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The Power of Duck - Takao Furuno

The Power of Duck - Takao Furuno

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The Power of Duck - Integrated Rice and Duck Farming
By Takao Furuno

Published by Tagari Publications - Paperback - 21cm x 28cm

If you are like us, on a quest for knowledge about sustainable design systems...

We're talking about the rubbish popularised by chemical companies that rice production is chemical dependent – 10,000 Japanese rice growers have proved otherwise.

This book is written by a farmer for farmers – a complete guide to integrated duck and rice farming.

Takao Furuno, a Japanese rice farmer has been producing sustainable, profitable organic rice for the last ten years. Abundantly illustrated, tabled and photographed, this book serves as a text-book for case studies and farmer-evolved natural systems.

'Farmers have increased their yield by 20 to 50 per cent or more in the first year'. — Mae-Wan Ho, Open University, Milton Keyes, U.K.

'By using human imagination and ingenuity, and by co-operating with nature rather than re-engineering it, Takao Furuno has cleared yet another path for a safe, diverse and sustainable agricultural future. So who needs transgenic crops?' — from Soil and Health, February 2000, pp 36–37

'A beautiful case history of sustainable agriculture – very finely worked out.' — Bill Mollison, co-originator of Permaculture


We use recycled or reused material for packaging.

The tape is biodegradable.


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