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After watching Geoffrey Lawton's Greening the Desert (Lawton, 2015), it is clear that one reason permaculture was ideally suited to application in the Jordan Desert was that the land in this area was so poor that traditional agricultural methods simply could not be used. This as primarily because the area...

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Purpose: This speech seeks to highlight the use of chemicals in agriculture, highlighting both safe and unsafe usage and calling to action the need to encourage safe usage. Thesis: In a bid to understand the importance of the topic, it is imperative to differentiate safe usage of chemicals in agriculture...

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Permanent agriculture, also called permaculture, incorporates design principles based on patterns and features of natural ecosystems that work effectively to support healthy growing environments. Permanent agriculture can be sustained indefinitely by using nature’s characteristics of soil, ground slope, weather and plant interactions wisely. Over time, well designed environments will serve...

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Initially, community supported agriculture began in the 1980s in northeastern United States. The initiative was to provide a form of food security for the community. The idea was first incorporated in Europe using biodynamic agriculture by two farmers Jan Vander Tuin and Traugher Groh. The first CSA was established in...

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Genetic engineering also known as genetic modification makes use of various tools as well as techniques from bioengineering and biotechnology to modify living organisms’ genetic composition. Using plants and animal genetic engineering and cloning for human has raised many ethical issues. The advances in biotechnology and bioengineering have enabled the...

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Abstract The use of antibiotics in agriculture began very soon after the first wide-spread use of antibiotics in humans. During World War II, antibiotics – primarily penicillin – were desperately needed for injured soldiers, so a method of large-scale production was devised (Gustafson & Bowen, 1997). The first published use...

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Rooftops and urban areas represent an underutilized resource. They have the potential to provide environmental, economic, and social benefits that strengthen the urban environment and community (Proksch, 2011). Green roofs help to reduce air pollution and improve the heating and cooling efficiency of the building (GSA, 2011). They can also...

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Pros The Tuscon Community Supported Agriculture (TCSA) approach means that buyers know where their food comes from, and are more aware of the processes involved in the production of that food (Goland, 2002). The TSCA also allows buyers to support local farmers and the state economy through the purchase of...

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