EFFICIENT NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN FIELD CROPS FOR FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY
PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY,
The current agricultural producers are under immense strain to supply rising food demand due to rising population and dwindling land and other resources. Several critical inputs, such as fertilizers and other chemicals, are exploited to address this challenge, creating environmental damage. Soil health has deteriorated, land degradation has occurred, and major environmental challenges have arisen as a result of intensive agricultural production without respect for environmental sustainability. As a result, future efforts to feed the world's growing population should prioritize increasing agricultural output while remaining ecologically responsible. In this sense, novel approaches are required, as current policies are incapable of addressing these issues. The notion of efficient nutrient management, which includes a variety of strategies for agricultural sustainability, as well as numerous soil and crop management strategies (SCMS) meant to maximise crop output under environmentally sustainable conditions, is addressed. Balanced fertilization, minimized use of chemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides, and improved crop input utilization efficiency could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously saving the environment. Sustainable agriculture holds promising applications for humanity and the environment, and it can be realised if industrialized and developing countries collaborate to establish a "shared vision" that produces more food with less ecological consequences.
- Agricultural sustainability
- greenhouse gas emissions
- environmental stability
- food security
- soil and crop management
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