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Plant Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge for Food Security

  • Romesh Kumar Salgotra
  • Bharat Bhushan Gupta

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Vijai Pal Bhadana, Shiv Datt, Pawan Kumar Sharma
    Pages 87-103
  3. Gulzar S. Sanghera, Dharminder Bhatia, K. S. Thind
    Pages 163-181
  4. Muslima Nazir, Roohi Mushtaq, Showkat Ahmad Zargar, Aijaz Ahmad Wani, Sajad Majeed Zargar
    Pages 255-266

About this book

Introduction

With exponentially increasing population across the globe and shrinking resources, the concern of food security is looming large over the world community. To catch up with the fierce pace of growth in all the sectors of development, ensuring uninhibited availability of food resources is a prime agenda. The growing global demand for food, feed, fiber and bio-based renewable materials, such as bio-fuels, is changing the conditions for genetic resources development and bio-resource production worldwide.      

The crucial role in ensuring food security is played by the agro-based industries and enterprises. Advances in plant genetic resources coupled with traditional knowledge of the local tribes and native practices facilitate achievement of food security.     


Keywords

Benefit-sharing Food security Indian Traditional Knowledge Intellectual Property India Plant genetic resources

Editors and affiliations

  • Romesh Kumar Salgotra
    • 1
  • Bharat Bhushan Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.JammuIndia
  2. 2.JammuIndia

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