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Bioinformatics in Field of Agriculture: A Review

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP444    | Article Id: BKAP444 | Page : 23-26
Citation :- Bioinformatics in Field of Agriculture: A Review.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2022.(37):23-26
Ratna Prabha, D.P. Singh, Rajni Kumari, Anil Rai, Sanjay Kumar ratna.prabha@icar.gov.in
Address : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi-110 012, India.
Submitted Date : 4-02-2022
Accepted Date : 22-03-2022

Abstract

Agriculture represents an inevitable component of our life. Across continents, different kind of cereals and crops occupy role of important food. Domestication and improvements of crops is practiced from thousand years. Bioinformatics is a newly emerging discipline, though making significant practice in every area of science, including agriculture. Bioinformatics including different -omics fields (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics etc) and metagenomics is making a significant contribution in field of agricultural research. Bioinformatics is making available genomic and detailed information about different crops and agricultural important animals which is ultimately assisting researchers in development of improved varieties, disease diagnostic, pathogen resistance, disease tolerance etc. Bioinformatics is playing a significant role in discoveries and studies in field of agriculture. 

Keywords

Agriculture Agricultural research Bioinformatics -Omics areas

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