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date: 21 November 2019

Agriculture (China and Southeast Asia)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Christopher CUMOChristopher CUMO

The success of intensive agriculture and the Green Revolution has blessed China and Southeast Asia with abundant food but has harmed the environment. The misuse of agrochemicals has polluted soil, water, and air and threatened biodiversity. China and Southeast Asia have made strides toward sustainable agriculture by conserving soil, practicing no-tillage and minimum tillage, adopting integrated pest management, planting legumes, and returning marginal land to forest and pasture. ...

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