Streamlining Different Plant Breeding Methods to Enhance Water Use Efficiency in Agricultural Systems

Umesh Babu B. S. *

Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, UAS, Raichur (Karnataka) - 584104, India.

Archana K. A.

Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, UAS, Dharwad (Karnataka) - 580005, India.


J. R. F, ICAR-IIRR, Rajendra Nagar Hyderabad (Telangana) - 500030, India.

Afsanabanu Manik

Department of Crop Physiology, UAS, Raichur (Karnataka) - 584104, India.

Surekha S.

Department of Crop Physiology, UAS, Raichur (Karnataka) - 584104, India.


Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, UAS, Raichur (Karnataka) - 584104, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The relevance of Water in human life and agro-ecosystems has been extensively illustrated for decades around the globe. Despite the reality that the earth is mostly surrounded by water, its utility has been limited to domestic consumption and agricultural purposes. Thus, tweaking water usage in agricultural systems has been a tricky problem in order to meet the requirements of the growing population and to obtain more crop yield per drop of water in agriculture. In this review, an attempt has been made to revisit the methods available to improve water use efficiency in agriculture.

Keywords: Plant breeding, water relevance, agro-ecosystems

How to Cite

Umesh Babu B. S., Archana K. A., Honnappa, Manik, A., Surekha S., & Revanasiddayya. (2023). Streamlining Different Plant Breeding Methods to Enhance Water Use Efficiency in Agricultural Systems. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(11), 3171–3176.


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