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Integrated Farming Systems and Agricultural Sustainability

A. Zaman (Author)

The book entitled, “Integrated Farming System and Agricultural Sustainability” is an endeavor of the author to consider the sustainability in agriculture befitting with relevant chapters that the agricultural resilience would take place without affecting the social causes. The book is organized into sixteen chapters. A brief description of each of the chapters follows:


Chapter 1 identifies the concept of importance and definition as basic requirement to know the challenges in the management of information security in the new millennium; Chapter 2 identifies the types of farming system and factors affecting farming system; Chapter 3 envisages sustainable agriculture, its problems and its impact in cropping system; Chapter 4 takes historical background of agriculture, its changing scenario and its resilience over the years. Chapter 5 delineated sustainable agriculture, its importance and its impact in cropping system; Chapter 6 describes the agro-climatic and agro-ecological zones that need for model of integrated farming system to be developed as a policy perspective to ensure the crop cultivation the highest level of protection against all sorts of threats. Chapter 7 takes history of agriculture, its changing scenario and its resilience over the years. Chapter 8 reviews the rejuvenation, modernization and mechanization of agriculture, its present bottlenecks on ethical elements of security such that trust could be promoted to outburst the explosive population; Chapter 9 reviews the information on soil resource in the context of problematic security threat; Chapter 10 reviews issues on external input based sustainable agriculture surrounding low land utilization as existing resource mobilization and utilization. Chapter 11 presents the importance of organic farming well as organic agriculture to get the best results in sustainable agriculture; Chapter 12 addresses the issue of water management and planning, with particular reference to irrigation management and judicious water application in crop cultivation. Chapter 13 presents gaps and problems in each of the current approaches in rainfed agriculture, rainwater harvesting as well as rainwater management in growing crops in best possible manner; Chapter 14 discusses management of lowland areas towards sustainable agriculture; Chapter 15 refers the land degradation and land treatments in the way of effective utilization of land resources through tillage, conservational tillage and other suitable measures; and Chapter 16 concludes the present principle of remedies, the economic equity, social security along the future task and presents pragmatic, formal, informal and technical principles necessary for managing food security in the new millennium.

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Bibliographic information

Title Integrated Farming Systems and Agricultural Sustainability
Author A. Zaman
Format Softcover
Date published: 26.06.2019
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789387973725
length 336p.