In Silico Modulation Techniques for Upgrading Sustainability and Competitiveness in Agri-food Sector

  • Nitika Thakur


Agricultural sustainability and competitiveness of organic markets are the interlinked areas which jointly needs a serious makeover. In silico approaches generally highlight an insight to the use of signature sequences (promoter elements) and other related flanking elements. Agricultural sector mainly organic sector needs to be linked with modern techniques which can elevate its level and provides a clear explanation about the drawbacks and sources of improvement. The following chapter deals with the association of modern techniques like nanotechnology which can be linked further with agricultural problems to elevate conditions like sustainability and competitiveness of organic markets. Taking into account the various deleterious effects of conventional farming, the need of the hour demands for a technological interventional related with eco-friendly techniques like “green technology,” so that we can improve the status of organic markets and can easily understand the loopholes associated with traditional methodology which are followed by the farmers. Agriculture, natural resources, and food have been always linked to burning challenges (sustainability, susceptibility, human health). The aim of integrating techniques like using nanomaterials in agriculture is to bring reductions in levels of chemicals used, minimize nutrient losses during fertilization, and increase yield.


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  • Nitika Thakur
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  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyShoolini UniversitySolanIndia

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