Organic Farming: A Step towards Better Environment
Sakshi Kaushal and Zorawar Singh
Department of Zoology, Khalsa College Amritsar, Punjab, India 143001
Correspondence and requests for materials should be addressed to ZS
Received: 14-04-2022 Accepted: 10-07-2022 Published: 15-07-2022
Organic agriculture is a type of farming that avoids the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers in order to protect the health of the soil, environment, and people. Farming techniques should be changed to have a beneficial environmental impact. Due to the presence of more chemical residues in conventional agriculture, food has negative health impacts. Organic farming has grown in popularity as a result of food quality and safety concerns. Organic farming is environment friendly. It is beneficial to the soil's long-term fertility. Organic farming is the finest option for long-term farming since the yield does not diminish with time but rather grows. Integrated organic farming is a zero-waste method in which waste from one operation is used as a resource or nutrient in another. Farmers should consider organic farming as a viable strategy for combating climate change. India has emerged as one of the world's leading organic producers. India has created numerous organic brands of its own. People all across the world are becoming more aware of the dangers of pesticides and are asking for organic foods. Farmers are returning to organic farming owing to the rising threats that conventional agriculture poses to production, human health, and the environment. Organic farming should continue to expand. Organic agricultural techniques should continue to increase, which will help to reduce agriculture's negative environmental implications.
Keywords: Organic farming; Climate change; Biodiversity, Pesticide toxicity; Decomposition; Global warming
Citation: Kaushal S and Singh Z (2022) Organic Farming: A Step towards Better Environment. Environ Sci Arch 1(2):53-59. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7133146
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