Smart Investments in Sustainable Food Production: Revisiting Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems

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Science  12 Feb 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5967, pp. 822-825
DOI: 10.1126/science.1183725

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  • Dung Use Affects Food Sustainability

    In the Perspective "Smart investments in sustainable food production: Revisiting mixed crop-livestock systems" (12 February 2010, p. 822), M. Herrero et al. address an important topic of raising the productivity of crop-livestock systems practiced by small-holder farmers in developing countries. They argue that "in such systems, livestock provide draft power to cultivate the land and manure to fertilize the soil and cr...

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