Technology Development for Conservation, Propagation and Adaptation of Native Crops to Biotic and Abiotic Stress Factors: Concept, Hypothesis and Confirmation

Maiti, Ratikanta
June 2011
International Journal of Bio-Resource & Stress Management;Jun2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, following p182
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the technologies developed for the conservation, propagation and adaptation of native crops to biotic and abiotic stress factors. He notes the threat of global food security faced by increasing human population under the changing climate, global warming, pollution and other factors. He cites the focus of plant breeders on increasing food production by using high yielding varieties. He also discusses some of his research works that could be of help to plant breeders.


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