Creating an economic stake for conserving the diversity of small millets in the Kolli Hills, India”.
|Title||Creating an economic stake for conserving the diversity of small millets in the Kolli Hills, India”.|
|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||King E.DIsrael, S. Ravi B, Padulosi S|
|Book Title||Community Biodiversity Management: Promoting Resilience and the Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources|
The general trend in agriculture, particularly concerning grain and cash crops, is an increasing shift towards monoculture, with the focus on a few, high-yielding varieties and hybrids. Thus, agriculture is becoming dependent on just a handful of cereal crops for meeting the demands of the food supply, resulting in a diminishing genetic diversity both on the farm and in dietary habits. According to the Food and Agriculture