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Nevertheless, the ecological sustainability and economic viability of new technologies are increasingly at stake. The rising populations of humans and animals, with their ever expanding food, fodder, and feed needs, exerts great pressure on the stabilizing elements of agro-ecosystems. As productive land becomes scarce, marginal farmers are pushed into fragile crop lands and forest areas unsuitable for modern agriculture. If the present trend of population growth persists, forest and pasture lands will be further reduced.