Wheat improvement in India: present status, emerging challenges and future prospects

  title={Wheat improvement in India: present status, emerging challenges and future prospects},
  author={Arun Kumar Joshi and Brahmeshwar Mishra and Ravish Chatrath and G. Ortiz Ferrara and Ravi Prakash Singh},
India is the second largest producer of wheat in the world, with production hovering around 68–75 million tons for past few years. The latest estimated demand for wheat production for the year 2020 is approximately 87.5 million tons, or about 13 million tons more than the record production of 75 million tons harvested in crop season 1999–2000. Since 2000, India has struggled to match that record production figure and thus faces a critical challenge in maintaining food security in the face of… 

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