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us: Alternative agriculture

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Agriculture--Appropriate technology
    • us: Agriculture, Alternative
    • us: Alternative agricultural systems
    • us: Alternative farming systems
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Agricultural systems
    • us: Appropriate technology
  • Related Terms

    • us: Sustainable agriculture
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Agriculture--Appropriate technologyAgricultureAgricultureAppropriate technologyAppropriate technology
  • Sources

    • found: Alternative agriculture, 1989 (Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council; alternative farming systems) p. 27 (Alternative agriculture is any system of food or fiber production that systematically pursues the following goals: More thorough incorporation of natural processes ...; Reduction in the use of off-farm inputs with ... potential to harm the environment ...; Greater productive use of the biological and genetic potential of plant and animal species; Improvement ... to ensure long-term sustainability ...; and Profitable and efficient production ...)
    • found: LC data base, 2/9/90 (alternative agricultural systems, alternative methods of agriculture, alternative agriculture systems, alternative agriculture, alternative/appropriate technologies in agriculture)
    • found: Letter from F. Pohl, Mann Library, 3/27/90, and phone call to J. Maclean, NAL, 4/5/90 (related heading: Sustainable agriculture)
    • notfound: Web. 3;Random House;Black's agric. dict.;Biol. & agr. index: v. 42, v. 74, no. 11
  • LC Classification

    • S494.5.A65
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-08-14: new
    • 1990-06-08: revised
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