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Organic vegetable production and how it relates to LISA
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Organic farming and the Low Input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA) program are both part of an alternative agricultural movement that promotes the use of biological interactions and cultural practices over agricultural chemicals. The goal of this movement is productive

Factors affecting adoption of organic vegetable farming in Chitwan District, Nepal
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The importance of organic agriculture is being realized by farmers as well as the policy makers, intellectuals and sensitive citizens after observing the deteriorating situation in the agriculture sector of Nepal. A broad range of factors including the socio-economic

Learning challenges in organic vegetable farming: an activity theoretical study of on-farm practices
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The emergence and growth of organic farming is part of the rapidly changing picture and potential new functions of agriculture in industrialized countries. Agriculture and the technical cultivation issues in farming need to be seen and investigated more than ever in

Drip-irrigation systems for small conventional vegetable farms and organic vegetable farms
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Community level organic vegetable production program: an experience of Kathmandu district
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The conventional system made farmers dependent on production inputs of multinational companies such as hybrid seed, fertilizer, fuel, machines and plant protection chemicals. As a result it replaced locally available indigenous technologies and skills. The environmental

Cultural practices and sample costs for organic vegetable production on the Central Coast of California
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Organic vegetable farms on the Central Coast region of California are generally intensive operations. That is, two and sometimes three crops may be harvested off the same acreage each year. Many approaches exist for growing and marketing organic vegetables. This

North Carolina organic vegetable production cost study
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American consumers continue to buy organically grown food, especially fruits and vegetables, for variety of reasons including lifestyle, nutrition, taste, and health choices. As consumer interest in organic food increases, new market opportunities exist for suppliers as

Vegetable farmers attitude towards organic agriculture practices in selected states of South West Nigeria
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Organic farming as a sustainable agricultural approach is a growing concept in South West Nigeria. This study investigated the attitude of vegetable farmers toward organic agriculture practices in South West Nigeria and the determinants of their attitude. Cluster sampling was

Activity theoretical view on crop rotation planning in organic vegetable farming
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Crop rotation is an essential basis of an organic farming system. An activity theoretical concept of object shall be used in examining planning processes of crop rotations. Farmers object construction means their creating and maintaining the social meaning and purpose of

Production and post harvest management practices followed in organic vegetable cultivation
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The research study was conducted in Belgaum district of Karnataka state during 2007-08, with the sample size of 140 respondents. The ex-post-facto research design was used for the study. The findings revealed that all the respondents adopted transplanting method in

Economic rationale of commercial organic fertilizer technology in vegetable production in Osun State of Nigeria
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The fragility and high susceptibility of the soils in Nigeria to degradation and loss of nutrients make augmentation through the use of fertilizers necessary to obtain reasonable crop yield. The use of market oriented organic fertilizer is being encouraged to improve soil fertility and

Alternatives to plastic mulch for organic vegetable production
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Weed control is one of the primary concerns in organic farming as it is labor intensive, expensive and time consuming. Since its introduction in the 1950s, plastic mulch has become a standard practice used by many farmers to control weeds, increase crop yield

Organic fertilizers and composts for vegetable transplant production
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Interest in organic production methods for vegetables continues to increase. Production practices for organic field production of vegetables have a long history, but practices to grow organic vegetable transplants in a spring greenhouse are poorly known. Organic fertilizers

Setting eco-label standards in the fresh organic vegetable market of Northeast Arkansas
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This study uses consumer-intercept interviews at farmers markets and organic produce retail stores in northeast Arkansas to determine the variables that influence eco-label use in organic produce markets. The results indicate that females, consumers with higher annual

Economic and technical assessment of organic vegetable farming in comparison with other production systems in Chiang Mai, Thailand
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The government of Thailand is promoting alternative vegetable production such as organic , chemical pesticide free, and safe use production systems. Most vegetable producers do not have confidence in transforming from their conventional system to organic farming

Preparation of organic fertilizer from seaweed and its effect on the growth of some vegetable and ornamental plants
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Abstract Seaweed, Codium lyengarii Borg., which grow wild on the coast of Karachi were utilized for the preparation of compost,
tested for the growth of vegetables, and flowering plants. Seaweed manure significantly increased the rate of growth of plants. Higher contents

The Policy Effectiveness of Go Organic : A Study on Implementation and Efficiency of Organic Vegetable Cultivation in Semarang Municipality
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This paper discussed the cost and benefit level of the marketing mix of organic vegetable cultivation. In 2011, the research assessed the effectiveness of policy of Go Organic 2010 in Semarang municipality. The objectives of this work are to assess:(1) program

The determination of cost and profitability of organic vegetable production in greenhouse: A case study for Turkey
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It is important to determine the cost and profitability of organic vegetable production in order to encourage the farmers and to fix the market prices of these products. This research aims at evaluating the economic feasibility of growing organic tomatoes under greenhouse

Organic fruit and vegetable production: Is it for you
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The organic fruit and vegetable industry is located mainly in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, and is not particularly showing signs of increased producer participation. Still, supermarkets across the country are setting aside ever-larger portions of their produce

Residual effect of Organic manure EM Bokashi applied to Proceeding Crop of Vegetable Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) on succeeding Crop of Radish
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This study was conducted to assess the residual effect of different organic manure EM Bakashi on yield of radish (Raphanus sativus) on sandy regosol. Immediately after harvesting of vegetable cowpea, radish was cultivated as succeeding crop without