Pulses for sustainable food and nutrition security in South Asia region
Agrawal, Shiv Kumar
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Today’s agriculture is expected to produce more than just food as we head fast towards a C-rich N-poor world. To slow down the pace, we need to include more pulses, not only in our plates but also in the planet for ecosystem services such as a) Protection of soil, water and fossil resources, b) Crop rotation benefits, c) Enhanced farmland biodiversity, d) Reduced greenhouse gas emissions, e) Adaptation to climate change, f) Nutritious and sustainable foods.