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dc.contributor.authorAgbowuro, Gbenga Oluwayomi-
dc.contributor.authorAyeyo, Morolake Elizabeth-
dc.contributor.authorEmecho, Tejiri Sophia-
dc.descriptionStaff Publicationen_US
dc.description.abstractncreasing human population, war, climate change, herdsmen-farmers clashes, banditry, terrorism, political unrest affected crop production negatively. These factors widen the gap between food production supply and its demand. In an attempt to fill this gap, agrochemicals were used to increase crop yield to meet the food demand of the ever-increasing population. Agrochemical’s introduction was accepted initially due to their quick and nonspecific actions. Decades later, these agrochemicals begin to pose threats to human and livestock health, causing land degradation, ecosystem imbalance, reduction in soil fertility and productivity. To avert the negative effects of agrochemicals on food and feed products, soil, water quality, and the environment. The use of a safe and eco-friendly alternative was developed. Microbial inoculants serve to be the best substitute for agrochemicals with substantial benefits in sustainable crop production and environmental sustainability. This review aims at updating available information on the benefits of using microbial inoculants in boosting crop production and the strategies to adopt for its effectiveness.en_US
dc.publisherAdvanced Journal of Graduate Researchen_US
dc.subjectcrop yield,en_US
dc.subjectmicrobial inoculantsen_US
dc.titleThe Use of Microbial Inoculants in Crop Production for Food Security Sustainabilityen_US
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