Quantum-Based Agriculture: the Final Frontier

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    Abstract

    Organic farming already meets multiple sustainability goals, and factors limiting its mainstreaming are social rather than technical. What is the next step for organic farming? To date, both organic and industrial agriculture have been based on the particle-matter approach within the disciplines of chemistry and biology. This review paper argues that the logical next step is to embrace Quantum-Based Agriculture (QBA) that draws from the theories and concepts of quantum physics and biology and takes a wave-based approach. The paper outlines how modern medicine, and many of our communication technologies, already apply quantum science, it explains the nature of QBA, its potential, and how commercial agricultural projects in the EU are already integrating quantum theories. Finally the paper notes that QBA is not new; it also may explain the mechanisms by which indigenous and Biodynamic farming practices work
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInnovative Research for Organic 3.0 - Volume 1
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the Scientific Track at the Organic World Congress 2017 November 9-11 in Delhi India
    EditorsGerold Rahman
    Place of PublicationThunen
    PublisherJohann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut
    Pages107-111
    Volume1
    ISBN (Print)978-3-86576-177-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2017
    EventOrganic World Congress 2017 - Delhi, India
    Duration: 9 Nov 201711 Nov 2017

    Publication series

    NameThünen Report
    PublisherThunen
    Number1
    Volume54
    ISSN (Print)2196-2324

    Conference

    ConferenceOrganic World Congress 2017
    Country/TerritoryIndia
    CityDelhi
    Period9/11/1711/11/17

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
    • Environmental Science(all)

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