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Influence of sources of seed on varietal adoption behavior of wheat farmers in indo-gangetic plains of India
Seed is the most crucial input in the crop production cycle. Although new seed varieties are developed and released frequently, they often do not reach the farmers because of underdeveloped and inefficient seed delivery ...
Manual de determinación de rendimiento
(SAGARPA; CIMMYT, 2012)
From genotype x environment interaction to gene x environment interaction
Historically in plant breeding a large number of statistical models has been developed and used for studying genotype x environment interaction. These models have helped plant breeders to assess the stability of economically ...
Apuntes de una mujer en el campo
El papel que la mujer tiene en el campo es también importante, puesto que día a día agricultoras y asesoras técnicas trabajan para hacer del campo un sector mas productivo. Miriam Moreno originaria de Tlaxcala es Ing. ...
A field interview : the story of a small seed producer
Episode 2 of the series "A field interview" follows María Esther Rivas, a small seed producer in Celya, Mexico. During the interview, María speaks about the role of small seed producers in providing locally adapted seed ...
Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA)
Listen to what Tsedeke Abate, leader of the DTMA program, has to say about maize in Africa and the importance of planning ahead for more and more frequent droughts.
Improving irrigated rice production in the Senegal River Valley through experiential learning and innovation
Research facilitating farmer-researcher collaboration and experiential learning may provide the missing element to tailor crop management recommendations to meet farmers? needs. We tested different crop management systems ...
Comparative performance of conservation agriculture and current smallholder farming practices in semi-arid Zimbabwe
Conservationagriculture (CA) is currently promoted in sub-humid and semi-arid areas of sub-Saharan Africa as a means to increase crop water use efficiency and stabilize yields. In this study, conducted during three consecutive ...
Genotypic trade-offs between water productivity and weed competition under the System of Rice Intensification in the Sahel
Yield, water productivity and weed-inflicted Relative Yield Losses (RYL) under Recommended Management Practices (RMP) were compared with the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) under double-cropping for two seasons and ...
Opportunities for managing rice-fallow systems with conservation agriculture technologies
Conservation Agriculture (CA) -based technologies are based on the principles of drastic reduction in tillage) retaining adequate crop residues and diversified rotations. CA practices improve resource use efficiency and ...