The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture

The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture

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by Albert Howard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813191718

ISBN-13: 9780813191713

Pub. Date: 01/12/2007

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India, Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture. Howard's The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in 1945. The Soil and Health argues that industrial agriculture, emergent in Howard's

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During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India, Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture. Howard's The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in 1945. The Soil and Health argues that industrial agriculture, emergent in Howard's era and dominant today, disrupts the delicate balance of nature and irrevocably robs the soil of its fertility. Howard's classic treatise links the burgeoning health crises facing crops, livestock, and humanity to this radical degradation of the Earth's soil. His message — that we must respect and restore the health of the soil for the benefit of future generations — still resonates among those who are concerned about the effects of chemically enhanced agriculture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813191713
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
01/12/2007
Series:
Culture of the Land Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,266,346
Product dimensions:
0.79(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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