztof Jończyk and Jarosław Stalenga


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10. Organic Production of Cash Cereals and Pseudocereals

By Franc Bavec


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11. Environmental Aspects Of Organic Farming

By Jan Moudrý jr. and Jan Moudrý


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