Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 36 issue 3 (september 2021) : 204-207

A Sustainable Agriculture: Organic Farming: A Review

Gunmala Gugalia
1Department of Botany, Sangam University, Bhilwara-311 001, Rajasthan, India.
  • Submitted18-06-2021|

  • Accepted18-08-2021|

  • First Online 06-09-2021|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP307

Cite article:- Gugalia Gunmala (2021). A Sustainable Agriculture: Organic Farming: A Review. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 36(3): 204-207. doi: 10.18805/BKAP307.
Agriculture is the backbone of India’s economy and agriculture employs more than 70% of the country’s people. With the continued use of fertilizers and their negative environmental repercussions, the farming community is becoming more aware of alternative agriculture systems, such as organic farming. Organic farming is a natural farming technique that meets society’s food and nutrition demands while not diminishing natural resources. Thus, by combining organic resources with high-yielding varieties and technologies, the country was able to enhance not only its food excess, but also its environmental pollution, pesticide toxicity and agricultural production sustainability. Organic farming also feeds crops with macronutrients and micronutrients, as well as improving the physical, chemical and biological qualities of the soil. In organic farming, pest and disease management alternatives rely mainly on preventive measures rather than curative treatments, which are based on environmentally safer management strategies. The priority has been placed on maintaining the ecosystem’s health, allowing plants to become resistant to insect pests and illnesses.

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