New Roots for Agriculture

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"The plowshare may well have destroyed more options for future generations than the sword," writes Wes Jackson in a review of practices that have brought U.S. agriculture to the edge of disaster. Tillage has hastened the erosion of irreplaceable topsoil everywhere and a technology based on fossil fuels has increased yields for short-term profits, leaving crops ever more vulnerable to diseases, pests, and droughts. Such, says Jackson, is "the failure of success." As high-technology agriculture becomes more wasteful and ...

New Roots for Agriculture 1985, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803275621

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New Roots for Agriculture 1980, Brick House Pub. Co.

ISBN-13: 9780913890387

Unabridged

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