Green Organic Agriculture

Ayodele Farinde
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This book was written to expose agricultural stakeholders to Green Organic Agriculture (GOA) concept, principles and practices. The book documents practical experiences, indigenous knowledge, scientific knowledge and relevant technology. It will help agricultural stakeholders to identify and optimize local resources for fertilizers, pesticides, microbial solutions, therapy/prophylaxis, feed and food production hence reducing the cost of production. The book is a strategic tool for developing climate-smart agriculture as well as circular economy and green economy.

Summary of the book contents include the following;

Part One

The Concepts of Green Organic Agriculture (G.O.A)

Meaning of Green Organic Agriculture

The Need for Green Organic Agriculture

Goals of Green Organic Agriculture (G.O.A)

Practices in Green Organic Agriculture

Part Two

Identification and Utilization of Green Resources (of over 200)

Botanical Resources

*Legume Plants

*Non-Legume Plants

*Grass Plants

*Aquatic and Marine Plants

*Aromatic & Medicinal Plants

*Pesticide and Fertilizer Plants

*Climbing Shade Plant

*Packaging Plants

*Multipurpose Plants

*Plant Wastes

Biological Resources

*Animal Wastes

*Beneficial Organisms

Agromineral Resources

*Liquid-form Agrominerals

*Solid-form Agrominerals

Basic Technologies

*Simple Farm Machineries and Implements


*Preservation Technology

*Packaging Technology

*Material Conversion Technology

*Monitoring Equipment

Part Three

Simple Steps for Producing Selected 30 Organic Inputs

*Microbial Solutions

*Fertilizers and Bionutrients

*Pesticides and Repellants

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Optimizing Local Resources for Sustainable Agriculture

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Green Organic Agriculture

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