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2 edition of Sowing the green revolution. found in the catalog.

Sowing the green revolution.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

Sowing the green revolution.

by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

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Published in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Tropics.,
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 18.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS401 .I677
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p.
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5700928M
      LC Control Number70124091

      The gene revolution is the application of bio-technology in food is of great potential to farmers as it provides them with disease-free planting material and develops crops that. Sowing Seeds in the Desert: Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security - Ebook written by Masanobu Fukuoka. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Sowing Seeds in the Desert: Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security/5(10).

        If you are interested in reading about a different narrative or position of the Green Revolution in Asia (particularly Punjab, India) this is the book for you. At times, the lessons and detailed charts and pieces were a bit repetitive, but a really quick read as a critical alternative look into domineering (often mythical) stories about the 4/5.   This wonderful book is to be celebrated and savored for its grounded, encouraging wisdom."--Wendy Johnson, author of Gardening at the Dragon's Gate "Fans of Fukuoka's The One-Straw Revolution will be delighted by Sowing Seeds in the Desert, his last book/5().

      The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present condition of global trauma is not "natural," but a result of humanity's destructive actions. And, according to Masanobu Fukuoka, it is reversible.4/5(1). 3. TERESA CHAMBEL A green revolution at home. Productive gardens are the order of the day. They are more than just a growing phenomenon or a fad, they are a need and pleasure.


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