A Review on the Impact of Sustainable Agriculture Practices on Crop Yields and Soil Health

Authors

  • Fluturim SALIU Faculty of Economics, University of Tetova, North Macedonia
  • Muhammad Luqman Department of Agriculture, University of Swabi, Swabi 23561, Pakistan
  • Hasan Salem Alkhaz'leh Environment, Water, and Energy Research Center, Alalbayt University, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.8726/6c986f39

Keywords:

sustainable agriculture, crop yields, soil health, crop rotation, cover cropping, conservation tillage, organic farming, agroecosystem resilience.

Abstract

Sustainable agriculture practices, such as crop rotation, cover cropping, conservation tillage, and organic
farming, can improve soil health and enhance crop yields. These practices can promote soil organic matter,
nutrient cycling, and soil biodiversity, contributing to higher agroecosystem resilience. While there may be
trade-offs between short-term productivity gains and long-term environmental and social benefits, integrating
various sustainable agriculture practices can help achieve a balance between these objectives. Leveraging the
synergies between these practices can contribute to a sustainable and resilient global food system, addressing
the challenges of feeding a growing population while preserving natural resources and minimizing
environmental impacts.

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2023-05-10

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A Review on the Impact of Sustainable Agriculture Practices on Crop Yields and Soil Health. (2023). International Journal of Research and Advances in Agricultural Sciences, 2(3), 01-13. https://doi.org/10.8726/6c986f39

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