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Koepf S Practical Biodynamics

Author : Herbert H. Koepf
ISBN : 0863159265
Genre : Gardening
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This is an invaluable guide for anyone working with biodynamic methods, offering Koepf's unique insights and wisdom on practical issues. This overview of Koepf's work is a newly edited combination of four pamphlets: "Compost"; "Biodynamic Sprays"; "Three Lectures on Biodynamics"; and "Research in Biodynamic Agriculture" (all previously published by the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association of North America).
Category: Gardening

Biodynamic Beekeeping

Author : Matthias Thun
ISBN : 9781782506867
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Modern beekeeping, influenced by new technologies and breeding methods, has increased honey production but left bee colonies weak and vulnerable to disease. With the alarming decline of the bee population raising concerns about an impending ecological crisis, many beekeepers are seeking a more sustainable way of caring for bees. Biodynamic Beekeeping is the first book to offer practical instruction on caring for bees using biodynamic theories and methods. By considering the influence of the movement of the stars and the planets on the bees' natural habits, biodynamics encourages beekeepers to be more in tune with their bees indicating, for example, the best days on which to inspect colonies or gather honey. This fascinating book offers beekeepers detailed advice and instruction on how to work more holistically, including: the challenges and advantages of breeding queen bees how to artificially induce swarming to propagae colonies how to use biodynamic ashing techniques to combat varroa mites instructions for making winter-feed according to current biodynamic thinking
Category: Technology & Engineering

Companion Plants And How To Use Them

Author : Helen Philbrick
ISBN : 9781782503385
Genre : Gardening
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It has long been observed, by farmers, gardeners and botanists alike, that from time to time certain plants seem to affect certain other plants growing their near them – both favourably and unfavourably. By taking account of these relationships, farmers and gardeners can improve the quality of food and flowers, reduce losses from pests and disease, drought and frost, and enhance both satisfaction and pleasure in their work and financial profit. Years of experimentation by Richard Gregg and subsequently Helen Philbrick and others resulted in this unique reference book. It offers a detailed and comprehensive A-Z of plants and how they affect each other and their surrounding environment, including the soil, insects and birds.
Category: Gardening

What Is Biodynamics

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 9780880109895
Genre : Nature
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"This edition has been edited by Marcia Merryman Means, who also wrote the short introductions before each lecture"--T.p. verso.
Category: Nature

Research In Biodynamic Agriculture

Author : Herbert H. Koepf
ISBN : CORNELL:31924067943641
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 59.7 MB
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The author addresses some basic concepts, approaches and results of biodynamic agriculture, reporting essential work. Many references are included
Category: Technology & Engineering

Bio Dynamics

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924097714343
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

Organic Agriculture

Author : Acram Taji
ISBN : 9780643099395
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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With global revenue surpassing twenty-five billion dollars annually, organic agriculture is a highly visible and rapidly growing component of agricultural production. In Organic Agriculture: A Global Perspective, Paul Kristiansen, Acram Taji, and John Reganold, and their international group of contributors scientifically review key aspects of organic agriculture. At the intersection of research, education, and practice, the contributors look at the organic agricultural movement’s successes and limitations. The first half of this book critically evaluates the agricultural production of both plants and livestock in organic farming systems. All major aspects of organic agriculture are explored, including historical background and underlying principles, soil-fertility management, crop and animal production, breeding strategies, and crop protection. This global and comprehensive overview also addresses the economic, social, and political aspects of organic farming. These include economics and marketing; standards and certification; environmental impacts and social responsibility; and research, education, and extension. The book is a unique and timely science-based international work documenting current practices in organic agriculture and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses. For more than two decades, research into organic methods by mainstream scientists has generated a large body of information that can now be integrated and used for assessing the actual impacts of organic farming in a wide range of disciplines. The knowledge of selected international experts has been combined in one volume, providing a comprehensive review of organic farming globally. Researchers, teachers, extensionists, students, primary producers and others around the world who are interested in sustainable agriculture will find this book to be a valuable and reliable resource.
Category: Technology & Engineering

East West Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106009124162
Genre : Alternative medicine
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Category: Alternative medicine


Author : Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association (in New Zealand)
ISBN : 1869540018
Genre : Organic farming
File Size : 39.44 MB
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Category: Organic farming

Biodynamic Greenhouse Management

Author : Heinz Grotzke
ISBN : WISC:89037872017
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 78.58 MB
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Heinz Grotzke draws on over forty years of experience as a professional gardener to address the practicalities of greenhouse management, such as soil blends, preparations, sanitation and cuttings.
Category: Gardening

Bio Dynamic Farming Practice

Author : Friedrich Sattler
ISBN : WISC:89052211257
Genre : Agricultural ecology
File Size : 37.68 MB
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Handbook with general concepts of biodynamic agriculture and practical advices on farm level
Category: Agricultural ecology

Life To The Land

Author : Katherine Castelliz
ISBN : 0906155118
Genre : Gardening
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This practical and easy-to-read book will be useful to bio-dynamic farmers and gardeners and yet can be read with profit by anyone who has had no prior acquaintance with the bio-dynamic approach to agriculture.
Category: Gardening

Pfeiffer S Introduction To Biodynamics

Author : Ehrenfried Pfeiffer
ISBN : 086315848X
Genre : Gardening
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Ehrenfried Pfeiffer was a pioneer of biodynamics in North America. This short but comprehensive book is a collection of three key articles introducing the concepts, principles and practice of the biodynamic method, as well as an overview of its early history.The book also includes a short biography of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer by Herbert H. Koepf.
Category: Gardening

The Biodynamic Farm

Author : Herbert H. Koepf
ISBN : WISC:89032873754
Genre : Science
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This book is meant to give a concise factual and, in some respects, conceptual description of the biodynamic farming method. Besides basic farm aspects the author also pays attention to "nutritional quality and the consumer", and "biodynamic farming and society". In appendices information is given a.o. on addresses of biodynamic associations, schools and training programmes, veterinary preparations, and a biodynamic spray for intensive apple orchards
Category: Science

Proceedings Of Workshop On Resource Efficient Farming Methods For Tanzania May 16 20 1983 Faculty Of Agriculture Forestry And Veterinary Science University Of Dar Es Salaam Morogoro Tanzania

Author : Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Science
ISBN : UCSC:32106007119206
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This conference organized in cooperation with the Tanzanian government, presents the basic principles and possibilities of organic farming with special attention to resource efficiency. It ends with a program of action for Tanzania
Category: Technology & Engineering

Researching Sustainable Systems

Author : International Society of Organic Agricultural Research. Scientific Conference
ISBN : CORNELL:31924087437053
Genre : Agricultural ecology
File Size : 74.64 MB
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Category: Agricultural ecology