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Innovating for Sustainable Agriculture

  • Willem van LaarhovenEmail author
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Abstract

Bioresources can be produced endlessly if nature is used with care. However, today’s farming involves linear chains of producers in which animal and mineral fertilizers, pesticides, and other materials are supplied externally with much energy use and pollution. In addition, large material losses to the environment are observed and residuals are inefficiently reused. Possibilities to enhance the circularity in the agricultural chain are addressed because it is a key factor in the development of sustainable agricultural practices.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sint-OedenrodeThe Netherlands

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