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Pulses: Tiny Grains with Huge Value — 2016 International Year of Pulses

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Pulses may seem like tiny grains, and indvarious pulseseed they are. We may view pulses as merely a plant or food. However, pulses are an integral part of the Earth’s ecosystems. Their roots spread under the ground and make the soil rich. They grow along with nature without harming the environment, in whatever habitat. Their harvest is an important food source for humans. The year 2016 is declared by the United Nations to be the International Year of Pulses (IYP). In order to raise public consciousness and increase production and trade, various pulse-themed activities will be implemented around the world.

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