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Research to support development of organic food and farming

Watson, Christine; Alrøe, Hugo; Kristensen, Erik Steen;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Agriculture and organic agriculture in particular are developing rapidly, due not only to technological change but also to changes in agricultural policy and public expectation. Research allows new knowledge to be developed and is thus vital for the future of organic agriculture. We can ask the question, what is the purpose of research on organic farming? Is it to increase yield and productivity, to compare it with other forms of agriculture, or to quantify its environmental and social impact, minimise the adverse effects and maximise the benefits etc? The answer is of course that research has a role to play in all of these and many other aspects of developing t...
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