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Unformatted text preview: 1. Describe sustainable agriculture. 2. How long has sustainable agriculture been practiced by farmers and land managers? For this question you need to do a bit of historical research (Hint: Do some research - It's more than 100 years.) 3. Describe four of the problems that sustainable agriculture addresses and how it proposes to alleviate or decrease the effects of these problems. Please organize these answers as “a-d”. 4. How do legumes fit into the premise of sustainable agriculture? What is their role in providing nutritional needs for plants? 5. What are two methods used to improve soil quality? 6. Describe integrated pest management. 7. Is there a difference between sustainable agriculture and organic farming? Does one necessarily include the other? 8. (Do not need reference as this is an opinion ). Do you think there is a benefit in teaching farmers and land managers the principles of sustainable agriculture? Why?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2010 for the course NATS 104 taught by Professor Lewis during the Winter '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Winter '08