‘We need to cut down on the use of land, water and fertilisers’

“Soil sciences was a promising region when I entered (the discipline) in the late sixties and remains just so and not well-known as we get into the 2020s. But the bestowing of the Entire world Food items Prize for my function is a clear recognition of its essential purpose in agriculture,” suggests Rattan Lal, winner of the 2020 award.

In a way, the $250,000-award, viewed as the Nobel Prize for Agriculture, is the crowning glory for the seventy five-year-outdated Indian-American soil scientist, who hails from Haryana. It follows the prestigious Entire world Agriculture Prize (2019) and the Japan Prize (2018)

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