This volume of proceedings contains the papers and posters presented at the Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), held in Adelaide, Australia, September 21 - 23, 2005. The conference was organised as part of the 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress in cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA). The papers cover the following aspects of organic farming research: Arable crop rotations, Nutrient managment of arable crops in closed cycles, Quality aspects of composts, Soil communities, Managing weeds, Pests and Diseases, Vegetable Growing and vegetables under glass, Food Quality, Long Term Field Experiments, Animal husbandry and welfare - ruminants, Animal husbandry and welfare - Non-ruminants, Economics and farmers' perspectives, Land use, conversion and rural development, Political instruments for organic farming, Market analysis: Improving knowledge about markets and their actors, Supply chain management - Improving cooperation between market actors, Knowing how conumers think and act to improve marketing, Sociology, Sustainability of farms, Environment, Biodiversity & Landscape, Research Structures and Methods. Further information on the Scientific Conference Researching Sustainable Systems, held September 21 to 23 in Adelaide, South Australia is available at www.isofar.org/adelaide2005.
|Autoren||Ulrich Köpke, Urs Niggli, Daniel Neuhoff, Peter Cornish, William Lockeretz, Helga Willer (Editors)|
|Herausgeber||c/o Institute of Organic Agriculture (IOL), FAO, University of Bonn|