Organic farming-concept, principles, goals & as a sustainable agriculture: A review
International Journal of Chemical Studies
After the independence period, the most important emerging challenge has been to produce sufficient food for the growing population of India. In view of rising population and demand for food production, conventional farming systems cannot be abandoned but organic farming should be certified where it already exists and promoted to the newer areas to the extent possible because it seems safer yet for sustainable agriculture at a time when advanced technologies are still costly and have to be
... and have to be proved safe for long-term development. Organic farming is considered as an ecologically, socially and economically viable agricultural production system. Organic farming is one of the several approaches found to meet the objective of sustainable agriculture. For ensuring sustainable agriculture, organic farming practices mostly relied on biological inputs rather than indiscriminate use of chemical inputs. In organic farming, negative effects of chemical farming are avoided. It is also key approach to solve the problems being faced by agriculture in India today.