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low input agriculture
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
Definition
A farming system in which the use of off-farm resources, such as commercially purchased chemicals and fuels, is minimized and the use of internal resources, such as biological pest controls, solar or wind energy, biologically fixed nitrogen, and other nutrients from green manures, organic matter or soil reserves, is maximized.
Definition Source
AFSIC; Systems Research for Agriculture by Laurie E. Drinkwater (2016), as adapted from National Research Council. 2010. Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39541.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39541
Used For
low-input agriculture
low-input farming
low input farming
low input farming systems
Broader Term
farming systems
Related Term
integrated agricultural systems
Spanish
agricultura de bajo insumo
Term Number
39541