Deep Sea Fishery

Deep-Sea Fishery Resources of the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Deep Sea fishery and inventorying the deep sea mega fauna of Indian exclusive economic zone (EEZ) are rather neglected areas of research in the post-independent Indian context, probably due to lack of adequate infrastructural facilities. Our knowledge on the deep sea fishery resources of the Indian EEZ are mainly from the pioneering works carried out […]

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Green Revolution In India

A Critical Review of the Green Revolution in India

The Green Revolution in India began in the mid-1960s marking a transition from traditional agriculture in India and the introduction of high-yielding varieties of seeds and the associated agricultural techniques. The need for introducing the Green Revolution in India arose due to a shortage of food-grains in part due to the legacy of colonial regime. […]

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Mutation Breeding for Crop Improvement

Mutation, a heritable change in a genetic characteristic of an organism, is a natural process that creates new variants (alleles) of genes. Mutation is the primary source of all genetic variations existing in any organism, including plants. Variation so created by mutation provides the raw material for natural selection and is a driving force in […]

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land degradation

Land Degradation Over More than a Quarter of Indias Area

Article 1 of the UN Convention to combat desertification defines land degradation as a “reduction or loss in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas of the biological or economic productivity and complexity of rain-fed cropland, irrigated cropland, or range, pasture, forest and woodlands resulting from land uses or from a process or combination of processes, […]

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Food Security

Moving Towards Food Security in Developing Nations such as India

What is food security? Food security is the ability to assure at all times the physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets the population’s dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. The basic elements of food security are food availability, food accessibility and food adequacy. […]

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