Status of Agro-biodiversity and strategies used for its conservation in Nepal

Status of Agro-biodiversity and strategies used for its conservation in Nepal

More than 80% of food for human population comes from plant sources. Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) describes that people of Asian and African region gets 90% of their diet and nutrition from plants. Despite of 10 to 12 thousand ever known edible plant species, only 150-200 species are commonly used in the world. Rice,…