Renewable Matter # 11 / July-August

The Bio Plant is Growing Fast

by Luciano Trentini

Ensuring crop productivity using natural methods and resources, reducing environmental impact and risks for human health: this is how the approach to agricultural production is changing. And today, globally, land used for organic farming is approximately 43 million hectares. 

 

High production volumes achieved through growing investments in advanced technologies and technical means aimed at increasing productivity (fertilizers) and reducing risks (phytochemicals) caused by increasingly resistant and aggressive pathogens. For modern, “industrialized” agriculture, this is probably a partial, but undoubtedly accurate portrait. 

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