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2022, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part B

Organic farming in India: A brief review

Koyel Mukherjee, Abhishek Konar and Pranabesh Ghosh

Various food crops are produced in India, including cereals, pulses, and oilseeds. The biggest challenge in India since Independence has been supplying enough food for the growing population. Therefore, high-yielding varieties are cultivated with irrigation water, fertilizers, or pesticides. Government policy continues to encourage the growth of the agribusiness sector through substantial investment in infrastructure and food processing. Technological advancements and agri-infrastructure upgrading are still a concerning matter to achieve excellent status. With the time high use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides for high production soil fertility is losing as well as food safety is in challenging conditions. In the present scenario, organic farming is the backbone of the great Indian civilization. Organic Farming is the safest way of maintaining soil fertility and public health, too. As a result, organic farming can provide quality food without adversely affecting the soil health, the environment and without compromising the human health as well. Organic products include all varieties of food products like tea, fruits, rice, pulses, honey, spices, coffee, oilseeds, cereals, herbal products or maybe cotton, cosmetics, functional foods, body care products, and other similar products. The present review focuses on the organic farming importance and its status in India.
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How to cite this article:
Koyel Mukherjee, Abhishek Konar, Pranabesh Ghosh. Organic farming in India: A brief review. Int J Res Agron 2022;5(2):113-118. DOI: 10.33545/2618060X.2022.v5.i2b.120
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