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Visit emeraldpublishing. Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to carry out an empirical investigation of the role of various factors such as economics, social, marketing, cultivation and government in adoption of organic farming. Findings The study found five major factors that affect the adoption of organic farming economic, social, marketing, cultivation, government policy in India.
Social implications This study suggests that without government support, the adoption of organic agriculture seems to be a highly challenging task in a situation, where majority of the farmers fall under the small and marginal category.
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View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title While public anxiety about genetically engineered foodstuffs and BSE in cattle has developed in Europe, on the positive side there has been a rapidly rising demand for organic produce. Great condition Learn more about this copy. Other Popular Editions of the Same Title.
Search for all books with this author and title. Customers who bought this item also bought. Stock Image. And also forced to increase the food grain production of India to increase the food security. Swaminathan 3.
Green revolution technologies High yielding varieties, chemical fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, mechanization, irrigation High production Overcoming food crisis, self sufficiency in food grain, buffer stock of food grain Not sustainable Stagnation or fall in productivity, decline in soil fertility, salinity problem, lowering of water table, environmental pollution 4. Relationships between chemical input levels and sustainability 8.
What does organic farming means? Objectives of Organic Farming Produce food with higher nutritional quality Work with natural system Maintain and increase soil fertility Use renewable resources as far as possible Wider social and ecological impact of farming system Allow satisfaction to agricultural producer Avoid Pollution Objective of organic farming 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Components of organic farming Principles of organic agriculture Rajib Roychowdhury et al.
Organic farming in India Supply of Nutrients: 1.
Supply of Nutrients: 2. Bio-fertilizers Sr. Group example N2 Fixing Bio fertilizer 1. Free-living Azotobacter , Beijerinka, Clostridium, Anabanea 2. Symbiotic Rhizobium, Azolla, Frankia 3. Associtave symbiotic Azospirrlum P Solubilising Bio fertilizer 1.
Bacteria Bacillus sp, pseudomonus sp 2. Arbuscular mycorrhiza Gloumus sp, Gigaspora sp, 2. Ectomycorrhiza Laccaria sp, Amanita sp. Ericoid mycorrhizae Pezizella ericae 4. Orchid mycorrhizae Rhizoctonia solani.
Horticultural farms that grow fruits and vegetables in protected conditions often rely even more on external inputs. Rome, Italy: FAO; Each EU member state is required to appoint an organisation that is responsible for certified organic produce exported from that country. Food Policy ; — University of Wisconsin. Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people.