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Read online The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture Howard s The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in The Soil and Health argues that industrial agriculture emergent in Howard s era and dominant today disrupts the delicate balance of nature and irrevocably robs the soil of its fertility Howard s classic treatise links the burgeoning health crises facing crops livestock and humanity to this radical degradation of the Earth s soil His message that we must respect and restore the health of the soil for the benefit of future generations still resonates among those who are concerned about the effects of chemically enhanced agriculture by Albert Howard

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The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture
Title:The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture
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Number of Pages:307
Category:Health, Gardening, Non fiction, Food, Agriculture, Nature, Green, History, Environment, Science
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