Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Agriculture Intensification - A Devastating Foe of AGRO-Biodiversity

Amit Kour*, Dharambir Singh, Kiran, Nikita Punia and Sunita

Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India

*Corresponding Author: Amit Kour, Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India.

Received: December 16, 2022; Published: January 18, 2023

Abstract

The increasing demand for food and bio-energy leads to agriculture intensification that has driven the landscape heterogeneity decline, high agrochemical consumption, and abandonment of less fertile land per unit area as a result of which several species associated with farmland are unable to cope with the dramatic decline in both their range and abundance of distribution leading to loss of farmland diversity giving rise to conflict between intensive agriculture production and agro-faunal conservation goals with profound effects on the functioning of ecosystem challenging agro-industry to regulate such practices with sustainable intensification that facilitates persistence of indigenous biodiversity at scales that contribute to biodiversity at the national level for the beneficence of agro-faunal diversity at the same time. This paper assesses intensive farming practices on cropland relative to their impacts on biodiversity to determine whether it can help fill gaps in our knowledge about the management of farm landscape by conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification approach to prepare species sensitive new strategies and policies to fulfill all the proponents of benefits for conservation of agro-biodiversity

Keywords: Agroecosystem; Agriculture Intensification; Agro-biodiversity, Conservation Agriculture; Sustainable Intensification

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Citation

Citation: Amit Kour., et al. “Agriculture Intensification - A Devastating Foe of AGRO-Biodiversity". Acta Scientific Agriculture 7.2 (2023): 68-74.

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Copyright: © 2023 Amit Kour., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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