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ES 4125
Sustainable Food Production: Soil and Environment - Level 6
An integrated approach to soil fertility and sustainable food production. The principles of soil formation and self-sustaining soil systems, biodiversity, biologically grown food, irrigation, water management and social values are also discussed. Focus on crops and livestock management cases, minimizing the severe irreversible soil damages to Mediterranean ecosystems. Sustainable food production and organic farming for the society. Food as a product, food policies.
Prerequisites: ES 1000
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/0/3
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