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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Plant genetic resources

M Hemalatha and VK Deshpande
Plant genetic resources are the biological basis of food security. Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture comprises diversity of seeds and planting materials of traditional varieties and modern cultivars, crop wild relatives and different wild plant species. It provides wealth and food diversity for humans and animals, fiber, fuel, healthful plants, affects water regulation in nature, prevents soil erosion and degradation, allows the development of sport, recreation and ecotourism. Users of Plant Genetic Resources (PGR) will probably utilize these capacities to significantly increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their efforts to conserve, discover and utilize novel qualities in PGR and facilitate to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During this review it's discussed about efforts for the conservation of resources and sources.
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How to cite this article:
M Hemalatha and VK Deshpande. Plant genetic resources. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 539-546.

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