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Organic Farming Research in India: Present Status and Way Forward

Gopinath KA; Jayalakshmi Mitnala;
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<p>Organic farming is a knowledge intensive system and has been developed by practitioners themselves over the years. Organic farming is native to India. The farmers of ancient India are known to have evolved nature friendly farming systems and practices such as mixed farming, mixed cropping and crop rotation. The first “scientific” approach to organic farming can be quoted back to the Vedas of the “Later Vedic Period”, 1000 BC to 600 BC. There has been significant increase in the area under certified organic farming during the last 10 years. With less than 42,000 ha under certified organic farming during 2003-04, the area under organic farming grew by almost 25...
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2018

Organic Farming Research in India: Present Status and Way Forward

Gopinath KA; Jayalakshmi Mitnala;