Organic farming not too far behind conventional farming, says Berkeley study

December 12, 2014 0 Comments

Subodh Varma, TNN | Dec 10, 2014

NEW DELHI: Countering a popular notion that organic farming gives lower yields than conventional farming, a review of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found that certain practices could further shrink the productivity gap between organic crops and conventional farming