Paddy Waste Management: A Research Review
Huge production of crops like paddy leads to huge amount of waste generation and crop residues thus, enlightening the importance of effective management of paddy waste and by-products. Most common practice to deal with paddy waste and by-products is burning or dumping the waste. Inspite of huge usage potential of paddy waste as useful resource, the waste is not managed well. Technical solutions are available, but in most cases a legal framework need to be implemented before a technical solution can be applied. The best solution to deal with the problem is by creating awareness amongst the various stakeholders regarding various issues of paddy waste and straw burning. Also, the implementation of various policies framed by government should be the responsibility of the stakeholders for effective management of paddy waste and by-products.