Utilization of protected cultivation for crop production and preservation in India

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Avinash Sharma
Megha Raghavan
Zhang Shi
Nguyen Tran Hai Bang

Abstract

The present paper discusses about the applications of protected cultivation for crop activities, and technology utilization in India. The crop production, management, plant propagation are applied at protected cultivation in sustainable agriculture. The advancement of technology is boosted in protected cultivation that transforms sustainable agriculture into modern agriculture. The various agricultural crops are practiced naturally after research progress in protected cultivation. The various sophisticated technologies like scientific farming, vertical farming, vertical farming with hydroponics, organic farming, micro-irrigation, organic fertigation, chemical fertigation, IPM, IDM, INM, farm machines & tools, aquaponic, micro green farming, in-situ crop preservation, azolla production and seed production are utilized in crop activity and academic & research. The modern technologies are constituted in protected cultivation that transforms modern agriculture into smart agriculture. It will promote land, water, waste land conservation. It would reform nutrient content of the soil, forbids soil erosion and soil pollution. It will provide employment opportunities, agricultural business, food security and rural development in India.

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How to Cite
Sharma, A. ., Raghavan, M. ., Shi, Z. ., & Bang, N. T. H. (2021). Utilization of protected cultivation for crop production and preservation in India. Environment Conservation Journal, 22(1&2), 13-17. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2021.221203

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