Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Organic Agriculture

Edited by Shaon Kumar Das

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Organic crop production is the science and art of growing field crops, fruits, vegetables, and flowers by adopting the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil building and conservation, pest management, and heirloom variety conservation. This book provides detailed insights into organic farming in agriculture, biological efficacy in the management of plant diseases, organic nutrient management, socio-economic dimensions of adoption of conservation practices, nonchemical weed control, plant growth promoting fungi for phytostimulation, nanotechnological approaches, and finally vermicomposting. The book primarily focuses on research and development based organic agriculture and horticulture production technologies, and has attempted to abridge information on organic crop production of the major food grain crops. The book also contains comprehensive information on the various related dimensions of organic crop production.

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Organic AgricultureEdited by Shaon Kumar Das

Published: December 2nd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.89775

ISBN: 978-1-78984-669-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-668-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78984-720-8

Copyright year: 2020

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1544 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Role of Organic Farming in Agriculture

By Muthuraman Yuvaraj, Peyandi Paraman Mahendran and Eman Tawfik Hussien

91

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2. Nanotechnological Approaches in Sustainable Agriculture and Plant Disease Management

By Siddhartha Das and Sudeepta Pattanayak

162

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3. Packages of Organic Nutrient Management as Soil Policy for Upgrading Cropping System to Restore Soil Productivity

By Shaon Kumar Das and Ravikant Avasthe

145

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4. Vermicomposting: An Effective Option for Recycling Organic Wastes

By Tamanreet Kaur

409

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5. Application and Mechanisms of Plant Growth Promoting Fungi (PGPF) for Phytostimulation

By Md. Motaher Hossain and Farjana Sultana

275

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6. Biological Efficacy of Trichoderma spp. and Bacillus spp. in the Management of Plant Diseases

By Francisco Daniel Hernández-Castillo, Francisco Castillo-Reyes, Marco Antonio Tucuch-Pérez and Roberto Arredondo-Valdes

260

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7. Nonchemical Weed Control in Winter Oilseed Rape Crop in the Organic Farming System

By Aušra Marcinkevičienė, Marina Keidan, Rita Pupalienė, Rimantas Velička, Zita Kriaučiūnienė, Lina Marija Butkevičienė and Robertas Kosteckas

95

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8. Socio-Economic Dimensions of Adoption of Conservation Practices: What Is Needed to Be Done?

By Nisa Sansel Tandogan and Haluk Gedikoglu

107

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