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Regenerating the soil

Regenerating the Soil

  • Other India Press (Publisher)
  • Release Date 09/2011
  • Printed Pages 200

In this new and revolutionary book, Claude Bourguignon explains the natural basis of organic agriculture.
Following in the footsteps of Albert Howard who wrote similarly more than sixty years ago, Bourguignon begins with the forest and how it practices the most efficient form of organic farming known ever. He then describes his experiments in following the forest model of using the soil – and the organisms in the soil for – for producing food.
Bourguignon shows how 97% of the nutrition of the plants comes from the atmosphere. However, because we do not cultivate the microorganisms of the soil, we forfeit their capacity to transform natural nutritional sources in a form readily available to plants.

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