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Modern Agriculture: Meeting Future Food Demands through Sustainable Solutions

Chandrika Nanayakkara

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Colombo, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka


Article History

Received: 25 April 2023, Published: 01 June 2023

In the future, climate change and population growth will cause a significant crisis in the world's food production systems. Traditional agricultural practices will encounter challenges in feeding the growing population, necessitating the establishment of modern agriculture to meet future food demands. Currently, researchers are proposing sustainable solutions through innovative farming strategies and approaches, including mechanization, the use of chemical fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), organic fertilizers, crop rotation, integrated pest management (IPM), precision agriculture, and vertical or soilless farming. While modern agricultural practices may face challenges related to soil degradation, water scarcity, and the use of chemical fertilizers, these sustainable practices aim to ensure food security for future generations without compromising the environment or human health.



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To Cite the Article

Nanayakkara C. Role of plants to restore nature and to increase food productions simultaneously. Plants and Ecosystem. 2023;3:1-2.