Nutrient and Water Management Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in the SAT uri icon

abstract

  • The current population in India is around 900 million and it continues to grow at an annual rate of 2.14%. By the year 2000 AD, population is expected to cross one billion mark. Feeding this burgeoning population would require 230-240 million tonnes of cereals and pulses and about 26 million tonnes of oil seeds. This demand requires an increase of food production from the present 176 million tonnes

publication date

  • 1999