Hello guest
Your basket is empty
We provide two pathways to the content. Thematic (chapters that address certain themes, e.g. cultivation, regardless of crop or animal type) and Product (chapters that relate to a specific type of crop or animal). Choose the most applicable route to find the right collection for you. 
 
Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us and let us help you build a custom-made collection. 
You are in: All categories > A-Z Chapters > M
Use the Contact form to discuss the best purchasing method for you... Start building your collection today!

Mitigating the impact of environmental, social and economic issues on sugarcane cultivation to achieve sustainability

Code: 9781838796075
Kathy Hurly and Richard Nicholson, SA Canegrowers, South Africa; Carolyn Baker and Michelle Binedell, South African Sugarcane Research Institute, South Africa; Vaughan Koopman, WWF-SA, South Africa; Graeme Leslie, Consultant Entomologist, South Africa; Geoff Maher, Zambia Sugar, Zambia; and Scott Pryor, North Dakota State University, USA

Chapter synopsis: Mitigating the impact of sugarcane cultivation on the environment and ensuring both economic and social sustainability is key to successful and enduring sugar industries. This chapter focuses on the impact of agrochemical use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and how these may be mitigated. Persistent effects of agrochemical practices are described and strategies aimed at mitigating their impact are identified. Sources of GHG emissions are identified and some of the challenges associated with implementation of the practices required to mitigate their effects are provided. The chapter outlines arguments associated with the economic value of the practices that underpin adherence to improved environmental management, and includes a case study from South Africa to demonstrate an expansive learning approach to enhance adoption of a sound environmental management system, SUSFARMS®.

DOI: £25.00
Quantity:
Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Environmental impacts on sugarcane cultivation 3 Economics of sustainable sugarcane cultivation 4 Case study: mitigating negative environmental effects 5 Small-scale grower (SSG) sustainable production 6 Conclusion and future trends 7 Where to look for further information 8 References

Also in M

Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings