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  1. After the Green Revolution

    Sustainable Agriculture for Development

    By Gordon R. Conway, Edward B. Barbier

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Unwelcome Harvest

    Agriculture and pollution

    By Gordon R. Conway, Jules N. Pretty

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Agriculture Pollutes: pesticides can destroy wildlife and some are toxic to humans; some fungicides and herbicides cause cancer. Nitrates result in the contamination of drinking water and produce the risk of the ?blue-baby? syndrome in infants and of stomach cancer in adults. Agriculture produces...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

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