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Title: Contribution of organic farming to increase sustainability of Mediterranean small ruminants livestock systems
Authors: Ronchi, Bruno
Nardone, Alessandro
Keywords: Small ruminants
Geographic information systems
Helminths
Bioactive forages
Phytotherapy
Sustainable land use
Organic production
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Ronchi, B., Nardone, A. 2003. Contribution of organic farming to increase sustainability of Mediterranean small ruminants livestock systems. "Livestock Production Science" 80:17-31
Abstract: The aim of the paper is to evaluate the feasibility and constraints of organic farming to increase the sustainability of Mediterranean small ruminant livestock systems. The paper analyzes the factors affecting sustainability of small ruminant livestock systems in the Mediterranean basin, such as seasonal forage availability or suboptimal pasture utilisation due to overgrazing but also the factor of undergrazing. The paper considers how the application of practices of organic farming may cont
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Description: L’articolo è disponibile sul sito dell’editore http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03016226
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/145
ISSN: 0301-6226
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