08-01-2013 09:57 AM | India

Swaminathan calls for doubling science efforts in agriculture

Calling upon the scientific community to double its efforts in harnessing science to meet challenges in food, nutrition and water, renowned agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan said here on Monday that science could lead to “evergreen revolution in agriculture” aimed at increasing productivity without associated ecological or social harm.

Dr. Swaminathan, also the senior-most former president of the Indian Science Congress Association was speaking to delegates at the valedictory session of 100th Indian Science Congress held in the city from January 3 to January 7.
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