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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 3 (2019)

Sustainable agriculture and recent trends in science and technology

Author(s):

Mukhtyar Ahmed

Abstract:
Agriculture is one of the important economic activities practiced in the country since antiquity. But still India is a home of 15% of the world’s undernourished population. More than half of the workforce is still dependent on it, directly or indirectly for their livelihood and employment. In India, agriculture is considered as the largest economic activity and contributes to the declining share of its GDP (17% in 2013-14). However with the advancement in science and technology and the use in Agriculture, it undoubtedly revolutionized the agriculture on the one hand but on the other hand it degrades food quality as well as the farm lands for long time. Despite of these challenges, there is vast potential for India to enhance its agricultural productivity to meet the food requirements of its growing population. Sustainable agriculture and organic farming is the key way to improve the soil health, productivity and the longevity of arable land. This study attempts identify the changing strands on Agriculture with two reasons; first. To analyze the changing trends of technology in agriculture. And second its repercussions on production and productivity. The study is based on the following objectives; <div><ul><li>To highlight the significances of sustainable agriculture in the country. </li><li>To study the emerging trends of scientific techniques in the promotion of sustainable agriculture. </li><li>To analyze the role of sustainable agriculture in India. </li></ul></div>

Pages: 99-104  |  2020 Views  636 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Mukhtyar Ahmed. Sustainable agriculture and recent trends in science and technology. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3S):99-104.

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