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Multifunctionality and Impacts of Organic and Conventional Agriculture

Edited by Jan Moudrý

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Co-editors:

Jaroslav Bernas

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Kassio Ferreira Mendes

Federal University of Viçosa

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Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa

University of Sao Paulo

Rafael Da Silva Teixeira

Federal University of Viçosa

Organic farming aims to produce a number of crops, without the use of synthetic chemicals (pesticides) or fertilizers, while enhancing soil composition and promoting biodiversity. This is a traditional, more permanent type of farming that relies on ecosystem services to maintain the integrity of the landscape while still producing sufficient yields. In addition, conventional farming uses pesticides and fertilizers to maximize the yield of a particular crop or set of crops, which are typically genetically modified. This book covers several issues related to the multi-functionality and impacts of organic and conventional farming systems. Chapters cover topics related to organic farming and the economy, farm management, and innovative methods and approaches.

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Multifunctionality and Impacts of Organic and Conventional AgricultureEdited by Jan Moudrý

Published: July 22nd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73737

ISBN: 978-1-78985-932-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-931-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-073-4

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Current Approaches to Pesticide Use and Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds in Brazilian Agriculture

By Kassio Ferreira Mendes, Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa and Ana Flávia Souza Laube

95

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2. Sugarcane Production Systems in Small Rural Properties

By Mauro Wagner de Oliveira, Luís Cláudio Inácio da Silveira, Alexandre Bosco de Oliveira, Márcio Henrique Pereira Barbosa, Manoel Gomes Pereira and Terezinha Bezerra Albino Oliveira

288

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3. Pedometric Tools Applied to Zoning Management of Areas in Brazilian Semiarid Region

By Helena Saraiva Koenow Pinheiro, Pedro Armentano Mudado Xavier, Lúcia Helena Cunha dos Anjos, Cesar da Silva Chagas and Waldir de Carvalho Júnior

122

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4. Economic Approach to Risk Analysis of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORMs) in Dairy Milk Products Consumed in Nigeria

By Ezekiel O. Agbalagba and Hannah O. Agbalagba

44

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5. Accounting for the Impact of Sustainable Agriculture: The Role of Community Based Organization and Local Governance Structures in Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

By Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden and Befikadu Legesse

288

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6. Organic Farming: A Good Production Decision for Slovenian Small Size Farms and Farms in the Areas with Restrictions/Limitations or Natural Obstacles for Agriculture?

By Anton Perpar and Andrej Udovč

158

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7. Organic Farming Practices among Livestock and Fish Farmers in Southern Nigeria

By Charity N. Atoma, Olufemi M. Adesope and Linda C. Familusi

176

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8. Insect Pest Management in Organic Farming System

By Hamadttu Abdel Farag El-Shafie

1076

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9. Agricultural Homoeopathy: A New Insight into Organics

By Mazón-Suástegui José Manuel, Ojeda-Silvera Carlos Michel, García-Bernal Milagro, Avilés-Quevedo María Araceli, Abasolo-Pacheco Fernando, Batista-Sánchez Daulemys, Tovar-Ramírez Dariel, Arcos-Ortega Fabiola, Murillo-Amador Bernardo, Nieto-Garibay Alejandra, Ferrer-Sánchez Yarelys, Morelos-Castro Rosa María, Alvarado-Mendoza Alex, Díaz-Díaz Miriam and Bonilla-Montalvan Boris

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10. Water Productivity Improvement Under Salinity Conditions: Case Study of the Saline Areas of Lower Karkheh River Basin, Iran

By Nader Heydari

216

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