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By Khalid Rehman Hakeem

Meeting the world’s nutrients safety problem would require a multi-national, collaborative attempt to combine the simplest study from technology, engineering and socioeconomics in order that technological advances can carry merits the place they're so much wanted. the current booklet covers the impression 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 anticipated to hit 9.6 Billion through 2050, up from today’s overall of approximately 7.3 Billion, and with it foodstuff call for is anticipated to extend considerably. The post-war ‘second agricultural revolution’ in built international locations, and the ‘green revolution’ in constructing countries within the mid- Nineteen Sixties switched over agricultural practices and increased crop yields spectacularly, however the end result is levelling off and won't meet projected call for. concurrently, crop construction is plagued by many different components, together with business toxins, overuse of fertilizers and pesticides, heavy steel and radiation stresses and so forth. it's been famous that many pests have gotten proof against pesticides. Estimates range, yet round 25% of plants might be misplaced to pests and illnesses. weather swap linked to agriculture is usually a world factor. Agriculture is an important contributor to greenhouse gases and is envisioned to account for 10-12% of overall greenhouse gasoline (GHG) emissions. a number of the concerns highlighted are worldwide difficulties and are addressed thoroug

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