Pulses are an important part of the diet in India and are produced in large quantities. However, there are many factors that affect production, including weather, pests, and diseases. This article will analyze some of the major factors affecting pulses production in India.
The United Nations General Assembly had declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP) and had nominated FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) as the entity that would implement this concept in collaboration with different stakeholders. The idea was to highlight the crucial role played by pulses in maintaining a healthy diet, sustainable production of food, and also food security.
The method of agricultural production that includes a high level of biodiversity with Environmental preservation practices coupled with animal welfare is called Organic Farming. Organic products (Pulses) are always in demand due to sustainable development and fertilizer-free products.