LITERATURE REVIEW Inorganic fertilizers provide rapid nutrition and give plants with the nutrients needed to grow healthy and strong. Inorganic fertilizer, also called as synthetic fertilizer, is manufactured artificially and contains minerals or synthetic chemicals and it is which help a plant to grow faster. Effective use of Inorganic Fertilizers Effectiveness in using these chemicals has good and bad effects on the environment especially on the health of a human being. Fertilizer has turn into essential to modern agriculture to feed the growing population. Use of fertilizers, especially, the chemical fertilizers has brought in blessings on humanity, which helped contain hunger and death in changed corners of the world.
Home gardening is gaining popularity in the United States, where renewed interest in self-sufficiency and green living has become widespread. Backyard fruit and vegetable gardens are part of a larger shift toward ecological consciousness and bioregional cuisine. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages the use of home gardens and provides resources that enable success. However, despite its benefits, backyard gardening is also associated with many drawbacks Nutrition: The nutritional value of food is largely a function of its vitamin and mineral content. In this regard, organically grown food is dramatically superior in mineral content to that grown by modern conventional methods.
The positive effects of using GMOs are greater than why we shouldn't use them. One of the main reason I am choosing to use GMO plants is because, they may be able to help the environment. It can do this many ways, one of the ways is that we can grow more food which can feed more people using less land. This solves the problem of starvation. We can genetic modify these plants to where we could produce more food or more ways we can make food.
Plants and animals that have been genetically modified can become more resistant to the unexpected problems of disease. The beneficiaries have also been the agrochemical industry (pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and nematicides), large petrochemical companies (BASF, Dow Chemical, and ExxonMobil), manufacturers of agricultural machinery, dam builders, and large landowners. As stated by PG Economics, “The insect resistant (IR) technology used in cotton and corn has consistently delivered yield gains from reduced pest damage.” Pest control is very important to GMO farming and benefits the value of the crops. For others, the idea of GMO farming is a bad one because it leads to reduced genetic diversity, increased vulnerability to pests, soil erosion, water shortages, reduced soil fertility, micronutrient deficiencies, soil contamination, reduced availability of nutritious food crops for the local population, the displacement of vast numbers of small farmers from their land, rural impoverishment, and increased tensions and conflicts. Also, many of the farmers that use GMO for agricultural production do not follow all of the standards.
An improved crop yield by inoculation with a phosphate solubilizing fungal strain has been observed in many field studies. Thus, during the present investigation the facts that the inoculation of PSF has a positive effect on the growth and productivity of plants, has led us to in vitro and pot experiment studies to observe the ability of Aspergillus niger K7 in the growth, yield and nutrient absorption of plants against the soil
However, it also has benefits. These include increased pest, herbicides, pesticides and disease resistance, increased supply of food and drought tolerance of genetically modified crops. If all crops are to be genetically modified, we can rest assured that we need not worry about hunger and poverty in the
It allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another and between nonrelated species. Foods produced from or using GM organisms are often referred to as GM foods. For the benefits, first of all, the genetically modified crops are more productive and have a larger yield. According to the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy, genetically modified crops is a better taste, increased nutrients and resistance to disease and pests, and faster output of crops. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations also says that farmers can grow more food on less land with
It provides extra nutrients for the plant’s growth and life cycle. It can also increase the soil’s capability to retain water. Organic farms use humus since it is composed of decomposing leaves, another chemical reaction. Humus, which is essential to the soil, balances out the presence of carbon and nitrogen ratio of the soil. It can also retain, remove or lower concentrations of pollutants present in the soil (Royal Society of Chemistry,
The research also showed that the GM foods have high nutrients and contain more minerals and vitamins compared to the traditional crops. Key et (2008) GM technology offers a way to alleviate some of these problems by engineering plants to express additional products that can combat malnutrition. The authors trying to say that genetically modified crops can produce more nutrients that are needed by the human body. Whitman (200) stated that genetically modified crops are drought/salinity tolerant. These plants can withstand long periods of drought or
In what way?in plants These methods of selective breeding can potentially positively influence world food production in these ways improved quality of seed grains, increased levels of proteins in forage crops. It is also beneficial by helping the plants to be more resilient to insects and disease. They are also making them to have a capacity to grow on lands that are not suitable for them to grow in which can be a benefit and that way you can get more food and a variety of different plants even if it is in a land which can’t suit them. This show that it helps people ● What is the purpose of selective breeding?The purpose of selective breeding is to develop livestock whose desirable traits have strong heritable components and can therefore be propagated. ● What are the pros and cons to genetic engineering?Pros and Cons of Genetic Engineering.