Rakesh Kumar, Yanendra Kumar Singh,Rajkishore Kumar, Mukesh Kumar and Shweta Shambhavi
  • ISBN 13 : 9789388317047
  • year : 2019
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
This book basically deals essential characteristics of organic farming, objectives of organic and conventional farming, livestock and human wastes, organic farming in different crops, important regulations for organic farming, production of organic compost, significance of biofertilizer, industrial wastes as sources of plant nutrients, role of organic fertilizer in upland crop production etc. The biggest challenge is the lack of an organic policy for the domestic market and imports conventional farming has not only led to crop loss, but also has several health hazards. The cost of cultivation increases as it takes more time and energy to produce when compared to chemical pesticides. Things become smooth and the actual profit is made only after 3-4 years; hence farmers are apprehensive to adopt organic farming. These experiences were distilled into this book which spread his message across many continents and now it is time to evaluate, reflect and revise. The book aims to provide profitable information about the method of obtaining organic farming in sustainable manner.