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Sustainable Production of Rice Under Sodicity Stress Condition

  • Sameer Upadhyay
  • P. K. Singh
  • S. R. Rathi
  • Prashant Bisen
  • Bapsila loitongbam
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Abstract

In today’s world population, explosion is not an unknown phenomenon and so is climate change. Resources are limited, and hence, the act of sustainable production comes into play in agriculture. The word sustainable production in agriculture aims at producing food not compromising the food security of future generation. Rice is one of the major cereals which feed the entire South East Asia and its neighbouring countries contributing a major share in dietary consumption, and on the other hand, sodicity stress is engulfing areas which could otherwise contribute towards increased rice production. Therefore, to achieve the target to feed the ever-growing population, it is of paramount importance to utilise the sodicity condition such that it should contribute towards rice production in a sustainable way. Growing science of agriculture will play a prominent role for increasing production and will provide an opportunity to achieve the objective of extirpating hunger and ensuring food security.

Keywords

Crop management Sustainable options Nutrient management Sodicity Tolerant rice 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sameer Upadhyay
    • 1
  • P. K. Singh
    • 1
  • S. R. Rathi
    • 1
  • Prashant Bisen
    • 1
  • Bapsila loitongbam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Genetics and Plant BreedingInstitute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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