Green technology: an eco-friendly approach towards sustainable agriculture

  • Neetu Dwivedi Department of Environmental Studies, Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, INDIA
  • Pravita Kumar Department of Chemistry, Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi New Delhi, INDIA
  • S. K. Dwivedi Department of Environmental Science, BBAU, Lucknow, UP, INDIA
  • Pramod Kumar Department of Chemistry, Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi New Delhi, INDIA
  • Kalpita Sonowal Department of Environmental Studies, Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, INDIA
  • Jaspal Singh Department of Environmental Science, Bareilly College, Bareilly. UP, INDIA
Keywords: Green technology, Agriculture, Sustainable development, Biofertilizers

Abstract

Indiscriminate use of agrochemicals for agriculture practices such as pest control, weed control, increasing soil fertility etc. may cause some undesirable effects not only to the agricultural ecosystem but also to human health due to persistent in nature. This led to the need for curtail our dependency on chemical based agro products and search for alternatives, which are environmentally feasible. In this regard, sustainable agriculture plays a vital role worldwide as it offers the potential to meet the present agricultural needs. It is also an alternative to upgrade the national economy without degrading the environmental quality. Green technology also an eco-friendly way and ensures safe and healthy agricultural outputs for mankind. The contribution of green technology towards sustainable development in the agricultural sector has been described in the present paper. It also an attempt to elaborate the role of green technology along with how it would be helpful in the sustainable development.

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Published
2017-02-28
How to Cite
Dwivedi, N., Kumar, P., Dwivedi, S. K., Kumar, P., Sonowal, K., & Singh, J. (2017). Green technology: an eco-friendly approach towards sustainable agriculture. G-Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4(4), 31-33. Retrieved from http://gjestenv.com/index.php/gjest/article/view/72
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Short communication