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Sustainable Agriculture: Future of Plant Biotechnology

  • Javid Ahmad Parray
  • Mohammad Yaseen Mir
  • Nowsheen Shameem
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Abstract

Agricultural sustainable development is a very complicated issue and substantive by other factors like water resource shortage, cultivated land decline, environmental pollution etc. Early civilization was strongly base on agriculture and as such a need for alteration of crop which has been a longstanding practice which is traceable to 2500–2000 BC as recorded that in Africa the ancient Egyptians. However the scientific and technological advances of the past century have greatly expanded the breadth and power of agricultural innovations. There now exist a remarkable array of technologies to improve crop production and is documented in this chapter besides the biotechnological approaches to improve crop sustainability are also mentioned in the last section of this chapter.

Keywords

Biotechnology Sustainability Traditional Innovation network Models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javid Ahmad Parray
    • 1
  • Mohammad Yaseen Mir
    • 2
  • Nowsheen Shameem
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Environmental ScienceGovernment SAM Degree CollegeBudgamIndia
  2. 2.Centre of Research for DevelopmentUniversity of KashmirSrinagarIndia
  3. 3.Department of Environmental ScienceCluster UniversitySrinagarIndia

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