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Biotechnology and sustainable agriculture

Biotechnology and sustainable agriculture

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural biotechnology -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographic references (p. 79-83).

      SeriesOECD working papers,, v. 2, no. 87
      ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD72 .O38 vol. 2, no. 87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. ;
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL915662M
      LC Control Number95211999
      OCLC/WorldCa32870868

      As result, the parasite cannot line in the transgenic host, and the transgenic plant is protected from the pest. It requires strong policy system and encouragement among farmers especially small scale farmers to adopt and grow GMOs crops on large scale with minimal risk. These include ecosystem restoration, enhancing resilience of plant communities, recovering of Introduction Chapter 1 11 endangered flora, adaptive strategies for diversity conservation, etc. These include The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study and the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative which seek to establish an economic cost benefit analysis on the practice of sustainable land management and sustainable agriculture.

      Bt cotton enables complete elimination from bollworm attacks and saves Lakhs of crores of rupees in pesticides spray and denied of health problems by using poisonous chemicals. In addition, preventing spoilage, damage, and reduced nutritional value will be facilitated. See also: Peak farmland As the global population increases and demand for food increases, there is pressure on land as a resource. Practices include, recycling as much farm waste as possible, and adding composted material from sources outside the farm. Insertion of foreign DNA sequences into mammalian germ line is done by microinjection of foreign DNA into undivided fertilized egg using retrovirus.

      Arbuscular mycorrhizas and their significance in promoting soilplant systems sustainability against environmental stresses. Brinster, R. Putney, D. Fresher products: Genetic modification can augment the durability of products. Bt cotton enables complete elimination from bollworm attacks and saves Lakhs of crores of rupees in pesticides spray and denied of health problems by using poisonous chemicals. Increase in temperature will hasten crop maturity.


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Biotechnology and sustainable agriculture Download PDF Ebook

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Sustainable Agriculture

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Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendrangar, Hyderabad.

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