Sustainable Agriculture: A Global Overview

Lovett, J.V.
October 1990
Social Alternatives;Oct90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p4
Academic Journal
Discusses alternative approaches to conventional agriculture. Achievements and cost of conventional agriculture; Sustainable agriculture as an alternative to conventional agriculture.


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