Genomics Interventions in Crop Breedingfor Sustainable Agriculture uri icon

abstract

  • There has been significant improvement in production and productivity ofimportant cereal crops globally as a consequence of the ?Green Revolution? and otherinitiatives (1). However, today the stage has reached that the available traditionalmethods of crop improvement are not sufficient to provide enough and staple food grainsto the constantly growing world population (2). This situation is projected to be worse bythe year 2050 especially in context of climate change (3). In other words, theconventional plant breeding practices may not able to achieve the sustainability in today?sagriculture

publication date

  • 2011