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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 66 (1982)

Issue: 7. (July)

First Page: 960

Last Page: 960

Title: Integrated Farming System (IFS): ABSTRACT

Author(s): George L. Chan

Article Type: Meeting abstract


The Integrated Farming System (IFS) is a concept that holds promise for the people of the tropical world where there is plenty of solar energy, the nonpolluting source of power for this technologically simple system. It is a viable alternative to the highly technical and petroleum-based systems that brought economic development to the industrialized countries. The IFS approach is based on Previous HiteffectiveTop management of water and food systems in a complete recycling program that produces its own feed, fertilizer, and fuel for an integrated livestock-aquaculture-agriculture industry development, while controlling problems of sanitation and pollution at minimum cost and for maximum benefits.

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