Exploiting Agrobiodiversity to meet new challenges to Agricultural Production in 21st century uri icon

abstract

  • Parallel demand for food, feed, and energy from agricultural crops coupled with climate change will pose major challenge to feed the increasing global population. Hunger and malnutrition has affected over 900 million people worldwide. Access to diverse genetic resources is vital in plant breeding to provide genetic traits to deal with new challenges to sustain agricultural production and meet demand for nutritionally-rich food worldwide

publication date

  • 2009