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

Review Article Volume 8 Issue 6

Pulses: The Power Packed Plants for Healthy Life and Sustainable Agriculture

Abhilash Behera1, Guru Prasad Mishra2 and Priyadarshani P Mohapatra3*

1Ph.D (Genetics and Plant Breeding) School of Crop Improvement, College of Postgraduate Studies in Agricultural Sciences, (CAU-Imphal), Umiam, Meghalaya, India
2M.Sc. (Agronomy) School of Natural Resource Management, College of Postgraduate Studies in Agricultural Sciences, (CAU-Imphal), Umiam, Meghalaya, India
3Assistant Professor (Horticulture), MTTC&VTC, College of Community Science, (CAU-Imphal), Tura, Meghalaya, India

*Corresponding Author: Priyadarshani P Mohapatra, Assistant Professor (Horticulture), MTTC&VTC, College of Community Science, (CAU-Imphal), Tura, Meghalaya, India.

Received: February 12, 2024; Published: May 13, 2024

Abstract

Pulses are essential food crops that contribute to global food security and climate change, as well as to nutritious diets. Pulses also play an important role in soil biodiversity and soil fertility, which is a key factor in ensuring that people have access to a diverse nutritional diet to fight hidden hunger, and are essential for sustainable agriculture. In this review, we discuss importance of pulses and its impact on climate change, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity and their potential applications in the context of addressing malnutrition in India, where a large portion of the population is vegetarians.

Keywords: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Nutrition; Pulse; Soil Fertility

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Citation

Citation: Priyadarshani P Mohapatra., et al. “Pulses: The Power Packed Plants for Healthy Life and Sustainable Agriculture". Acta Scientific Agriculture 8.6 (2024): 02-05.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Priyadarshani P Mohapatra., 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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