The sustainability of cotton : consequences for man and environment

K.J. Kooistra, A.J. Termorshuizen, R. Pyburn

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Abstract

This project aimed to summarise literature that compares conventional, IPM, and organic cotton production systems in terms of environmental impact; to select indicators which can be used to compare the environmental impact of conventional, IPM, and organic cotton production systems and to start a discussion on the social aspects relevant for trade in sustainable cotton.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherScience Shop Wageningen UR
Number of pages60
ISBN (Print)9789085850007
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Publication series

NameReport / Wetenschapswinkel Wageningen UR
PublisherScience Shop Wageningen UR
No.223

Keywords

  • organic farming
  • integrated pest management
  • cotton industry
  • cotton
  • sustainability
  • certification
  • quality controls
  • agro-industrial chains

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