Recommended Reading

 

Books

Nutrition Rules by Graeme Sait
Mineral Nutrition of Plant Disease by Don Huber
Science in Agriculture by Arden Anderson
Life and Energy in Agriculture by Arden Anderson
The Biological Farmer by Gary Zimmer
Weeds, Control Without Poison by Charles Walters
Healthy Crops by Francis Chaboussou
From the Soil Up by Don Schriefer
The Nature and Properties of Soil by Nyle C. Brady
Mainline Farming for Century 21 by Dan Skow

 

Articles

Liebman M, Davis AS (2009) Managing weeds in organic farming systems: an ecological approach. In: Organic farming: The ecological system. Francis C, editor. Madison: American Society of Agronomy. 173–196.

 

Tilman D, Cassman KG, Matson PA, Naylor R, Polasky S (2002) Agricultural sustainability and intensive production practices. Nature 418: 671–677.

 

Liebman M, Staver CP (2001) Crop diversification for weed management. In: Liebman M, Mohler CL, Staver CP, editors. Ecological management of agricultural weeds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 322–374.

 

Bennett AJ, Bending GD, Chandler D, Hilton S, Mills P (2012) Meeting the demand for crop production: the challenge of yield decline in crops grown in short rotations. Biol Rev 87: 52–71.

 

Karlen DL, Varvel GE, Bullock DG, Cruse RM (1994) Crop rotations for the 21st century. Adv Agron 53: 1–45.

 

Grigg DB (1974) The agricultural systems of the world: An evolutionary approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 358 pp.

 

Magdoff F, Lanyon L, Liebhardt B (1997) Nutrient cycling, transformations, and flows: implications for a more sustainable agriculture. Adv Agron 60: 1–73.

 

Naylor R, Steinfeid H, Falcon W, Galloways J, Smil V, et al. (2005) Losing the links between livestock and land. Science 310: 1621–1622.

 

Mortensen DA, Egan JF, Maxwell BD, Ryan MR, Smith RG (2012) Navigating a critical juncture for sustainable weed management. BioSci 62: 75–84.

 

Seufert V, Ramankutty N, Foley JA (2012) Comparing the yields of organic and conventional agriculture. Nature 485: 229–232.

 

Liebman M, Davis AS (2009) Managing weeds in organic farming systems: an ecological approach. In: Organic farming: The ecological system. Francis C, editor. Madison: American Society of Agronomy. 173–196.

 

Heichel GH, Barnes DK, Vance CP, Henjum KI (1984) N2 fixation, and N and dry matter partitioning during a 4-year alfalfa stand. Crop Sci 24: 811–815.