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How traditional agriculture is approaching sustainability






Biomass & Bioenergy 14(4): 329-332

How traditional agriculture is approaching sustainability

Sustainable agriculture is described as both a systematic method of engaging in agricultural activity and an outward expression of a land ethic. A general description of the sustainable agriculture model is provided along with characteristic concepts of sustainable systems.

Accession: 003162671

DOI: 10.1016/s0961-9534(97)10068-x

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