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date: 20 October 2019

Agricultural Intensification  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Roshan M. BAJRACHARYARoshan M. BAJRACHARYA, Bed Mani DAHALBed Mani DAHAL

Intensified agricultural production involves the use of land for food or livestock production in a way that increases output. The rapid increase in human population has made it imperative to meet the demands for food and other natural products. Injudicious and uninformed use of agrochemicals and technology often leads to land, air, and water pollution and degradation. Environmentally sound farming practices enhance production while sustainably supporting future generations. ...

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