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Sustainable practices for plant disease management in traditional farming systems

H. David Thurston

Sustainable practices for plant disease management in traditional farming systems

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Published by Westview Press, Oxford & IBH Pub. Co. Pvt. Ltd. in Boulder, New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phytopathogenic microorganisms -- Control.,
  • Plant diseases.,
  • Sustainable agriculture.,
  • Traditional farming.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-263) and indexes.

    Other titlesTraditional farming systems.
    StatementH. David Thurston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB731 .T48 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 279 p. :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1537643M
    ISBN 100813383633, 8120406532
    LC Control Number91015953


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David Thurston. Professor Emeritus - Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, ([email protected]) Scarlet runner bean. This page is, at best, an introduction to the subject of traditional farming systems. Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways, which means meeting society's present food and textile needs, without compromising the ability for current or future generations to meet their needs.

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