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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 5 (2018)

Leveraging the potential of agriculture sector and food supply with block chain technology - A review

Author(s):

Sumira Malik, Amrita Singh, Rajnandini Kumari, Sudeep Pathak, Shikha Rohila, Sonam Choki and Basanta Pandey

Abstract:
Block chain technology, an eminent technology in recent era is known for its well distributed, safe, secured ledger transaction and forgery proof data creation and its maintenance among the users. A block chain facilitates a public platform by providing it secured ledger system. It is commonly accessible and secured database to store and distribute information without any central controller. This article emphases on Block chain technology as a reliable, promising, transparent, error prone and as a distributed ledger technology towards agriculture sector and food product supply chains. However, the hitches of the Block chain technology are also highlighted which may hinder the widespread and open practice of this technology among farmers and the consumers in future. These hindrances could be overcome by intended use of Block chain technology experimentally as well as by simultaneous working on its feedback.

Pages: 116-119  |  1446 Views  311 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Sumira Malik, Amrita Singh, Rajnandini Kumari, Sudeep Pathak, Shikha Rohila, Sonam Choki and Basanta Pandey. Leveraging the potential of agriculture sector and food supply with block chain technology - A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(5S):116-119.

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