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By Khalid Rehman Hakeem

Meeting the world’s foodstuff defense problem would require a multi-national, collaborative attempt to combine the easiest study from technological know-how, engineering and socioeconomics in order that technological advances can carry advantages the place they're so much wanted. the current publication covers the influence of significant environmental difficulties on crop creation and the way to deal with those matters for sustainable agriculture and enhancements of crops. 

The world’s inhabitants is expected to hit 9.6 Billion by means of 2050, up from today’s overall of approximately 7.3 Billion, and with it nutrition call for is anticipated to extend considerably. The post-war ‘second agricultural revolution’ in constructed nations, and the ‘green revolution’ in constructing international locations within the mid- Nineteen Sixties switched over agricultural practices and increased crop yields spectacularly, however the final result is levelling off and won't meet projected call for. concurrently, crop creation is tormented by many different elements, together with commercial toxins, overuse of fertilizers and pesticides, heavy steel and radiation stresses and so on. it's been famous that many pests have gotten proof against pesticides. Estimates fluctuate, yet round 25% of vegetation will be misplaced to pests and illnesses. weather swap linked to agriculture is usually an international factor. Agriculture is an important contributor to greenhouse gases and is predicted to account for 10-12% of overall greenhouse gasoline (GHG) emissions. some of the matters highlighted are international difficulties and are addressed thoroug

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